Momentous events in history: July 22, 2018



On this day, July 22 – the most interesting that has happened in Ukraine and the world!


International day of Boxing.

Azerbaijan – Day of national press.

Swaziland – Day society.

Tajikistan – the Day of state language of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Central African Republic – Day tree planting.


1708 By order of Hetman Ivan Mazepa executed Ukrainian statesman Vasily Kochubey.

1907 In England, organized the scout movement.

1947 In Prague, opened the 1st world festival of youth and students.

1995 American astronomers Alan Hale and Thomas BOPP (Bopp Thomas) discovered a new comet, of course named after them. And in 1997 everyone had the good fortune to the naked eye to watch the comet Hale-BOPP during the month.

2000 In the Paris airport crashed supersonic passenger airliner Concorde .

2010 In Argentina, entered into force a law on same-sex marriage.

2011 terrorist Attacks in Norway. The explosion in Oslo about the Norwegian government, 8 people were killed and dozens wounded. The attack Breivik at a youth camp on the island of Utoya killed 68 and injured dozens.

Born on this day:

1575 Christoph Sheiner, German astronomer, physicist and mathematician.

1853 David Belasco, American playwright and Director.

1867 Marseille Journe, French Opera singer.

1929 Vasily Shukshin, Russian writer, film Director, actor.

1967 Matt LeBlanc, American actor.

1971 Dmitry Kolyadenko, Ukrainian choreographer, dancer, television presenter and singer.

1992 Selena Gomez, American actress and singer.

2002 Felix, Prince of Denmark, a grandson of Queen Margrethe II.

2013 George of Cambridge, the first grandchild of Prince Charles.


1834 Samuel Coleridge, English romantic poet, critic and philosopher.

1846, Louis I Bonaparte, king of Holland (1806-1810), brother of Napoleon I Bonaparte.

2012 Bohdan Stupka, Soviet and Ukrainian theater and cinema actor, people’s artist of the USSR.

2017 Konstantin Sytnik, Soviet and Ukrainian scientist-biologist, academician of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, politician.


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