This Day In History – July 22

YearEvent
1894The first automobile road race takes place in France over a distance of 78 miles.
1933American aviator Wiley post completes the first solo flight around the world in seven days and 18-and-a-half hours.
1950King Leopold 3 returns to Belgium after six years in Exile,but abdicates in August.
1971Last US infantry units pull out of South Vietnam's northern border area.
1987The first meeting of Sharjah Executive Council is inaugurated.
2000Major power failure hit thousands of homes and business in northern emirates.
2003Saddam Hussain's sons Uday and Qusay are killed in Mosul.
2015Yemen's Aden airport reopens with Saudi military plane
2016Gunmen killed seven people in shooting rampage in a shopping mall in Germany.

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