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Historical Events on 22th June, What Happened on June 22th This Day in History

2012:A Turkish Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II fighter plane is shot down by the Syrian Armed Forces, killing both of the plane's pilots and worsening already-strained relations between Turkey and Syria.
2012:Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo is removed from office by impeachment and succeeded by Federico Franco.
2009:Eastman Kodak Company announces that it will discontinue sales of the Kodachrome Color Film, concluding its 74-year run as a photography icon.
2009:Washington Metro train collision: Two Metro trains collide in Washington, D.C., USA, killing nine and injuring over 80.
2007:An F5 tornado strikes Elie, Manitoba in Canada; part of the town is destroyed, but there are no fatalities or injuries.
2002:An earthquake measuring 6.5 Mw strikes a region of northwestern Iran killing at least 261 people and injuring 1,300 others and eventually causing widespread public anger due to the slow official response.
1990:Checkpoint Charlie is dismantled in Berlin.
1984:Virgin Atlantic Airways launches with its first flight from London Heathrow Airport.
1978:Charon, a satellite of the dwarf planet Pluto, is discovered by American astronomer James W. Christy.
1969:The Cuyahoga River catches fire, triggering a crack-down on pollution in the river.
1962:An Air France Boeing 707 jet crashes in bad weather in Guadeloupe, West Indies, killing 113.
1957:The Soviet Union launches an R-12 missile for the first time (in the Kapustin Yar).
1954:In Christchurch (New Zealand) Pauline Parker and Juliet Hulme murder Pauline's mother because they think she is in the way of their close friendship (movie Heavenly Creatures by Peter Jackson in 1994). See Parker–Hulme murder case.
1945:The Battle of Okinawa comes to an end.
1944:U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs into law the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, commonly known as the G.I. Bill.
1944:Opening day of the Soviet Union's Operation Bagration against the Army Group Centre.
1942:Erwin Rommel is promoted to Field Marshal after the capture of Tobruk.
1941:The June Uprising in Lithuania begins.
1941:Germany invades the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa.
1940:France is forced to sign the Second Compiègne armistice with Germany.
1922:Herrin massacre: 19 strikebreakers and 2 union miners are killed in Herrin, Illinois.
1918:The Hammond Circus Train Wreck kills 86 and injures 127 near Hammond, Indiana.
1911:George V and Mary of Teck are crowned King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
1907:The London Underground's Charing Cross, Euston and Hampstead Railway opens.
1906:The flag of Sweden is adopted.
1898:Spanish–American War: United States Marines land in Cuba.
1897:British colonial officers Charles Walter Rand and Lt. Charles Egerton Ayerst are assassinated in Pune, Maharashtra, India by the Chapekar brothers and Mahadeo Vinayak Ranade, who are later caught and hanged.
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.
1870:US Congress created the United States Department of Justice
1839:Cherokee leaders Major Ridge, John Ridge, and Elias Boudinot are assassinated for signing the Treaty of New Echota, which had resulted in the Trail of Tears.
1825:The British Parliament abolishes feudalism and the seigneurial system in British North America.
1813:War of 1812: After learning of American plans for a surprise attack on Beaver Dams in Ontario, Laura Secord sets out on a 30 kilometer journey on foot to warn Lieutenant James FitzGibbon.
1807:In the Chesapeake–Leopard Affair, the British warship HMS Leopard attacks and boards the American frigate USS Chesapeake.
1783:A poisonous cloud caused by the eruption of the Laki volcano in Iceland reaches Le Havre in France.
1774:The British pass the Quebec Act, setting out rules of governance for the colony of Quebec in British North America.
1633:The Holy Office in Rome forces Galileo Galilei to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe in the form he presented it in, after heated controversy.
1622:Portuguese forces repel a Dutch invasion at the Battle of Macau during the Dutch–Portuguese War.
1593:Battle of Sisak: Allied Christian troops defeat the Turks.
1527:Fatahillah chased away Portugal from Sunda Kelapa harbour, and peoples celebrated it as birthday of Jakarta, Indonesia.
217:Battle of Raphia: Ptolemy IV Philopator of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom.
168:Battle of Pydna: Romans under Lucius Aemilius Paullus defeat Macedonian King Perseus who surrenders after the battle, ending the Third Macedonian War.

June 22 Birthdays, Who born on June 22th


1997 Dinah Jane Hansen (American singer)
1993 Caydee Denney (American figure skater)
1993 Hughie Douglas (Irish footballer)
1993 Ingmar Lazar (French pianist)
1991 Giuseppe De Luca (Italian footballer)
1990 Quinton Coples (American football player)
1989 Cédric Mongongu (Congolese footballer)
1989 Jung Yong-hwa (South Korean singer-songwriter and actor (CN Blue))
1988 Omri Casspi (Israeli basketball player)
1988 Portia Doubleday (American actress)
1987 Joe Dempsie (English actor)
1987 Danny Green (American basketball player)
1987 Cory Gunz (American rapper)
1987 Lee Min Ho (South Korean actor and singer)
1987 Nikita Rukavytsya (Ukrainian-Australian footballer)
1986 Ramin Ott (American-Samoan footballer)
1985 Rosa Kato (Italian-Japanese model and actress)
1985 Scott MacIntyre (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
1985 Stan Martyniouk (Estonian boxer)
1985 Sofoklis Schortsanitis (Cameroonian-Greek basketball player)
1984 Giorgos Apostolidis (Greek basketball player)
1984 Dustin Johnson (American golfer)
1984 Rubén Iván Martínez (Spanish footballer)
1984 Jerome Taylor (Jamaican cricketer)
1984 Janko Tipsarević (Serbian tennis player)
1983 Allar Raja (Estonian rower)
1982 Soraia Chaves (Portuguese model and actress)
1982 Ian Kinsler (American baseball player)
1981 Sione Lauaki (New Zealand rugby player)
1981 Aquivaldo Mosquera (Colombian footballer)
1981 Chris Urbanowicz (English guitarist (Editors))
1980 Ilya Bryzgalov (Russian ice hockey player)
1979 Joey Cheek (American speed skater)
1979 Xenofon Gittas (Greek footballer)
1979 Brad Hawpe (American baseball player)
1979 Leire Martínez (Basque singer-songwriter (La Oreja de Van Gogh))
1979 Thomas Voeckler (French cyclist)
1978 Champ Bailey (American football player)
1978 Tim Driesen (Belgian actor)
1978 Jai Rodriguez (American actor)
1978 Dan Wheldon (English race car driver (d. 2011))
1976 Gordon Moakes (English bass player (Bloc Party and Young Legionnaire))
1975 Müslüm Can (Turkish footballer)
1975 Kenshin Kawakami (Japanese baseball player)
1975 Andreas Klöden (German cyclist)
1975 Urmas Reinsalu (Estonian politician)
1975 Laila Rouass (English actress)
1974 Vijay (Indian actor)
1974 Donald Faison (American actor)
1973 Carson Daly (American television host)
1972 David Rees (American cartoonist)
1971 Kambri Crews (American author)
1971 Mary Lynn Rajskub (American actress)
1971 Kurt Warner (American football player)
1970 Michel Elefteriades (Greek-Lebanese businessman)
1970 Steven Page (Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Barenaked Ladies))
1968 Darrell Armstrong (American basketball player and coach)
1967 Mike Sussman (American television writer and producer)
1966 Schoolly D (American rapper and actor)
1966 Michael Park (English race car driver (d. 2005))
1966 Emmanuelle Seigner (French actress and singer)
1965 Uwe Boll (German director)
1965 Ľubomír Moravčík (Czech footballer and manager)
1964 Amy Brenneman (American actress)
1964 Dan Brown (American author)
1963 Randy Couture (American mixed martial artist and actor)
1963 Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi (Japanese sumo wrestler)
1963 John Tenta (Canadian-American wrestler (d. 2006))
1962 Stephen Chow (Hong Kong actor)
1962 Clyde Drexler (American basketball player and coach)
1962 Ain Evard (Estonian high jumper)
1962 Bobby Gillespie (Scottish singer-songwriter (Primal Scream)
1962 Gerald Hillringhaus (German footballer)
1961 Stephen Batchelor (English field hockey player and coach)
1961 Jimmy Somerville (Scottish singer-songwriter (Bronski Beat and The Communards))
1960 Erin Brockovich (American lawyer and environmentalist)
1960 Tracy Pollan (American actress)
1959 Wayne Federman (American comedian)
1959 Mike O'Meara (American radio host)
1959 Nicola Sirkis (French singer-songwriter and guitarist (Indochine))
1959 Ed Viesturs (American mountaineer)
1958 Bruce Campbell (American actor)
1958 Jennifer Finney Boylan (American transgender author and academic)
1957 Kevin Bond (English footballer and manager)
1957 Danny Baker (English journalist and screenwriter)
1957 Garry Gary Beers (Australian bass player)
1956 Alfons De Wolf (Belgian cyclist)
1956 Ron Haslam (English motorcycle racer)
1956 Shah Mehmood Qureshi (Pakistani politician)
1956 Tim Russ (American actor)
1956 Manuel Saval (Mexican actor (d. 2009))
1956 Markus Schatte (German footballer)
1956 Derek Forbes (Scottish bassist and sometime guitarist (Simple Minds))
1955 Green Gartside (Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist (Scritti Politti))
1955 Olevi Kull (Estonian ecologist (d. 2007))
1954 Freddie Prinze (American comedian and actor (d. 1977))
1953 Wim Eijk (Dutch cardinal)
1953 Mauro Francaviglia (Italian mathematician (d. 2013))
1953 Cyndi Lauper (American singer-songwriter)
1953 Bruce McAvaney (Australian sportscaster)
1952 Graham Greene (Canadian actor)
1950 Adrian Năstase (Romanian lawyer and politician)
1950 Zenonas Petrauskas (Lithuanian lawyer and politician (d. 2009))
1949 Larry Junstrom (American bass player (38 Special and Lynyrd Skynyrd))
1949 Alan Osmond (American singer (The Osmonds))
1949 Meryl Streep (American actress and singer)
1949 Luís Filipe Vieira (Portuguese businessman)
1949 Lindsay Wagner (American actress)
1949 Elizabeth Warren (American academic and politician)
1948 Steve Eastin (American actor)
1948 Todd Rundgren (American singer-songwriter)
1947 Octavia E. Butler (American author (d. 2006))
1947 Howard Kaylan (American singer-songwriter (The Turtles)
1947 David Lander (American actor)
1947 Pete Maravich (American basketball player (d. 1988))
1947 Jerry Rawlings (Ghanaian politician)
1947 Leelo Tungal (Estonian poet and children's writer)
1946 Jean-François Bertrand (Canadian politician)
1946 Eliades Ochoa (Cuban singer-songwriter)
1945 Rainer Brüderle (German politician)
1944 Peter Asher (English singer)
1944 Klaus Maria Brandauer (Austrian actor and director)
1943 Judith Barker (English actress)
1943 Brit Hume (American journalist)
1941 Ed Bradley (American journalist (d. 2006))
1941 Michael Lerner (American actor)
1941 Terttu Savola (Finnish politician)
1940 Abbas Kiarostami (Iranian director)
1940 Esther Rantzen (English journalist)
1939 Don Matthews (American-Canadian football player and coach)
1937 Bernie McGann (Australian saxophonist and composer (d. 2013))
1936 Kris Kristofferson (American singer-songwriter)
1936 Hermeto Pascoal (Brazilian accordion player and composer)
1934 James Bjorken (American physicist)
1933 Dianne Feinstein (American politician)
1933 Jacques Martin (French television host and producer (d. 2007))
1933 Libor Pešek (Czech conductor)
1932 Yevgeny Kychanov (Russian orientalist (d. 2013))
1932 Amrish Puri (Indian actor (d. 2005))
1932 June Salter (Australian actress (d. 2001))
1932 Prunella Scales (English actress)
1930 Yury Artyukhin (Russian colonel)
1930 Walter Bonatti (Italian mountaineer (d. 2011))
1928 Ralph Waite (American actor and director)
1927 Ann Petersen (Belgian actress (d. 2003))
1924 Larkin Kerwin (Canadian physicist (d. 2004))
1924 Géza Vermes (Hungarian-English theologian and scholar (d. 2013))
1923 José Giovanni (French-Swiss director and screenwriter (d. 2004))
1922 Bill Blass (American fashion designer)
1922 Mona Lisa (Filipino actress)
1921 Joseph Papp (American director and producer (d. 1991))
1921 Barbara Vucanovich (American politician (d. 2013))
1920 Paul Frees (American actor and singer (d. 1986))
1920 Edmund Pellegrino (American ethicist and academic (d. 2013))
1920 Jovito Salonga (Filipino lawyer and politician)
1919 Gower Champion (American dancer and choreographer (d. 1980))
1916 Johnny Jacobs (American television announcer (d. 1982))
1913 Sándor Weöres (Hungarian poet (d. 1989))
1912 Princess Caroline Mathilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1983) ()
1910 John Hunt (Baron Hunt)
1910 Peter Pears (English tenor (d. 1986))
1910 Konrad Zuse (German computer scientist and engineer)
1909 Buddy Adler (American film producer (d. 1960))
1909 Katherine Dunham (American dancer and choreographer (d. 2006))
1909 Fuller Kimbrell (American politician (d. 2013))
1909 Mike Todd (American film and theater producer (d. 1958))
1906 William Kneale (English logician (d. 1990))
1906 Anne Morrow Lindbergh (American author (d. 2001))
1906 Billy Wilder (Austrian-American director)
1903 John Dillinger (American bank robber (d. 1934))
1903 Carl Hubbell (American baseball player (d. 1988))
1902 Marguerite De La Motte (American actress (d. 1950))
1899 Michał Kalecki (Polish economist (d. 1970))
1899 Artur Kukk (Estonian wrestler (d. 1958))
1898 Erich Maria Remarque (German author (d. 1970))
1897 Edmund A. Chester (American journalist and broadcaster (d. 1973))
1897 Norbert Elias (German sociologist (d. 1990))
1896 Leonard W. Murray (Canadian admiral (d. 1971))
1892 Robert Ritter von Greim (German general (d. 1945))
1890 Aleksander Warma (Estonian commander and politician (d. 1970))
1888 Harold Hitz Burton (American lawyer and politician)
1887 Julian Huxley (English biologist (d. 1975))
1885 Milan Vidmar (Slovenian engineer and chess player (d. 1962))
1884 James Rector (American sprinter (d. 1949))
1880 Johannes Drost (Dutch swimmer (d. 1954))
1879 Thibaudeau Rinfret (Canadian jurist)
1874 Viggo Jensen (Danish weightlifter)
1874 Walter Friedrich Otto (German philologist (d. 1958))
1871 William McDougall (English psychologist and polymath (d. 1938))
1864 Hermann Minkowski (German mathematician (d. 1909))
1861 Maximilian von Spee (Danish-German admiral (d. 1914))
1856 H. Rider Haggard (English author (d. 1925))
1845 Tom Dula (American soldier (d. 1868))
1845 Richard Seddon (English-New Zealand politician)
1837 Paul Morphy (American chess player (d. 1884))
1837 Ernst Ziller (German-Greek architect)
1805 Giuseppe Mazzini (Italian journalist and politician (d. 1872))
1767 Wilhelm von Humboldt (German philosopher and diplomat (d. 1835))
1763 Étienne Méhul (French composer (d. 1817))
1757 George Vancouver (English navy officer and explorer (d. 1798))
1738 Jacques Delille (French poet (d. 1813))
1713 Lord John Sackville (English cricketer and politician (d. 1765))
1704 John Taylor (English scholar (d. 1766))
1684 Francesco Manfredini (Italian violinist and composer (d. 1762))
1680 Ebenezer Erskine (Scottish minister (d. 1754))
916 Sayf al-Dawla (Syrian Emir of Aleppo (d. 967))
662 Rui Zong (Chinese emperor of the Tang Dynasty (d. 716))

June 22 deaths, Who died on June 22th


2013 Leandro Díaz (Colombian composer (b. 1928))
2013 Sergio Focardi (Italian physicist (b. 1932))
2013 Peter Fraser (Baron Fraser of Carmyllie)
2013 Gary David Goldberg (American screenwriter and producer (b. 1944))
2013 Henning Larsen (Danish architect)
2013 Deric Longden (English author and screenwriter (b. 1936))
2013 Allan Simonsen (Danish race car driver (b. 1978))
2013 Soccor Velho (Indian footballer (b. 1983))
2012 Obaidullah Baig (Pakistani journalist and author (b. 1926))
2012 María Teresa Castillo (Venezuelan journalist)
2012 Mary Fedden (English painter (b. 1915))
2012 Fernie Flaman (Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1927))
2012 Juan Luis Galiardo (Spanish actor (b. 1922))
2012 Sergio Goretti (Italian bishop (b. 1929))
2012 Jackie Neilson (Scottish footballer (b. 1929))
2012 Rolly Tasker (Australian sailor (b. 1926))
2012 Hans Villius (Swedish historian (b. 1923))
2011 Harley Hotchkiss (Canadian businessman (b. 1927))
2011 Fanny de Sivers (Estonian linguist)
2008 George Carlin (American comedian)
2008 Dody Goodman (American actress (b. 1914))
2008 Jane McGrath (English-Australian activist)
2007 Nancy Benoit (American wrestler and manager (b. 1964))
2007 Erik Parlevliet (Dutch field hockey player (b. 1964))
2004 Bob Bemer (American computer scientist (b. 1920))
2004 Mattie Stepanek (American poet (b. 1990))
2002 Darryl Kile (American baseball player (b. 1968))
2002 Ask Ann Landers (American journalist (b. 1918))
1997 Ted Gärdestad (Swedish singer-songwriter (b. 1956))
1997 Don Henderson (English actor (b. 1932))
1997 Gérard Pelletier (Canadian journalist and politician (b. 1919))
1995 Leonid Derbenyov (Russian poet and songwriter (b. 1931))
1995 Al Hansen (American sculptor (b. 1927))
1993 Pat Nixon (American economist and educator)
1993 Michel Noël (Canadian actor (b. 1922))
1992 Chuck Mitchell (American actor (b. 1927))
1990 Ilya Frank (Russian physicist)
1990 Kripp Johnson (American singer (The Del-Vikings) (b. 1936))
1989 Lucien Saulnier (Canadian politician (b. 1916))
1988 Dennis Day (American singer and actor (b. 1916))
1987 Fred Astaire (American actor)
1984 Joseph Losey (American director)
1980 Dimitrios Partsalidis (Greek politician (b. 1905))
1979 Louis Chiron (Monegasque race car driver (b. 1899))
1977 Jacqueline Audry (French director and screenwriter (b. 1908))
1977 Peter Laughner (American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs and Pere Ubu) (b. 1952))
1974 Darius Milhaud (French composer (b. 1892))
1970 Dang Thuy Tram (Vietnamese surgeon (b. 1942))
1969 Judy Garland (American actress and singer (b. 1922))
1966 Thaddeus Shideler (American hurdler (b. 1883))
1965 David O. Selznick (American film producer (b. 1902))
1964 Havank (Dutch journalist (b. 1904))
1963 Maria Tănase (Romanian singer and actress (b. 1913))
1961 Maria of Yugoslavia (b. 1900) ()
1959 Hermann Brill (German politician (b. 1895))
1956 Walter de la Mare (English poet and author (b. 1873))
1945 Isamu Chō (Japanese general (b. 1895))
1945 Mitsuru Ushijima (Japanese general (b. 1887))
1942 August Froehlich (German priest (b. 1891))
1938 C. J. Dennis (Australian poet (b. 1876))
1936 Moritz Schlick (German-Austrian physicist and philosopher (b. 1882))
1935 Szymon Askenazy (Polish historian and diplomat (b. 1866))
1933 Henry Birkin (English race car driver (b. 1896))
1931 Armand Fallières (French politician)
1928 A. B. Frost (American illustrator (b. 1851))
1925 Felix Klein (German mathematician (b. 1849))
1913 Ștefan Octavian Iosif (Romanian poet (b. 1875))
1905 Francis Lubbock (American politician)
1894 Alexandre-Antonin Taché (Canadian archbishop (b. 1823))
1892 Pierre Ossian Bonnet (French mathematician (b. 1819))
1874 Howard Staunton (English chess player (b. 1810))
1872 Rudecindo Alvarado (Argentinian general (b. 1792))
1868 Heber C. Kimball (American religious leader (b. 1801))
1714 Matthew Henry (English minister (b. 1662))
1699 Josiah Child (English merchant)
1634 Johann von Aldringen (Austrian field marshal (b. 1588))
1632 James Whitelocke (English judge (b. 1570))
1535 John Fisher (English bishop (b. 1469))
1429 Jamshīd al-Kāshī (Persian astronomer and mathematician (b. 1380))
1276 Pope Innocent V (b. 1225) ()