June 22 in History – What happened on 22 June in Past

22 June - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on June 22, the day number in a year is 173 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 174. June 22 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

June 22 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1555Humayun crossed the Indus and captured Lahore and ousted Sikandar Suri of Delhi throne. The Mughal Emperor Humayun, gathered a vast army and attempted the challenging task of retaking the throne in Delhi. Humayun placed the army under the able leadership of Bairam Khan. This was a wise move given Humayun's own record of military ineptitude, and turned out to be prescient, as Bairam was to prove himself a great tactician.
1555Humanyu defeated Alexander Suri and declared Akbar as successor.
1593Ottoman forces were crushingly defeated by the Habsburgs atSisak (now in Croatia), triggering the Long War.
1633Galileo Galilei was forced to recant his heliocentric view of the Solar System by the Roman Inquisition, after which, as legend hasit, he muttered under his breath, 'And yet it moves.'
1740King Frederick II of Persia endured tyranny and guaranteed freedom of the press.
1799Britain and Russia decided to invade the Republic of Batapace.
1807The British warship HMS Leopard pursued and attacked the American frigate USS Chesapeake in the belief that the latter had deserters from the Royal Navy.
1813War of 1812-After learning of American plans for a forthcoming surprise attack, Laura Secord set out on a 30 km (19 mi) journey from Queenston, Ontario, Upper Canada, on foot to warn Lieutenant JamesFitzGibbon.
1814HMS Leander defeated the USS Rattlesnake at Sable Island, Nova Scotia.
1826Panama's Pan-American Congress unsuccessfully tried to unite America's republics).
1857The Victoria and Albert Museum in London was officially opened by Queen Victoria.
1865Dr. W. G. Grace made his first-class cricket debut.
1897The Chafekar brothers, Damodar and Balkrishna, shot British Officer Rand in Pune. This event played a very important role in the revolutionary freedom fighter. The brothers and two accomplices were charged with the murders in various roles, as well as the shooting of two informants and an attempt to shoot a police officer. All three brothers were found guilty and hanged, an accomplice was dealt with similarly, another, then a schoolboy, was sentenced to ten years' rigorous imprisonment.
1906Sweden adopted the national flag.
1911George V and Mary of Teck were crowned King and Queen of theUnited Kingdom at Westminster Abbey in London.
1911Kink George V was made King of England.
1918The Spanish flu took the form of an epidemic, causing more than 30 million people to die in 6 months.
1937Camille Chautemps became Prime Minister of France for the thirdtime, in the second Popular Front ministry.
1939Subhash Chandra Bose separated from the Congress and established the Forward Bloc.
1940Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose established the 'Forward Block' after differences with Congress leaders. Netaji had resigned from the presidency of the Indian National Congress after being outmanoeuvred by Mohandas K. Gandhi. The formation of the Forward Bloc was announced to the public at a rally in Calcutta. Bose said that who all were joining, they had to never turn their back to the British and must fill the pledge form by cutting their finger and signing it with their blood.
1941Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa. Operation Barbarossa was the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II, which began on 22 June 1941. Over the course of the operation, about four million soldiers of the Axis powers invaded Soviet Russia along a 2,900 kilometer front, the largest invasion force in the history of warfare.
1941World War II: As over 4.5 million Axis troops began their invasion of the Soviet Union, the Lithuanian Activist Front started anuprising to liberate Lithuania from Soviet occupation and establish a new government.
1941The June uprising began in Lithuania.
1941Hitler invaded the then Soviet Russia.
1944The US enacted a law to help retired soldiers.
1945The Battle of Okinawa came to an end. The Battle of Okinawa codenamed Operation Iceberg, was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and included the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War during World War II. The 82-day-long battle lasted from early April until mid-June 1945.
1957The Soviet Union launched an R-12 missile for the first time. Deployments of the R-12 missile in Cuba caused the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. A total of 2335 missiles were produced; however, all were destroyed in 1993 under the Soviet and US Arms Control Treaty.
1957The then Soviet Russia launched the R-12 missile for the first time.
1969The surface of the Cuyahoga River in Ohio, US, caught on fire,helping to spur the environmental movement.
1975National Emergency was declared and censorship introduced in India. In India, "the Emergency" refers to a 21-month period when Prime Minister Indira Gandhi unilaterally had a state of emergency declared across the country. Officially issued by President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed under Article 352(1) of the Constitution for "internal disturbance". The order bestowed upon the prime minister the authority to rule by decree, allowing elections to be suspended and civil liberties to be curbed.
1978Charon, a satellite of the dwarf planet Pluto, was discovered by American astronomer James W. Christy. Charon is the largest satellite of the dwarf planet Pluto. It was discovered at the United States Naval Observatory in Washington, DC. It is a very large moon in comparison to its parent body, Pluto. Its gravitational influence is such that the barycentre of the Pluto–Charon system lies outside Pluto.
1978Working at the US Naval Observatory, American astronomer James W. Christy discovered Charon, then considered the sole moon of Pluto.
1984Virgin Atlantic Airways took the first flight from Heathrow Airport in London.
1986Argentine footballer Diego Maradona scored both the 'Hand ofGod goal' and the 'Goal of the Century' against England during thequarter-final match of the FIFA World Cup in Mexico City.
1990Checkpoint Charlie was dismantled in Berlin. Checkpoint Charlie was the name given by the Western Allies to the best-known Berlin Wall crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War.
1990An underwater volcano erupted at Mount Dadicas in the Philippines.
1995India and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) sign MOU enabling them to visit suspected militants and persons in detention centres only under humanitarian consideration. This action was praised worldwide by humanists.
2002An earthquake measuring 6.5 Mw struck a region of northwesternIran, killing at least 261 people and injuring 1,300 others, andeventually causing widespread public anger due to the slow officialresponse.
2002A massive earthquake in northwestern Iran killed 261 people, injuring a large number of people.
2009Citing declining sales due to the emergence of digitalphotography, the Eastman Kodak Company announced that it woulddiscontinue sales of the Kodachrome reversal film, concluding its74-year run as a photography icon.
2009Two Metro trains in Washington, D.C., collided, killing ninepeople and injuring 80 others.
2009The longest solar eclipse of the 21st century appeared in India.
2012Paraguay's president Fernando Lugo was impeached and Federico Franco became the new president.



Famous Birthdays of June 22:

YearName / Profession / Country
1981Aquivaldo Mosquera / Footballer / Colombia
1792James Beaumont Neilson / Engineer / Scotland
1953Mauro Francaviglia / Academic / Italy
1971Mary Lynn Rajskub / Actress / United States of America
1964Cadillac Anderson / Basketball Player / United States of America
1855Samuel Morris / Cricketer / Australia
1996Mikel Merino / Footballer / Spain
1955Christine Orengo / Academic / Britain
1957Garry Gary Beers / Writer / Australia
1899Richard Gurley Drew / Engineer / United States of America
1896Leonard W. Murray / Admiral / Canada
1915Dolf van der Linden / Composer / Netherlands
1951Humphrey Ocean / Painter / United Kingdom
1984Rubén Iván Martínez / Footballer / Spain
1953Wim Eijk / Cardinal / Netherlands
1956Markus Schatte / Footballer / Germany
1890Aleksander Warma / Politician / Estonia
1864Hermann Minkowski / Academic / Germany
1920Jovito Salonga / Politician / Philippines
1898Erich Maria Remarque / Author / Switzerland
1989Jung Yong-hwa / Singer / South Korea
1956Shah Mehmood Qureshi / Politician / Pakistan
1897Edmund A. Chester / Journalist / United States of America
1885Milan Vidmar / Chess Player / Slovenia
1962Clyde Drexler / Basketball Player / United States of America
1964Dan Brown / Author / United States of America
1946Sheila Hollins / Academic / United Kingdom
1888Harold Hitz Burton / Politician / United States of America
1976Gordon Moakes / Bass Player / United Kingdom
1963Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi / Wrestler / Japan

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