Category: This Day In History June 22

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This Day in History for June 22nd

Wikipedia: June 22

Historic Events:

1593: Battle of Sisak

1633: Rome's Holy Office forces Galileo to recant view the Sun, not Earth, is the center of the Universe.

1839: Cherokee leaders Major Ridge, John Ridge, and Elias Boudinot assassinated for signing Treaty of New Echota, which results in Trail of Tears.

1870: US Congress creates Department of Justice

1911: George V and Mary of Teck crowned.

1978: Charon, Pluto satellite, discovered by American astronomer James W. Christy.

1990: Checkpoint Charlie dismantled in Berlin.

Famous Birthdays:

1680: Ebenezer Erskine

1903: John Dillinger

1912: Princess Caroline Mathilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

1949: Lindsay Wagner

1949: Elizabeth Warren (academic, politician)

1953: Cyndi Lauper

1960: Erin Brockovich

1962: Clyde Drexler

1963: Hokutoumi Nobuyoshi (sumo)

1968: Darrell Armstrong

Famous Deaths:

1429: Jamshīd al-Kāshī

1961: Maria of Yugoslavia

1969: Judy Garland

1987: Fred Astaire

2008: George Carlin

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