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6/22/2020 12:01:00 AM
Today In History - June 22

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From OnThisDay.com


Today in History in 1611 Henry Hudson was set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery and was never seen again; in 1847 the doughnut was created; and in 1969 actress Judy Garland (Wizard of Oz, Easter Parade), dies at age 47.

Our on this day in history archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:

Historical Events

  • 1611 - Henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery & never seen again
  • 1633 - Galileo Galilei forced to recant Earth orbits Sun by Pope (on Oct 31, 1992, Vatican admits it was wrong)
  • 1675 - Royal Greenwich Observatory established in England by Charles II
  • 1772 - Somerset v Stewart UK court case finds slavery unsupported by English common law, encourages abolitionist movement
  • 1847 - Doughnut created
  • 1848 - Beginning of the June Days Uprising in Paris.
  • 1911 - King George V crowned king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Canada, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, and all his realms and territories beyond the sea.
  • 1930 - Lou Gehrig hits 3 HRs in a game, Ruth hits 3 in doubleheader
  • 1934 - John Dillinger is informally named America's first Public Enemy Number One
  • 1941 - Germany, Italy & Romania declare war on Soviet Union
  • 1944 - US President Franklin Roosevelt signs "GI Bill of Rights" (Servicemen's Readjustment Act)
  • 1979 - Little Richard quits rock & roll for religious pursuit
  • 1990 - Nelson Mandela addresses the United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid in New York, saying that nothing, which has happened in South Africa, calls for a revision of the position that the Organization has taken in its struggle against apartheid; he adds that a democratic, non-racial SA is within reach
  • 2011 - After hiding for 16 years, Boston gangster Whitey Bulger is arrested outside an apartment in Santa Monica, California


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Famous Birthdays

  • 1903 - John Dillinger, Indianapolis Indiana, notorious bank robber
  • 1906 - Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Englewood New Jersey, American author and aviator (Gift from the Sea)
  • 1906 - Billy Wilder, director (Some Like It Hot, Apartment, Stalag 17), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1909 - Mike Todd, [Avrom Goldbogen], Minneapolis Minnesota, US theatre and film director ("Around the World in 80 Days"), (d. 1958)
  • 1918 - Cicely Saunders, Barnet, Hertfordshire, English Nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice (d. 2005)
  • 1928 - Ralph Waite, White Plains New York, American actor, director and political candidate (Cool Hand Luke, The Waltons)
  • 1936 - Kris Kristofferson, Brownsville TX, singer/actor (Amerika, Millennium)
  • 1947 - "Pistol" Pete Maravich, Aliquippa Pennsylvania, NBA star (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1948 - Todd Rundgren, Upper Darby PA, singer/guitarist (Hello it's Me)
  • 1949 - Alan Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie)
  • 1949 - Lindsay Wagner, LA Ca, actress (Bionic Woman, Paper Chase, Nighthawks)
  • 1949 - Meryl Streep, Summit, New Jersey, American actress (French Lieutenant's Woman, Sophie's Choice)
  • 1960 - Tracy Pollan, actress (Family Ties)/aka Mrs Michael J Fox, born in NYC, New York
  • 1964 - Dan Brown, Exeter, New Hampshire, American author of thriller fiction (The Da Vinci Code)

Famous Weddings

  • 1894 - Harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner
  • 1958 - NBA forward Elgin Baylor (23) weds Ruby Saunder at Mt Olive Baptist Church in Washington, DC
  • 1969 - Writer and producer R. L. Stine (25) weds editor Jane Waldhorn
  • 1985 - "Dallas" actress Victoria Principal (35) weds plastic surgeon Harry Glassman (43) in Dallas
  • 1996 - "Full House" actress Candace Cameron (20) weds Montreal Canadiens hockey player Valeri Bure (22) at the Church of the Valle in Van Nuys, California
  • 2003 - Actor Adam Sandler (36) weds actress-model Jackie Titone (28) at Dick Clark's oceanfront in Malibu, California
  • 2005 - "21 Jump Street" actress Holly Robinson Peete (40) weds former pro quarterback Rodney Peete (39) in an outdoor ceremony held at the Wynn Las Vegas resort
  • 2008 - Record producer Timbaland (37) weds Monique Idlett (33) in Aruba
  • 2011 - British actor best known as British secret agent "James Bond" Daniel Craig (43) weds film and theatre actress Rachel Weisz (41) at a private ceremony in New York
  • 2013 - "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star NeNe Leakes (45) weds her ex-husband Gregg Leakes at the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta
  • 2013 - Star Wars creator George Lucas (69) weds Dreamworks Animation chairman Mellody Hobson (44) at Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California
  • 2013 - Actor Adam Driver (29) weds girlfriend Joanne Tucker
  • 2013 - Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland (45) weds photographer Jamie Wachtel in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • 1276 - Innocent V, [Pierre the Tarantaise], Pope (1276), dies at about 36
  • 1874 - Howard Staunton, world chess champion, designer of chess pieces, dies
  • 1969 - Judy Garland, actress (Wizard of Oz, Easter Parade), dies at 47 of an overdose
  • 1987 - Fred Astaire, actor/dancer (Royal Wedding, Let's Dance), dies at 88
  • 1993 - Pat Nixon, 1st lady (1969-75), dies of lung cancer at 81
  • 2006 - Moose (dog actor), dog actor popular for role on Frasier (b. 1990)
  • 2008 - George Carlin, American comedian, actor (b. 1937)
  • 2008 - Dody Goodman, American comedienne (b. 1914)


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