July 22nd

2013
Prince George of Cambridge is born. He is the first child of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
2011
Lone wolf extremist goes on a massacre in Norway. Anders Behring Breivik an anti-Islamist extremist placed a car bomb in front of the Norwegian Prime Minister's office in Oslo. A few hours after the bomb exploded, killing 8 people and injuring about 200 others, Breivik opened fire at a youth summer camp at the island of Utøya killing 69 participants. This was the deadliest incident of violence in the Scandinavian country since the Second World War.
2011 Norway attacks
2006
Israeli tanks, bulldozers and armored personnel carriers knocked down a fence and barreled over the Lebanese border as forces seized the village of Maroun al-Ras from Hezbollah.
Timeline of United States inventions (1890–1945)
2004
The Sept. 11 commission issued a report saying America's leaders failed to grasp the gravity of terrorist threats before the 9/11 attacks.
United Airlines Flight 93
2003
Raid in Mosul. A raid on a compund near Mosul, Iraq by United States Army 101st Airborne Division ended with the deaths of killing Saddam Hussein's sons Uday and Qusay and Qusay's 14-year old son.
Battle of Mosul (2004)
1998
Iran tested a medium-range missile capable of reaching Israel or Saudi Arabia.
Nuclear program of Saudi Arabia
1995
Susan Smith was convicted by a jury in Union, S.C., of first-degree murder for drowning her two sons. (She is serving life in prison.).
Susan Smith
1994
O.J. Simpson pleaded innocent to the slaying of his ex-wife, Nicole, and her friend, Ronald Goldman.
O. J. Simpson murder case
1991
Police in Milwaukee arrested serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who later confessed to murdering 17 men and boys.
Jeffrey Dahmer
1990
Greg LeMond won his third Tour de France. A Minnesota native, Lemond was the first American to win the great French cycling race.
Greg LeMond
1983
First solo helicopter flight around the world. Australian Dick Smith became the first person to fly a helicopter around the world solo. He started his trip in August, 1982 and it took him around a year to finish his trip.
Dick Smith (entrepreneur)
1981
Turkish extremist Mehmet Ali Agca was sentenced in Rome to life in prison for shooting Pope John Paul II. (He served 19 years.).
Mehmet Ali Ağca
1975
Congress restored Confederate general Robert E. Lee's U.S. citizenship.
Robert E. Lee
1963
Sarawak achieves independence from British colonial rule.
History of Malaysia
1943
American forces led by Gen. George S. Patton captured Palermo, Sicily.
Allied invasion of Sicily
1942
Warsaw Ghetto Jews (300,000) are sent to Treblinka Extermination Camp.
Grossaktion Warsaw (1942)
1937
The Senate rejected President Franklin D. Roosevelt's proposal to add more justices to the Supreme Court.
Judicial Procedures Reform Bill of 1937
1934
John Dillinger was shot to death outside Chicago's Biograph Theater.
John Dillinger
1933
American aviator Wiley Post becomes the first person to fly solo around the Earth. Post landed on Floyd Bennett Field in New York 7 days after he departed alone from the same airfield in a Lockheed Vega aircraft known as Winnie Mae.
Wiley Post
1894
World's first competitive motor race. The Paris–Rouen, Le Petit Journal Competition for Horseless Carriages was the world's first city to city motoring competition. Staring in Paris and ending in Rouen, the race was organized by the newspaper Le Petit Journal.
Paris–Rouen (motor race)
1796
The city of Cleveland was founded by Gen. Moses Cleaveland.
Moses Cleaveland
1587
A second English colony, also fated to vanish under mysterious circumstances, was established on Roanoke Island off North Carolina.
Roanoke Colony
1515
First Congress of Vienna settles issues between Poland & Holy Roman Empire - rise of the Habsburgs influence.
Congress of Vienna (disambiguation)
1456
Battle at Nandorfehervar (Belgrade): Hungarian army under Janos Hunyadi beats Sultan Murad II.
Siege of Belgrade (1456)
1099
First Crusade: Godfrey of Bouillon is elected the first Defender of the Holy Sepulchre of The Kingdom of Jerusalem.
Godfrey of Bouillon