Tuesday, 22 June 2010

June 22 - Summary

June 22nd Summary:

June 22 - Events

June 22nd Details:
June 22nd Events:
217 BC – Battle of Raphia - Ptolemy IV Philopator of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom.
168 BC – Battle of Pydna - Romans under Lucius Aemilius Paullus defeat & capture Macedonian King Perseus ending the Third Macedonian War.
1593 – Battle of Sisak - Defeat of the Turks by Allied Christian troops.
1633 – Galileo Galilei is forced by the Holy Office in Rome to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe.
1783 – Eruption of the Laki volcano in Iceland produces a poisonous cloud which reaches Le Havre in France.
1825 – British Parliament abolishes feudalism & the seigneurial system in British North America.
1848 – Beginning of June Days Uprising in Paris.
1893 – The Royal Navy battleship HMS Camperdown accidentally rams the British Mediterranean Fleet flagship HMS Victoria which sinks.
1897 – British colonial officers Charles Walter Rand & Lt. Charles Egerton Ayerst are assassinated in Pune, Maharashtra, India.
1898 – Spanish-American War - United States Marines land in Cuba.
1906 – Flag of Sweden is adopted.
1907 – The London Underground's Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway opens.
1911 – George V & Mary of Teck are crowned King & Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland.
1918 – The Hammond Circus Train Wreck occurs near Hammond, Indiana.
1922 – Herrin massacre -19 strikebreakers & 2 union miners are killed in Herrin, Illinois.
1940 – France is forced to sign the Second Compiègne armistice with Germany.
1941 – Operation Barbarossa - Germany invades the Soviet Union.
1941 – The June Uprising in Lithuania begins.
1941 – The First Sisak Partisan Brigade is founded by partisans near Sisak, Croatia.
1942 – Following the capture of Tobruk, Erwin Rommel is promoted to Field Marshal.
1944 – Opening day of the Soviet Union's Operation Bagration against the Army Group Centre.
1944 – Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, known as the G.I. Bill, is signed in to law by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
1957 – The Soviet Union launches an R-12 missile for the first time (in the Kapustin Yar).
1962 – An Air France Boeing 707 jet crashes in bad weather in Guadeloupe, West Indies.
1976 – Canadian House of Commons abolishes capital punishment.
1978 – Charon, a satellite of the dwarf planet Pluto, is discovered by American astronomer James Christy.
1984 – Virgin Atlantic Airways launches with its first flight from London Heathrow Airport.
1990 – Checkpoint Charlie is dismantled in Berlin.
2002 – Earthquake measuring 6.5 Mw hits a region of northwestern Iran causing widespread disquiet because of the slowness of the victims receiving aid & supplies.
2003 – Largest hailstone ever recorded falls in Aurora, Nebraska
2009 – June 22, 2009 Washington Metro train collision.
2009 – Eastman Kodak Company announces that it will discontinue sales of the Kodachrome Color Film.

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June 22 - Deaths

June 22nd Details:
June 22nd Deaths:
1276 – Pope Innocent V (b. c. 1225)
1429 – Ghiyath al-Kashi - Persian astronomer & mathematician (b. 1380)
1535 – John Fisher - English Bishop of Rochester (executed) (b. 1469)
1632 – James Whitelocke - English judge (b. 1570)
1634 – Johann von Aldringen - Austrian field marshal (b. 1588)
1699 – Josiah Child - English Governor of the East India Company (b. 1630)
1714 – Matthew Henry - English non-conformist minister (b. 1662)
1868 – Heber C. Kimball - American religious leader (b. 1801)
1874 – Howard Staunton - English chess master (b. 1810)
1892 – Pierre Ossian Bonnet - French mathematician (b. 1819)
1894 – Alexandre-Antonin Taché - Canadian archbishop (b. 1823)
1905 – Francis Lubbock - Governor of Texas (b. 1815)
1913 – Ştefan Octavian Iosif - Romanian poet (b. 1875)
1925 – Felix Klein - German mathematician (b. 1849)
1928 – A. B. Frost - American illustrator (b. 1851)
1931 – Armand Fallières - French politician, President of France (b. 1841)
1933 – Henry Birkin - British racing driver (b. 1896)
1935 – Szymon Askenazy - Polish historian, diplomat & politician (b. 1866)
1936 – Moritz Schlick - Austrian philosopher (b. 1882)
1938 – C.J. Dennis - Australian writer & poet (b. 1876)
1945 – Mitsuru Ushijima - Japanese general (died at Okinawa by seppuku) (b. 1887)
1959 – Hermann Brill - German politician (b. 1895)
1961 – Maria of Yugoslavia - Romanian-born Queen Consort of Yugoslavia (b. 1900)
1963 – Maria Tănase - Romanian singer of traditional & popular music (b. 1913)
1964 – Havank - Dutch writer (b. 1904)
1965 – David O. Selznick - American film producer (b. 1902)
1969 – Judy Garland - American singer & actress (b. 1922)
1974 – Darius Milhaud - French composer (b. 1892)
1977 – Jacqueline Audry - French film director (b. 1908)
1977 – Peter Laughner - American singer, songwriter & guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu) (b. 1952)
1979 – Louis Chiron - Monaco race car driver (b. 1899)
1980 – Dimitrios Partsalidis - Greek politician (b. 1905)
1984 – Joseph Losey - American theater & film director (b. 1909)
1987 – Fred Astaire - American dancer & actor (b. 1899)
1988 – Dennis Day - American singer & actor (b. 1916)
1989 – Lucien Saulnier - Canadian politician (b. 1916)
1990 – Ilya Frank - Russian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1908)
1992 – Chuck Mitchell - American actor (b. 1927)
1993 – Pat Nixon - First Lady of the United States (b. 1912)
1995 – Al Hansen - American artist (b. 1927)
1995 – Leonid Derbenyov - Russian poet-songwriter (b. 1931)
1997 – Ted Gärdestad - Swedish singer (b. 1956)
1997 – Don Henderson - English actor (b. 1932)
1997 – Gérard Pelletier - Canadian journalist, politician, & diplomat (b. 1919)
2002 – Darryl Kile - American baseball player (b. 1968)
2002 – Ann Landers - American columnist (b. 1918)
2004 – Mattie Stepanek - American poet (b. 1990)
2004 – Bob Bemer - American computer scientist (b. 1920)
2004 – Kim Sun-il - South Korean translator (b. 1970)
2006 – Moose (dog actor) - dog actor popular for role on Frasier (b. 1990)
2007 – Nancy Benoit ("Woman" - "Fallen Angel"), American professional wrestling valet (b. 1964)
2007 – Erik Parlevliet - Dutch field hockey player (b. 1964)
2008 – George Carlin - American comedian, actor (b. 1937)
2008 – Dody Goodman - American comedienne (b. 1914)
2008 – Jane McGrath - British-born Australian cancer support campaigner (b. 1966)

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June 22 - Births

June 22nd Details:
June 22nd Births:
1680 – Ebenezer Erskine - Scottish religious dissenter (d. 1754)
1684 – Francesco Manfredini - Italian baroque composer (d. 1762)
1704 – John Taylor - English classical scholar (d. 1766)
1713 – Lord John Sackville - English cricketer (d. 1765)
1738 – Jacques Delille - French poet & translator (d. 1813)
1757 – George Vancouver - British explorer (d. 1798)
1767 – Wilhelm von Humboldt - German philosopher & statesman (d. 1835)
1805 – Giuseppe Mazzini - Italian politician (d. 1872)
1837 – Paul Morphy - American chess master (d. 1884)
1845 – Tom Dula - American folk character (Tom Dooley) (d. 1868)
1856 – H. Rider Haggard - English writer (d. 1925)
1861 – Maximilian von Spee - Denmark-born German admiral (d. 1914)
1864 – Hermann Minkowski - German mathematician (d. 1909)
1871 – William McDougall - British psychologist & polymath (d. 1938)
1879 – Thibaudeau Rinfret - jurist & Chief Justice of Canada (d. 1962)
1884 – James Rector - American sprinter (d. 1949)
1885 – Milan Vidmar - Slovenian engineer & chess player (d. 1962)
1887 – Julian Huxley - British biologist (d. 1975)
1888 – Harold Burton - U.S. Supreme Court justice (d. 1964)
1892 – Robert Ritter von Greim - German field marshal (d. 1945)
1897 – Edmund A. Chester - American broadcaster & journalist (d. 1973)
1897 – Norbert Elias - German sociologist (d. 1990)
1898 – Erich Maria Remarque - German writer (d. 1970)
1899 – Michał Kalecki - Polish economist (d. 1970)
1902 – Marguerite De La Motte - American actress (d. 1950)
1903 – John Dillinger - American bank robber (d. 1934)
1903 – Carl Hubbell - American baseball player (d. 1988)
1906 – Anne Morrow Lindbergh - American writer & pilot, wife of Charles Lindbergh (d. 2001)
1906 – Billy Wilder - Austrian-born American film director (d. 2002)
1907 – Mike Todd - American film producer (d. 1958)
1909 – Maurice Adler - American film producer (d. 1960)
1910 – John Hunt - India-born British leader of the 1953 British Expedition to Mount Everest (d. 1998)
1910 – Peter Pears - English tenor (d. 1986)
1910 – Konrad Zuse - German engineer & computer pioneer, built the world's first functional program-controlled Turing-complete computer, the Z3 (d. 1995)
1912 – Princess Caroline Mathilde of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (d. 1983)
1916 – Johnny Jacobs - American television announcer (d. 1982)
1919 – Gower Champion - American dancer & choreographer (d. 1980)
1920 – Paul Frees - American voice actor (d. 1986)
1920 – Jovito Salonga - Filipino politician & activist
1921 – Joseph Papp - American director & producer (d. 1991)
1922 – Bill Blass - American fashion designer (d. 2002)
1922 – Mona Lisa - Filipino actress
1922 – Géza Vermes - Hungarian author & scholar of religious history & expert on the Dead Sea Scrolls
1927 – Ann Petersen - Belgian actress (d. 2003)
1930 – Yuri Artyukhin - Russian cosmonaut (d. 1998)
1930 – Walter Bonatti - Italian mountaineer
1932 – Amrish Puri - Indian actor (d. 2005)
1932 – Prunella Scales - English actress
1933 – Dianne Feinstein - American politician
1933 – Jacques Martin - French TV host (d. 2007)
1933 – Libor Pešek - Czech conductor
1936 – Kris Kristofferson - American singer, songwriter & actor
1936 – Hermeto Pascoal - Brazilian musician
1939 – Don Matthews - American football coach
1940 – Abbas Kiarostami - Iranian filmmaker & poet
1940 – Esther Rantzen - British TV presenter
1941 – Ed Bradley - American journalist (d. 2006)
1941 – Michael Lerner - American actor
1943 – Judith Barker - English actress
1943 – Eumir Deodato - Brazilian jazz keyboardist, record producer & arranger
1943 – Brit Hume - American news anchor & commentator
1944 – Peter Asher - British singer, guitarist & producer (Peter & Gordon)
1944 – Klaus Maria Brandauer - Austrian actor
1946 – Eliades Ochoa - Cuban guitarist (Buena Vista Social Club)
1947 – Octavia Butler - American author (d. 2006)
1947 – Howard Kaylan - American singer (The Turtles, Flo & Eddie)
1947 – David Lander - American actor & baseball scout
1947 – Pete Maravich - American basketball player (d. 1988)
1947 – Jerry Rawlings - President of Ghana
1948 – Todd Rundgren - American songwriter & record producer
1949 – Alan Osmond - American singer (The Osmonds)
1949 – Meryl Streep - American actress
1949 – Lindsay Wagner - American actress
1950 – Zenonas Petrauskas - Lithuanian lawyer & politician (d. 2009)
1952 – Graham Greene - Canadian actor
1953 – Wim Eijk - Dutch Roman Catholic Archbishop
1953 – Cyndi Lauper - American singer
1953 – Bruce McAvaney - Australian sports broadcaster
1954 – Freddie Prinze - American actor & comedian (d. 1977)
1955 – Green Gartside - Welsh singer & songwriter (Scritti Politti)
1956 – Shah Mehmood Qureshi - Pakistani Politician & Foreign Minister
1956 – Tim Russ - American actor
1956 – Alfons De Wolf - Belgian cyclist
1957 – Danny Baker - English comedy writer & radio presenter
1957 – Garry Gary Beers - Australian bassist (INXS)
1958 – Bruce Campbell - American actor
1959 – Wayne Federman - American comedian
1959 – Nicola Sirkis - French singer & lyricist (Indochine)
1959 – Ed Viesturs - American mountaineer
1959 – Mike O'Meara - radio host of Don & Mike Show & Mike O'Meara Show
1960 – Erin Brockovich-Ellis - American environmental activist
1960 – Tracy Pollan - American actress
1961 – Stephen Batchelor - British field-hockey player
1961 – Jimmy Somerville - Scottish singer (Bronski Beat, Communards)
1962 – Clyde Drexler - American basketball player
1962 – Stephen Chow - Hong Kong actor & director
1962 – Bobby Gillespie - Scottish vocalist & drummer (Primal Scream, The Jesus & Mary Chain)
1963 – Randy Couture - American mixed martial artist
1963 – Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi - Japanese sumo wrestler, the 61st Yokozuna
1963 – John Tenta ("Earthquake") - Canadian professional wrestler (d. 2006)
1964 – Amy Brenneman - American actress
1964 – Dan Brown - American writer
1965 – Ľubomír Moravčík - Slovak footballer
1965 – Uwe Boll - German film director
1966 – Schooly D - American rapper
1966 – Michael Park - English WRC co-pilot (d. 2005)
1966 – Emmanuelle Seigner - French actress
1967 – Manabu Nakanishi - Japanese professional wrestler
1968 – Darrell Armstrong - American basketball player
1970 – Michel Elefteriades - Greek-Lebanese politician, painter, poet, novelist, songwriter, record producer & businessman
1970 – Steven Page - Canadian singer (Barenaked Ladies)
1971 – Mary Lynn Rajskub - American actress
1971 – Kurt Warner - American football player
1972 – David Rees - American cartoonist
1973 – Carson Daly - American television personality
1974 – Donald Faison - American actor
1974 – Vijay - Indian actor
1975 – Kenshin Kawakami - Japanese baseball player
1975 – Andreas Klöden - German cyclist
1975 – Laila Rouass - Moroccan-Indian actress
1976 – Gordon Moakes - English multi-instrumentalist (Bloc Party)
1978 – Champ Bailey - American football player
1978 – Tim Driesen - Belgian actor, singer & songwriter
1978 – Jai Rodriguez - American TV personality
1978 – Dan Wheldon - British race car driver
1979 – Joey Cheek - American speed skater
1979 – Brad Hawpe - American baseball player
1979 – Leire Martínez - Spanish-Basque singer & songwriter (La Oreja de Van Gogh)
1979 – Thomas Voeckler - French cyclist
1981 – Chris Urbanowicz - British guitarist (Editors)
1982 – Soraia Chaves - Portuguese actress & model
1982 – Ian Kinsler - American baseball player
1984 – Dustin Johnson - American golfer
1984 – Jerome Taylor - Jamaican West Indies international cricketer
1984 – Janko Tipsarević - Serbian tennis player
1985 – Rosa Kato - Italian-Japanese model & actress
1985 – Sofoklis Schortsanitis - Greek-Cameroonian basketball player
1985 – Scott MacIntyre - American singer
1986 – Ramin Ott - American Samoan footballer
1987 – Joe Dempsie - English actor
1987 – Danny Green - American basketball player
1987 – Lee Min Ho - Korean actor
1987 – Nikita Rukavytsya - Australian footballer
1988 – Omri Casspi - Israeli basketball player, the first Israeli in the NBA
1988 – Kieran Lee - English footballer
1989 – Jung Yong Hwa - Korean actor & singer
1990 – Kei Inoo - Japanese actor & singer
1990 – Sebastian Jung - German footballer
1993 – Ingmar Lazar - French classical pianist

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