August 22, Russia becomes the 156th WTO member

2012 – Russia becomes the 156th member of World Trade Organization

1962 – Attempt of assassination of President Charles De Gaulle of France was foiled

1862 – The foundation o f the International Committee of Red Cross

1741 – French explorer La Pérouse was born

2011 – Egyptian actor Kamal el-Shennawi passed away

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