Image: 'John Dillinger Shot Dead by Federal Agents - News Reel'
(Sunday, July 22, 1934, 10:40 p.m. CWT; during the Great Depression) — John Dillinger, America’s Public Enemy No. 1 and the most notorious criminal of recent times, was shot and killed at tonight by federal agents a few seconds after he had left the Biograph Theatre on Chicago’s North Side.
Video: '1944 Bretton Woods International Monetary Conference'
(Saturday, July 22, 1944; during World War II) — The Bretton Woods Conference concluded in New Hampshire today with an agreement to establish the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
Video: 'The Battle of Atlanta'
(Friday, July 22, 1864; during the Atlanta Campaign, part of the American Civil War) — Confederate General John Bell Hood led an failed attack on Union troops today under General William T. Sherman on Bald Hill in the Battle of Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia.