Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 02:17 GMT
FILE - Ahmed Naguib al-Hilali headed the shortest-lived government in Egypt in 1952
CAIRO – 22 July 2021: On July 22, many important events took place.
Important world events:
1598 - William Shakespeare's play "The Merchant of Venice" enters the Royal Register by order of Queen Elizabeth.
1933 - American pilot Wiley Post lands in New York after flying around the world in seven days.
1952 - A new government is formed in Egypt, headed by Ahmed Naguib al-Hilali. The new government worked for only a few hours, before the July 23 revolution broke out that same night. This was the shortest-lived government in Egypt
1987 - Palestinian cartoonist Naji al-Ali is shot in the face in London.