July 22: Day of the Week
July 22, 2021 is the 203rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 162 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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July 22 Historical Event(s)
- 1484Battle of Lochmaben Fair – A 500-man raiding party led by Alexander Stewart, Duke of Albany and James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas are defeated by Scots forces loyal to Albany’s brother James III of Scotland; Douglas is captured.
- 1499Battle of Dornach – The Swiss decisively defeat the Imperial army of Emperor Maximilian I.
- 1686Albany, New York is formally chartered as a municipality by Governor Thomas Dongan.
- 1796Surveyors of the Connecticut Land Company name an area in Ohio “Cleveland” after Gen. Moses Cleaveland, the superintendent of the surveying party.
- 1916In San Francisco, California, a bomb explodes on Market Street during a Preparedness Day parade killing 10 and injuring 40.
- 1942Holocaust: the systematic deportation of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto begins.
- 1976Japan completes its last reparation to the Philippines for war crimes committed during the imperial Japan’s conquest of the country in the Second World War
- 1992Near Medellín, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes from his luxury prison fearing extradition to the United States.
- 1993Great Flood of 1993: levees near Kaskaskia, Illinois rupture, forcing the entire town to evacuate by barges operated by the Army Corps of Engineers.
- 2011Norway is the victim of twin terror attacks, the first being a bomb blast which targeted government buildings in central Oslo, the second being a massacre at a youth camp on the island of Utøya.
Who were born on July 22?
- 1878Janusz Korczak, Polish children’s author and pediatrician (d. 1942)
- 1922Dick Hoerner, American football player (d. 2010)
- 1922Orson Bean, American actor
- 1942Peter Habeler, Austrian mountaineer
- 1943Kay Bailey Hutchison, American politician
- 1958David Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1984)
- 1964Bonnie Langford, English actress and dancer
- 1969Despina Vandi, Greek singer
- 1972Colin Ferguson, Canadian actor
- 1991Matthew James, English footballer
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