June 22

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July 5, 2022

June 22 is the 173rd (174th in a leap year) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. There are 192 days left in the year. Name days: Paulina + Akács, Ákos, Albin, Albina, Alvina, Horácia, Jósiás, Józsias, Joshua, Jószué, Kriszta, Krisztabella, Krisztiána, Krisztín, Krisztina, Lambert, Rozvita, Tamás, Tinka

Events

I. e. 168 – The Battle of Pudna: Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus defeats and captures the Macedonian king Perseus, ending the Third Roman-Macedonian War. 813 – Bulgarian Khan Krum defeats Byzantine Emperor Michael I in the Battle of Hadrianopolis. 1593 – The Christian army consisting of Croatian and imperial forces wins a great victory over the Turkish army of Hassan Pasha of Bosnia at Siszek. 1633 - Galileo Galilei retracts his views that the Earth revolves around the Sun, forced by the Inquisition. 1940 - The Armistice of Compiègne: General Huntziger signs the capitulation in front of the German troops on behalf of France. 1941 – Germany invades the Soviet Union, the Eastern Front of the Second World War opens. 1944 – Operation Bagratyion: Large-scale Soviet attack on the Eastern Front. 1978 - American astronomer James W. Christy discovers Charon, Pluto's largest moon. 1983 – Blast air explosion in the Márkushegy coal mine in Oroszlány. 37 miners lose their lives. 1988 – The EU authorizes the production of spirits containing thujone (35 mg/kg), so absinthe can conquer again. 1990 - After 44 years of existence, the Checkpoint Charlie border control station in Berlin was demolished. 1992 – In southern Transylvania, in the Vaskapu pass in Hunyad county, Romanians use a machine to knock down the last monument erected in 1896 to the victory of János Hunyadi in Zajkány on September 6, 1442. The four-meter long cast iron mace was found in the lake in Ostró in 1993 and saved in the museum in Várhely. It is stolen from here in 1994. 1994 - Russian Foreign Minister Andrey Kozyrev visits NATO headquarters to sign the PfP framework document and hold talks with the North Atlantic Council.

Sporting Events

Football 1980 – The East German team wins 2-1 in the EC final held in the Olympic Stadium in Rome over the Belgian national team. Form-1 1952 - Belgian Grand Prix, Spa-Francorchamps - Winner: Alberto Ascari (Ferrari) 1975 - Dutch Grand Prix, Zandvoort - Winner: James Hunt (Hesketh Ford) 1986 - American Grand Prix, Detroit - Winner: Ayrton Senna (Lotus Renault Turbo) 2008 – French Grand Prix, Magny-Cours - Winner: Felipe Massa (Ferrari) 2014 – Austrian Grand Prix, Red Bull Ring - Winner: Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)

Births

1399 – Elizabeth, Grand Duke Jagiellon of Lithuania, II. The only child of the Polish king Ulaszló and the Polish queen Hedvig I. (Anjou) († 1399) 1744 – Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben, German biologist, pioneer of German veterinary medicine († 1777) 1767 – Wilhelm von Humboldt Prussian statesman, epoch-making linguist, esthete († 1835) 1784 – Ferenc Kerekes, Hungarian mathematician, reformed college teacher, corresponding member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences († 1850) 1825 – Duka Tivadar Hungarian doctor, India explorer, editor of the legacy of Sándor Csoma Kőrösi († 1908) 1837 - Paul Morphy, American chess player, the first unofficial world chess champion († 1884) 1850 - Ignác Goldziher, Hungarian orientalist, Semitic philologist († 1921) 1882 – Zoltán Somlyó, Hungarian poet and translator († 1937) 1887 – Julian Huxley, English biologist, zoologist, writer († 1975) 1892 – Emil Telmányi, Hungarian violinist, inventor of the Bach string († 1988) 1892 - Knight Robert von Greim, German aviation officer, Field Marshal, II. World War commander († 1945) 1898 – German writer Erich Maria Remarque (d. 1970) 1902 – Erzsébet Andics Hungarian communist party worker, politician, historian, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences († 1986) 19