June 22


July 5, 2022

June 22 is the 173rd day of the year of the Gregorian calendar, 174th when it is a leap year, then there are 192 left. Its equivalent was usually 4 Messidor of the French Republican/Revolutionary calendar, officially referred to as the day of the veronica (the plant). Like June 19 and 20, it is a possible date but less frequent than the date of June 21 the day before, for the summer solstice in the terrestrial northern hemisphere and that of winter in the southern hemisphere and thus the respective beginning of summer or winter in each of said two hemispheres. June 21 - June 22 - June 23


3rd century BC. 217 BC. AD: Battle of Raphia. 2nd century BC. 168 BC. J. - C.: Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus gains the victory, vis-a-vis Perseus of Macedonia at the battle of Pydna.

5th century

431: opening of the Council of Ephesus.

7th century

622: second oath of allegiance of al-Aqaba.[ref. necessary]

9th century

813: Kroum of Bulgaria defeats Michael I Rhangabé, of the Byzantine Empire, at the Battle of Adrianople.

14th century

1372: Battle of La Rochelle.

15th century

1476: Battle of Morat.

16th century

1525: after being taken prisoner at the Battle of Pavia in January, King Francis I of France begins his transfer to the villa of Venyssolo near Valencia to continue his captivity in Spain.

18th century

1774: Quebec Act.

19th century

1807: Chesapeake-Leopard Affair. 1815: abdication of Napoleon I. 1848: beginning of the barricades, during the workers' uprising in Paris against the Second Republic.

20th century

1908: Red flag incident in the Empire of Japan. 1940: signing of the armistice between France and Germany. 1941: the Wehrmacht receives the code word triggering Operation Barbarossa, attacks Soviet positions along the western borders of the Soviet Union. beginning of the Battle of Palmyra, during the Syrian campaign, during the Second World War. 1942: institution and announcement by Pierre Laval of La Relève, consisting in releasing a prisoner of war for three departures to Germany of “free” workers. 1944: start of Operation Bagration, the first of five major Red Army offensives in the summer of 1944. 1945: end of the Battle of Okinawa. 1948: Resolution No. 52, of the Security Council of the United Nations, relating to the international control of atomic energy. 1950: entry into force of the Population Registration Act, literally "law of classification of the population", one of the first and main laws of apartheid in South Africa. 1973: The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission holds its last meeting, devoted to the fate of the archives, which it was decided to transfer, under seal, to the Secretary of State.

21st century

2015: a Taliban commando attacks the Afghan parliament in Kabul. 2017: the great al-Nuri mosque in Mosul in Iraq is destroyed by the Islamic State on the verge of losing its territorial conquests. 2019: Mohamed Ould Ghazouani wins the Mauritanian presidential election in the first round. 2020: The presidential election is held to elect the head of state of the Kiribati islands in the Pacific for a four-year term. Taneti Maamau will be re-elected president, thus confirming the country's agreement with the People's Republic of China and its break with Taiwan.

Arts, culture and religion

1955: release of the first Disney animated feature film in Cinemascope and in stereo "Lady and the Tramp" for which the singer Peggy Lee composed several songs. 1977: release of the first film The Adventures of Bernard and Bianca by the new generation of animators from Disney studios after the mo