BONSERNEWS.com – Many important events in this world happened on July 22nd. Some are recorded, some are not recorded. Some of what was recorded later became history to be remembered and used as a lesson for future generations.
Here are seven important events that occurred on July 22 in world history:
1. July 22, 1298
Battle of Falkirk: The Battle of Falkirk was fought between Scottish troops under William Wallace and English troops under King Edward I of England during the Scottish Wars of Independence. This battle was won by British troops.
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2. July 22, 1796
Northeast India Rebellion: A mass rebellion against British rule in Northeast India broke out. This rebellion was led by India’s national hero, Raja Chandra Kakatiya.
3. July 22, 1933
Wiley Post Completes Solo Flight Around the World: United States aviator, Wiley Post, successfully completes solo flight around the world in less than 8 days.
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4. July 22, 1942
Battle of El Alamein: Allied forces led by General Bernard Montgomery begin the offensive against Axis forces at the Battle of El Alamein during World War II. This battle was a turning point in the War in North Africa.
5. July 22, 1946
Ustasha Uprising in Croatia: The Ustasha extremist group in Croatia launched an uprising against the Yugoslav communist government. This rebellion was put down by government forces.