HISTORY
22 July 2021: This day in history

1099: First Crusade: Godfrey of Bouillon is elected the first Defender of the Holy Sepulchre of The Kingdom of Jerusalem

1456: Battle at Nandorfehervar (Belgrade): Hungarian army under Janos Hunyadi beats Sultan Murad II

1515: First Congress of Vienna settles issues between Poland and Holy Roman Empire – rise of the Habsburgs influence

1942: Warsaw Ghetto Jews (300,000) are sent to Treblinka Extermination Camp

1963: Sarawak achieves independence from British colonial rule

2011: Norway is the victim of twin terror attacks, the first a bomb blast targeting government buildings in central Oslo, second a massacre at a youth camp on island of Utøya

 

Source: Onthisday.com

 

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