22 July It Happened Today

1478  Birth of King Philip I of Spain.

1932  Death of Florenz Ziegfeld, American founder of the Ziegfeld Follies.

1934  Renowned bank robber John Dillinger is shot dead in Chicago in an FBI ambush.

1940  Birth of British actor Terence Stamp.

1946  Bread rationing is introduced in Great Britain.

1969  Spanish dictator Franco names Juan Carlos as his successor.

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