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3 July 2022
- 00:00, 3 July 2022 (UTC)
- ... that the Rwenzori glaciers (examples pictured) are being melted by climate change in Uganda?
- ... that Edward A. Synan, a military chaplain, wrote over eighty journal articles on subjects ranging from early patristics to late scholasticism?
- ... that Italian football club A.C. Monza played 40 seasons in Serie B before securing promotion to Serie A – more than any other club?
- ... that Red Jordan Arobateau adopted "Red" as his first name after dyeing his hair red because he thought the color represented the sensuality and eroticism of his work?
- ... that according to Bohr's law, the person who draws first in a gunfight loses?
- ... that Richmond station includes a "rather disquieting" artwork by William Mitchell?
- ... that Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, an expert in sickle cell disease, decided while still in medical school to devote his life to the study of the disease, after his newborn son was diagnosed with the condition?
- ... that a Nevada radio station named "Sexy" blew into town with a windstorm?
2 July 2022
- 00:00, 2 July 2022 (UTC)
- ... that Franziska Seidl, born 130 years ago today, finished school after her husband's death and then went on to research ultrasound (illustration pictured) at the University of Vienna?
- ... that Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the first president of Bangladesh, had an appearance in the 1974 film Sangram?
- ... that Lebanese LGBT rights activist Sandra Melhem, one of the foremost promoters of drag culture in Beirut, was given an award for her humanitarian relief work after the 2020 Beirut explosion?
- ... that the quantum boomerang effect causes particles to turn around and return to their starting point?
- ... that Pat Gozemba married her wife while researching a book about the history of the struggle for equal marriage in Massachusetts?
- ... that red-boxing by American politicians is used to coordinate with Super PACs, an activity that the Campaign Legal Center called the "primary mechanism for corruption of federal campaigns in 2022"?
- ... that a song about an esports team went viral in Finland?
- ... that King Mohnyin Thado of Ava responded to the troubles of his kingdom by recalibrating the Burmese calendar to year 2?
1 July 2022
- 00:00, 1 July 2022 (UTC)
- ... that a journalist dubbed Olena Shevchenko (pictured) as "probably the most famous lesbian in Ukraine"?
- ... that the Electronic Arrays 9002 microprocessor was developed to get the company out of the calculator business, but instead led to their disappearance?
- ... that Stig Millehaugen, who had escaped or attempted escape from prison multiple times, was given a prison furlough in 2022 and failed to return?
- ... that posters for John Lindsay's 1965 New York City mayoral campaign told voters that "John Lindsay Cares About You"?
- ... that an intestine-on-a-chip can model and mimic an organ?
- ... that Charlie H. Hogan was called "king of engineers" after he became the first to drive a train at over 100 miles per hour (160 km/h)?
- ... that Internet activist Sally Burch was refused entry into Argentina because her presence was considered to be disruptive?
- ... that the name of the "Mormons vs. Mullets" game was a play on the 1988 "Catholics vs. Convicts" game?