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    What happened on June 22

    • June 22, 0168 "BC - Battle of Pydna: Romans under Lucius Aemilius Paullus defeat and capture Macedonian King Perseus, ending the Third Macedonian War"

    • June 22, 0217 BC - Battle of Raphia: Ptolemy IV of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom

    • June 22, 1497 Antitax insurrection in Cornwall suppressed at Blackheath

    • June 22, 1593 Battle of Sisak: Croat troops defeat the Turks

    • June 22, 1611 Henry Hudson & son set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers

    • June 22, 1633 "The Holy Office in Rome forces Galileo Galilei to recant his scientific view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe."

    • June 22, 1675 Royal Greenwich Observatory established in England by Charles II

    • June 22, 1679 UK hist Battle of Bothwell Brig in Scotland ? Covenanter rebels routed

    • June 22, 1772 Slavery outlawed in England

    • June 22, 1775 "First Continental currency issued ($3,000,000)"

    • June 22, 1775 "The first Continental currency issued ($3,000,000)"

    • June 22, 1783 Poisonous cloud from Laki volcanic eruption in Iceland reaches Le Havre in France.

    • June 22, 1807 "British board USS Chesapeake, a provocation leading to War of 1812"

    • June 22, 1807 The British man-of-war Leopard fires on the U S frigate Chesapeake and removes four alleged British deserters


    • June 22, 1808 Zebulon Pike reaches his peak

    • June 22, 1812 Napoleon declares war to Russia

    • June 22, 1815 2nd abdication of Napoleon (after Waterloo)

    • June 22, 1815 Second abdication of Napoleon

    • June 22, 1825 British Parliament abolishes feudalism and the seigneurial system in British North America.

    • June 22, 1827 "Spitsbergen Norway, an expedition from Spitsbergen leaves for North Pole; reaches farthest northern point - 8245' - in July; record stands for 48 years."

    • June 22, 1844 Influential North American fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon is founded at Yale University.

    • June 22, 1847 Doughnut created

    • June 22, 1848 Beginning of the June Days Uprising in Paris.

    • June 22, 1849 Stephen C Massett opens courthouse using only piano in Calif

    • June 22, 1866 Battle of Custoza: an Austrian army defeats the Italian army during the Austro-Prussian War.

    • June 22, 1868 Arkansas re-enters US

    • June 22, 1870 Congress creates Department of Justice

    • June 22, 1874 "Dr Andrew T Sill, of Macon, Missouri, finds science of osteopathy"

    • June 22, 1893 "The Royal Navy battleship HMS Camperdown accidentally rams the British Mediterranean Fleet flagship HMS Victoria which sinks taking 358 crew with her, including the fleet's commander, Vice-Admiral Sir George Tryon."

    • June 22, 1910 First airship with passengers sets afloat-Zeppelin Deutscheland

    • June 22, 1911 "George V is crowned King of the United Kingdom, succeeding his father, Edward VII."

    • June 22, 1911 King George V of England crowned

    • June 22, 1918 Circus train rammed by troop train kills 68 (Ivanhoe Illinois)

    • June 22, 1918 "Hammond circus train wreck kills 86 and injures 127 near Hammond, Indiana."

    • June 22, 1925 G Shajn discovers asteroid #1058 Grubba

    • June 22, 1936 Harry Froboess dives 110 m from airship into Bodensee & survives

    • June 22, 1936 Virgin Islands receives a constution from US

    • June 22, 1937 Camille Chautemps becomes Prime Minister of France

    • June 22, 1937 Joe Louis KOs James Braddock for the heavyweight boxing crown

    • June 22, 1938 Joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2:04 of first round at Yankee Stadium

    • June 22, 1940 "France falls to Nazi Germany; armistice signed, France disarmed"

    • June 22, 1941 Finland invades Karelia

    • June 22, 1941 "First anti-fascist armed unit in occupied Europe founded by Croatian partisans near Sisak, Croatia."

    • June 22, 1941 "Nazi Germany invades the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa, one of the most dramatic turning points of World War II."

    • June 22, 1941 The Lithuanian 1941 independence begins

    • June 22, 1941 Various Communist and Socialist French Resistance movements merge to one group.

    • June 22, 1944 "FDR signs ""GI Bill of Rights"" (Servicemen's Readjustment Act)"

    • June 22, 1944 Opening day of the Soviet Union's Operation Bagration against Army Group Centre

    • June 22, 1945 "Beaufort, Borneo, occupied"

    • June 22, 1945 Japanese resistance on Tarakan ends

    • June 22, 1947 "12"" rain in 42 mins (Holt, MO)"

    • June 22, 1949 Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for the boxing title

    • June 22, 1954 Congress passes revised organic act for Virgin Islands

    • June 22, 1954 "Murder of Honora Parker in Christchurch (New Zealand)by her daughter Pauline Parker and her girlfriend Juliet Hulme,both 16 years old"

    • June 22, 1955 "Off Clarenville Newfoundland, cable ships start laying new transatlantic telephone cable at Clarenville."

    • June 22, 1957 KC stops using streetcars in it's transit system

    • June 22, 1958 Game in KC between A's & Red Sox delayed 29 minutes due to tornado

    • June 22, 1959 Vanguard SLV-6 launched for Earth orbit (failed)

    • June 22, 1961 "Beatles record Aint She Sweet, Cry for a Shadow, When the Saints Go Marching In, Why, Nobody's Child & My Bonnie, in Hamburg"

    • June 22, 1963 "Giovanni Cardinal Montini elected Pope by the College of Cardinals, and takes the name Pope Paul VI."

    • June 22, 1969 "The Cuyahoga River caught fire, which triggered a crack-down on pollution in the river."

    • June 22, 1970 Pres Nixon signs 26th amendment (voting age lowered to 18)

    • June 22, 1973 Skylab 2's astronauts land

    • June 22, 1974 Number one hit on UK music charts - Gary Glitter - Always Yours

    • June 22, 1976 Canadian House of Commons abolishes capital punishment.

    • June 22, 1977 Former AG John Mitchell starts 19 months in Alabama prison

    • June 22, 1977 "In the Tonga Islands a 7.2 earthquake was centered approximately 2200 kilometers north of Wellington, New Zealand"

    • June 22, 1977 "Walt Disney's ""The Rescuers"" released"

    • June 22, 1978 "Charon, a satellite of the dwarf planet Pluto, is discovered."

    • June 22, 1978 James Christy's discovery of Pluto's moon Charon announced

    • June 22, 1978 "Neo-Nazis call off plans to march in Jewish community of Skokie, Ill"

    • June 22, 1978 Pluto's moon Charon discovered by James Christy

    • June 22, 1980 Jim King begins riding Miracle Strip Roller coaster 368 hours

    • June 22, 1981 2 Habash terrorists attack a travel agency in Greece killing 2

    • June 22, 1981 John McEnroe exhibites a disgraceful act of misbehavior at Wimbeldon

    • June 22, 1981 Mark David Chapman pleads guilty to killing John Lennon

    • June 22, 1982 Manhattan institutes bus-only lanes

    • June 22, 1982 Prince Chuck & Lady Di take Prince William home from hospital

    • June 22, 1983 First time a satellite is retrieved from orbit by Space Shuttle

    • June 22, 1983 NHL institutes a 5 minute sudden death overtime period

    • June 22, 1983 The first time a satellite is retrieved from orbit by Space Shuttle

    • June 22, 1984 UK hist Inaugural flight of Virgin Atlantic

    • June 22, 1986 Argentine footballer Diego Maradona scored both the Hand of God goal and the Goal of the Century against England during the FIFA World Cup in Mexico City.

    • June 22, 1987 "Fred Astaire actor/dancer, dies at Century City Hospital in LA at 88"

    • June 22, 1988 "Dennis Day Jack Benny Show singer, dies of Lou Gehrigs disease at 71"

    • June 22, 1990 Billy Joel performs a concert at Yankee Stadium

    • June 22, 1990 Florida passes a law prohibits wearing a throng bathing suit

    • June 22, 1990 "Longest game in Toronto, Yanks beat Blue Jays 8-7 in 15 inns"

    • June 22, 1991 "Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn presents Gulf and Kuwait medals to 42 Persian Gulf War veterans; 3,600 others also to get medals."

    • June 22, 1991 "Kevin O'Connor actor (Bogie), dies of cancer at 56"

    • June 22, 1991 "Underwater volcano, Mount Didicas, erupts in Phillipines"

    • June 22, 2002 An earthquake in western Iran measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale kills more than 261 people.

    • June 22, 2007 Bear Stearns commits $3.2 billion in secured loans to bail out its High-Grade Structured Credit Fund; says company's troubles are relatively contained.







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