Holidays, Celebrations on

July 22nd is a day that offers a unique blend of observances from the scientific to the sumptuous, and from the relaxing to the mathematical. Across the globe, various communities and organizations mark this date with a diverse range of celebrations that cater to a variety of interests.

Updated on by

Interesting Facts of July 22nd

  1. 1. July 22nd is the 203rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. In a leap year, it would be the 204th day, with 162 days remaining until the end of the year.
  2. 2. The infamous American bank robber John Dillinger, often referred to as "Public Enemy No. 1," was shot and killed by federal agents outside the Biograph Theater in Chicago on July 22, 1934.
  3. 3. Alexander the Great, the ancient Macedonian ruler who created one of the largest empires in the ancient world by the age of thirty, was born on July 20 or July 21, 356 BC, with some historical texts referencing July 22. The exact date isn't confirmed due to different calendar systems and historical records.
  4. 4. Cleveland, Ohio, was founded on July 22, 1796 by General Moses Cleaveland when he and his surveying party landed at the mouth of the Cuyahoga River.