The 22nt o Julie is the 203rd day o the year (204t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 162 days ti come.
- 1802 - Emperor Gia Long conquers Hanoi an unifies Vietnam.
- 1864 - American Ceevil War: Battle o Atlanta.
- 1943 - Warld War II: Allied forces capture Palermo, Sicily.
- 1946 - A Zionist underground organisation bombs the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, killin 91 fowk.
- 1977 - Deng Xiaoping is restored tae pouer in the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae.
- 1983 - Poland revokes mairtial law.
- 1994 - Yahya Jammeh comes tae pouer in the Gambie through a coup.
- 2005 - Lunnon's Metropolitan Polis shuits dead innocent Brazilian electreecian Jean Charles de Menezes in the hunt for terror suspects.
- 2009 - The langest-lastin total solar eclipse o the 21st century is seen ower pairts o Indie, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Fowkrepublic o Cheenae, Japan an the wastren Paceefic Ocean.
- 2011 - 2011 Norawa attacks: Anders Behring Breivik detonates a car bomb in Oslo an carries oot a shuitin at a poleetical youth camp on the island o Utoya, killin a total o 77 fowk.
- 2012 - Bradley Wiggins becomes the first Inglis, an Breetish, cyclist tae win the Tour de France.
- 2013 - A series o yirdquauks in Dingxi, Fowkrepublic o Cheenae, kills 89 fowk.
- 2016 - 2016 Munich attacks: 9 fowk are shot dead in an aroond the Olympia shoppin centre in Munich, Bavarie, Germany.
- 2019 - Jo Swinson becomes leader o the Leeberal Democrats.
- 2020 - COVID-19 pandemic: The nummer o recordit COVID-19 cases warldwide reaches 15 million.
- 1210 - Joan o Ingland, Queen o Scots (d. 1238)
- 1478 - Philip I o Castile (d. 1506)
- 1510 - Alessandro de' Medici, Duke o Florence (d. 1537)
- 1519 - Pape Innocent IX (d. 1591)
- 1596 - Michael I o Roushie (d. 1645)
- 1818 - Thomas Stevenson, Scots lichthoose designer an ingineer (d. 1887)
- 1831 - Emperor Komei o Japan (d. 1867)
- 1845 - James Campbell Noble, Scots penter (d. 1913)
- 1882 - Edward Hopper, American penter (d. 1967)
- 1887 - Gustav Ludwig Hertz, German pheesicist (d. 1975)
- 1899 - Sobhuza II, Keeng o Swaziland (d. 1982)
- 1923 - Bob Dole, American politeecian
- 1926 - J. I. Packer, Breetish-Canadian theologian (d. 2020)
- 1928 - Jimmy Hill, Inglis fitbaw personality (d. 2015)
- 1932 - Oscar de la Renta, Dominican-American fashion designer (d. 2014)
- 1934 - Louise Fletcher, American actress
- 1943 - Kay Bailey Hutchison, American politeecian
- 1946 - Danny Glover, American actor, film director an activist
- 1955 - Willem Dafoe, American actor
- 1964 - John Leguizamo, Colombian-American actor, producer an screenwriter
- 1977 - Alex Cole-Hamilton, Scots politeecian
- 1978 - Dennis Rommedahl, Dens fitbawer
- 1980 - Dirk Kuyt, Dutch fitbawer
- 1992 - Selena Gomez, American actress an sangster
- 2013 - Prince George o Cambridge
- 1461 - Charles VII o Fraunce (b. 1403)
- 1676 - Pape Clement X (b. 1590)
- 1746 - Maria Teresa o Spain (b. 1726)
- 1826 - Giuseppe Piazzi, Italian mathemateecian an astronomer (b. 1746)
- 1832 - Napoleon II o Fraunce (b. 1811)
- 1893 - John Rae, Orcadian physeecian an splorer (b. 1813)
- 1908 - Randal Cremer, Inglis politeecian (b. 1828)
- 1915 - Sandford Fleming, Scots-Canadian ingineer an inventor (b. 1827)
- 1950 - William Lyon Mackenzie King, Prime meenister o Canadae (b. 1874)
- 1967 - Carl Sandburg, American poet (b. 1878)
- 2005 - Jean Charles de Menezes, Brazilian electreecian (b. 1978)
- 2008 - Estelle Getty, American actress (b. 1923)
- 2013 - Dennis Farina, American actor (b. 1944)
- 2013 - Lawrie Reilly, Scots fitbawer (b. 1928)
- 2018 - Chiyo Miyako, Japanese supercentenarian (b. 1901)
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