July 22nd: What is special about this date?

July 22nd marks the 203rd day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 204th in case of leap years). There are 162 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on July 22nd, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to July 22nd and what happened on July 22nd in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about July 22nd.


July 22nd: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On July 22nd there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Selena Gomez
    Selena Gomez (1992)

    American singer, actress, and fashion designer.

  • Shawn Michaels
    Shawn Michaels (1965)

    Shawn michaels is a retired professional wrestler known for his time in the wwe and for being one of the greatest in-ring performers of all...

  • Willem Dafoe
    Willem Dafoe (1955)

    American actor who was nominated for the oscar for best supporting actor for his portrayal of the betrayed sergeant, "platoon" in 1986.

  • David Spade
    David Spade (1964)

    American comedian and actor, spadeaeur(tm) is one of the hottest new writers-performers that emerged from "saturday night live" during the...

  • Marcel Cerdan
    Marcel Cerdan (1916)

    Algerian-french boxing champion.

  • John Leguizamo
    John Leguizamo (1964)

    John leguizamo is a colombian-american actor known for his roles in films such as 'moulin rouge!' and 'romeo + juliet'.

  • Terence Stamp
    Terence Stamp (1938)

    British actor.

  • Danny Glover
    Danny Glover (1946)

    American actor, film director, and activist.

  • Alex Trebek
    Alex Trebek (1940)

    Canadian-american game show host for the u.s.

  • Bonnie Langford
    Bonnie Langford (1964)

    British actress, who began her career as a precocious, bubbly child star at six years old.

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July 22nd: who died on this date?

On July 22nd the following celebrities died:

  • Estelle Getty
    Estelle Getty (2008)

    Estelle Getty was an American actress best known for her role as Sophia Petrillo on the TV series 'The Golden Girls.

  • Dennis Farina
    Dennis Farina (2013)

    Dennis farina was an american actor known for his roles in popular tv shows and movies such as law & order and snatch.

  • Linda Christian
    Linda Christian (2011)

    Tampico, mexico -- actress.

  • Sacha Distel
    Sacha Distel (2004)

    French singer, guitarist and composer.

  • Duane Jones
    Duane Jones (1988)

    Heart attacks at 51.

  • Qusay Hussein (2003)

    Son of Saddam Hussein, worked as a journalist before his death.

  • Lunetta Chavez (2015)

    Pioneering scientist in the field of genetics.

  • Preciosa Santos (2015)

    Influential playwright known for her groundbreaking works.

  • Galdino Pacheco (2010)

    Celebrated playwright known for his thought-provoking works.

  • Tilia Köster (1969)

    Pioneering chemist who made significant contributions to the field of organic chemistry.

  • See all famous people who died on July 22nd


July 22nd: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On July 22nd, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Cancer according to the Western Zodiac.

Cancer zodiac sign

July 22nd: what is special about the Cancer sign?

The Cancer sign encompasses people born between June 21st and July 22nd.

You can discover Cancer's personality traits and attitude and Cancer's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Cancer born in July discover why July born are so special.


July 22nd: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on July 22nd in history:

  • Jul 22, 1905: Taft-Katsura Agreement.
  • Jul 22, 1910: A wireless telegraph sent from the results in the identification, arrest and execution of murderer Dr. Hawley Crippen.
  • Jul 22, 1935: Lester Walton appointed Minister to Liberia
  • Jul 22, 1952: Poland adopts Communist-imposed Constitution
  • Jul 22, 1959: Earth gas found at Kolham (Slochteren) Groningen
  • Jul 22, 1981: Turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca sentenced in a Rome court to life in prison.
  • Jul 22, 1988: 500 US scientists pledge to boycott Pentagon germ-warfare research.
  • Jul 22, 1995: Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), lands
  • Jul 22, 1999: The first version of MSN Messenger is released by Microsoft.
  • Jul 22, 2002: Parts of Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands were struck by an earthquake measuring magnitude 4.7.
  • Jul 22, 2004: The production of the 2004 Corvette model Corvette has been halted. Also, the C5 Corvette model Corvette has been discontinued. Since 1997, nearly 250,000 units were produced.
  • Jul 22, 2014: Operation Protective Edge: A second inspection by United Nations officials revealed that rockets were being stored at a UNWRA-run school in Gaza. UNWRA workers returned rockets found in a school last week to Hamas.

What day of the year is July 22nd?

July 22nd marks the 203rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 204th in case of leap years).

There are 162 days remaining until the end of the year.

July 22nd is the 22nd day of the month of July.