This Weekend In History…

Iraq War – Uday and Qusay Hussein Killed

July 22, 2003

American troops kill Saddam Hussein‘s two sons, Uday and Qusay, during a raid on a home in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Also killed in the battle was Qusay’s 14-year-old son and a bodyguard. Their location was given away by tipster who was awarded the $30 million dollar reward for information leading to their capture.

Royal Wedding

July 23, 1986

Prince Andrew marries Sarah “Fergie” Ferguson, the Duchess of York, at London’s Westminster Abbey. They would divorce 10 years later.

Martin and Lewis Last Performance

July 24, 1956

The legendary comedy duo of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis perform at the Copacabana, NY together for the last time as a team.