Today in History: June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174 in leap years) on the Gregorian calendar. There are 192 days left until the end of the year.
There are several notable events that occurred on June 22 throughout history, and that is why it is an important day in Indian and world history.
If you are wondering what happened today in History? Then you are in the right place. On this day, there are several notable events that have occurred throughout Indian and world history.
In this article, we have compiled a list of the important things that happened around the world on June 22. Check it out:
Today In History: What Happened On This Day In Indian History Events
World Jungle Day – June 22
World Rainforest Day is an annual global celebration held on June 22 to raise awareness of the importance of rainforests and promote their conservation. The day serves as a platform to highlight the critical role that tropical forests play in maintaining ecological balance, providing habitat for countless species, and supporting the well-being of local communities.
What happened in world history on June 22
1941 – Operation Barbarossa begins
On June 22, 1941, Nazi Germany launched Operation Barbarossa, a massive invasion of the Soviet Union.
1941 – FDR signs the GI Bill
On June 22, 1944, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the GI Bill, an unprecedented piece of legislation designed to compensate returning members of the military, known as GIs, for their efforts in World War II.
The Battle of Okinawa (April 1 – June 22, 1945) was one of the toughest in the history of the US military.
2001 – The hit movie “The Fast and the Furious” is released.
On June 22, 2001, Blockbuster’s hit film “The Fast and the Furious,” a crime drama based on the underground world of street racing in Southern California, opens in theaters across the United States.
Today’s highlights in history:
– In 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated for the second time as Emperor of the French.
– In 1870 the United States Department of Justice was created.
– In 1940, during World War II, Adolf Hitler won a stunning victory when France was forced to sign an armistice eight days after German forces invaded Paris.
– In 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Military Readjustment Act of 1944, better known as the “Soldiers’ Bill of Rights.”
– In 1945, the World War II battle for Okinawa ended in an Allied victory.
– In 1970, President Richard Nixon signed an extension to the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that lowered the minimum voting age to 18 years.
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In addition to these historic events on June 22, there are also the birthdays and deaths of several notable people you should know about.
Birthdays of famous people on June 22
1932 – Amrish Puri’s birth anniversary
Amrish Puri was a renowned Indian actor who was born on June 22, 1932. He was known for his distinctive voice, powerful screen presence, and portrayal of iconic villainous characters in Indian cinema. Amrish Puri’s contributions to the film industry have left a lasting impact and he is remembered as one of the greatest actors in Indian cinema.
1974 – Actor Vijay’s birthday
Vijay, whose full name is Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar, is a popular Indian actor and singer who mainly works in the Tamil film industry. He was born on June 22, 1974 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Vijay is often referred to as “Thalapathy” (meaning “Commander” or “Leader”) by his fans and has a large following in South India.
Important days in June 2023 India
|June 2023 Important Days||Important events in May|
|June 1||world milk day|
|June 1||World Parents Day|
|June 2nd||Telangana Training Day|
|June 2nd||International Day of Sex Workers|
|3 of June||World bicycle Day|
|June 4||International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression|
|5th June||World Environment Day|
|June 7th||World Food Safety Day|
|8 of June||World Brain Tumor Day|
|8 of June||world oceans day|
|June 12||World Day Against Child Labor|
|June 13th||International Albinism Awareness Day|
|June 14th||World Blood Donor Day|
|June, 15||World Elder Abuse Awareness Day|
|June, 15||World Wind Day|
|June 16||Guru Arjan Dev Day of Martyrdom|
|June 17||World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought|
|June 18||International Picnic Day|
|June 18||Autistic Pride Day|
|June 18||Father’s Day (third Sunday in June)|
|June 19||World Sickle Cell Awareness Day|
|June 19||World Walk Day|
|June 20th||world refugee day|
|June 21||World Music Day|
|June 21||International Day of Yoga|
|June 23||International Olympic Day|
|June 23||International Widows Day|
|June 23||United Nations Civil Service Day|
|June 26||International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking|
|June 29||National Statistics Day|
|June 30th||World Asteroid Day|
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