spotlight Highlights from history: July 22 Jul 22, 2019 Highlights from major events that happened around the world on this day in history. 1587: Roanoke Island In 1587, an English colony fated to vanish under mysterious circumstances was established on Roanoke Island off North Carolina. ASSOCIATED PRESS 1862: Emancipation Proclamation In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln presented to his Cabinet a preliminary draft of the Emancipation Proclamation. ASSOCIATED PRESS 1934: John Dillinger In 1934, bank robber John Dillinger was shot to death by federal agents outside Chicago's Biograph Theater, where he had just seen the Clark Gable movie "Manhattan Melodrama." ASSOCIATED PRESS 1937: Roosevelt Supreme Court In 1937, the U.S. Senate rejected President Franklin D. Roosevelt's proposal to add more justices to the Supreme Court. UNCREDITED 1942: Gasoline Rationing In 1942, gasoline rationing involving the use of coupons began along the Atlantic seaboard. AP 1943: Palermo, Sicily In 1943, American forces led by Gen. George S. Patton captured Palermo, Sicily, during World War II. AP 1946: King David Hotel In 1946, the militant Zionist group Irgun blew up a wing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, killing 91 people. NOEL 1991: Jeffrey Dahmer On July 22, 1991, police in Milwaukee arrested Jeffrey Dahmer, who later confessed to murdering 17 men and boys (Dahmer ended up being beaten to death by a fellow prison inmate). ASSOCIATED PRESS 1992: Pablo Escobar In 1992, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escaped from his luxury prison near Medellin (meh-deh-YEEN'). (He was slain by security forces in December 1993.) Ricardo Mazalan 2005: NHL lockout In 2005, a labor agreement ended an NHL lockout that canceled the previous hockey season. JULIE JACOBSON 2008: Estelle Getty In 2008, actress Estelle Getty died in Los Angeles at age 84. Nick UT 2009: Asia Eclipse Ten years ago: Millions of Asians witnessed the longest solar eclipse of this century; in some areas, totality lasted as long as six minutes and 39 seconds. Ilnar Salakhiev 2009: Barack Obama Ten years ago: President Barack Obama told a prime-time press conference that Cambridge, Massachusetts, police had acted "stupidly" in the arrest of prominent black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr., and that despite racial progress, blacks and Hispanics were still singled out unfairly for arrest. Earlier, the president met at the White House with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Haraz N. Ghanbari 2011: Anders Breivik In 2011, Anders Breivik (AHN'-durs BRAY'-vihk), a self-described "militant nationalist," massacred 69 people at a Norwegian island youth retreat after detonating a bomb in nearby Oslo that killed eight others in the nation's worst violence since World War II. Jon-Are Berg-Jacobsen 2014: Mideast Israel Five years ago: A Hamas rocket exploded near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada. Julio Cortez 2018: Tiger Woods One year ago: For the first time in nine years, Tiger Woods took the lead in the final round of a major golf tournament before finishing in a tie for sixth at the British Open; the event was won by Francesco Molinari in the first-ever major golf championship for an Italian. Peter Morrison 2018: Toronto Shooting One year ago: A man walking along a Toronto street fired a handgun into restaurants and cafes, killing two people and wounding 13 others; authorities said Faisal Hussain, described as an emotionally disturbed loner, fatally shot himself after the rampage. 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