[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 98th Anniversary of International Chess Day (July 20, 1924 - July 20, 2022)
(Worldkings.org) International Chess Day is celebrated on July 20, every year. Chess was invented in India in the fifth century. It was then named “Chaturanga”. International Chess Day is celebrated every year as the founding day of FIDE (World Chess Federation). This year will mark FIDE's 97th anniversary.
(Worldkings.org) On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 successfully made the first manned landing on the moon in the Sea of Tranquility.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - July 22, 2022 - a U.S. patent for a "Self-Propelled Sprinkling Irrigating Apparatus" was issued to Frank L. Zybach in 1952
(Worldkings.org) Born in 1894, Frank Zybach grew up in Loup Township, Platte County, Nebraska. He began inventing at age 13. In 1948, he developed a prototype of a self-propelled sprinkler irrigation machine.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 190th Anniversary of Establishment of British Medical Association (19/07/1832 - 19/07/2021)
(Worldkings.org) The British Medical Association (BMA) is a registered trade union for doctors in the United Kingdom. The association does not regulate or certify doctors, a responsibility which lies with the General Medical Council. The British Medical Association was founded on July 19, 1832.
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Milestones on the 127-year journey of Hakuhodo Inc., one of the oldest advertising agencies in Japan (1895)
(worldkings.org) Hakuhodo Inc. is a Japanese advertising agency, headquartered at Akasaka Biz Tower in Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - July 19, 2022 - Winston Churchill is the first to use the two-finger 'V is for Victory' sign in 1941
(Worldkings.org) The V sign is a hand gesture in which the index and middle fingers are raised and parted, while the other fingers are clenched. It has various meanings, depending on the cultural context and how it is presented.
[WorldKings - World Almanac Event 2022] 54th anniversary of the establishment of Intel Corporation (July 18, 1968 - July 18, 2022)
(worldkings.org) Intel Corporation, commonly known as Intel, is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California. It is the world's largest semiconductor chip manufacturer by revenue, and is one of the developer of the x86 series of instruction sets, the instruction sets found in most personal computers (PCs).
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Important milestones in the 66-year development of Asatsu-DK Inc., Japan's third largest advertising agency (1956)
(worldkings.org) Asatsu-DK Inc. commonly abbreviated as ADK, is a Japanese advertising agency with headquarters in Chūō, Tokyo.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - July 18, 2022 - The Intel Corporation is founded in Santa Clara, California in 1968
(Worldkings.org) Intel Corporation (stylized as intel) is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 67th Anniversary of opening of Disneyland (July 17,1955 – July 17, 2022)
(Worldkings.org) Disneyland, Walt Disney’s metropolis of nostalgia, fantasy, and futurism, opens on July 17, 1955. The $17 million theme park was built on 160 acres of former orange groves in Anaheim, California, and soon brought in staggering profits. Today, Disneyland hosts more than 14 million visitors a year, who spend close to $3 billion.