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|July 22nd, 2005||Event||Jean Charles de Menezes is killed by police as the hunt begins for the London Bombers. See 7 July 2005 London bombings and 21 July 2005 London bombings|
|July 22nd, 2003||Event||Members of 101st Airborne of the United States, aided by Special Forces, attack a compound in Iraq, killing Saddam Hussein s sons Uday and Qusay, along with Mustapha Hussein, Qusay s 14-year old son, and a bodyguard.|
|July 22nd, 2002||Event||Israel assassinates Salah Shahade, the Commander-in-Chief of Hamas s military arm, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, along with 14 civilians.|
|July 22nd, 1999||Event||The first version of MSN Messenger was released by Microsoft.|
|July 22nd, 1997||Event||The second Blue Water Bridge opens between Port Huron, Michigan and Sarnia, Ontario.|
|July 22nd, 1992||Event||Near Medellin, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes from his luxury prison fearing extradition to the United States.|
|July 22nd, 1983||Event||Martial law in Poland is officially revoked.|
|July 22nd, 1977||Event||Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping is restored to power.|
|July 22nd, 1962||Event||Mariner program: Mariner 1 spacecraft flies erratically several minutes after launch and has to be destroyed.|
|July 22nd, 1946||Event||King David Hotel bombing: Irgun bombs King David Hotel in Jerusalem, headquarters of the British civil and military administration, killing 90.|
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