22.07- Quick History

Hello. Today I will not write the text about one event, but only quick history. I had in mind to write the text about massacre on the Utoya island three years ago, but I think that is still to hard to write about such a horrific event. Also today is the birthday of prince George but in my opinion just the fact that you are born as a prince does not mean that you are more important than any other person in the world.

So here is quick history of 22. July.

1706 – The Acts of Union 1707 are agreed upon by commissioners from the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland, which, when passed by each countries’ Parliaments, led to the creation of the Kingdom of Great Britain.

1894 – The first ever motor race is held in France between the cities of Paris and Rouen. The fastest finisher was the Comte Jules-Albert de Dion, but The ‘official’ victory was awarded to Albert Lemaître driving his 3 hp petrol engined Peugeot.

1934 – Outside Chicago’s Biograph Theater, “Public Enemy No. 1” John Dillinger is mortally wounded by FBI agents.

1942 – Holocaust: The systematic deportation of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto begins.

1992 – Near Medellín, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes from his luxury prison fearing extradition to the United States.

2003 – 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.

2011 – Norway is the victim of twin terror attacks, the first being a bomb blast which targeted government buildings in central Oslo, the second being a massacre at a youth camp on the island of Utoya.

Have a great 22.07.2014.

 

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