June 22

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July 5, 2022

June 22 is the 173rd day of the year, the 174th in leap years. There are 192 days left in the year.

Name day

Håkon, Maud.

History

168 BC - The Roman Republic defeats the Kingdom of Macedonia at the Battle of Pydna. 1941 - Germany invades the Soviet Union. 1941 - The United States occupies Iceland following an agreement with the former occupier, Britain. 1944 - After careful preparation, the Soviet Union launches a major summer offensive in Belarus, Operation Bagration, which leads to a crushing German defeat. 2006 - IAU names Hydra and Nix Pluto's two newly discovered moons.

Norsk historie

1906 - King Håkon and Queen Maud are crowned in Nidaros Cathedral. 1941 - In Ålesund, a crowd tries to stop a prisoner transport with 70 hostages. They are driven away by soldiers with bayonets. 1990 - The Government Petroleum Fund is established. 2007 - The Spangereid Canal was opened to boat traffic. 2010 - The city railway in Bergen was inaugurated by Queen Sonja.

Births

See more who were born June 22 in Category: Births June 22. 1821 - August Theodor Möbius, German professor (d. 1890) 1827 - Robert Eduard von Hagemeister, German jurist and politician (d. 1902) 1863 - Gottlieb von Jagow, German diplomat and politician (d. 1935) 1903 - John Dillinger, American bank robber (d. 1934) 1913 - Esther-Marie Wiig, Norwegian journalist (d. 2007) 1925 - Peter Seeberg, Danish author (d. 1999) 1920 - Hillary Waugh, American author (d. 2008) 1923 - Frank Frantzen, Norwegian graphic artist and painter (d. 2011) 1930 - Walter Bonatti, Italian mountaineer (d. 2011) 1936 - Hermeto Pascoal, Brazilian jazz musician 1936 - Kris Kristofferson, American musician and actor 1940 - Abbas Kiarostami, Iranian director (d. 2016) 1940 - Solrun Williksen, Norwegian professor of social anthropology 1941 - Ed Bradley, American journalist (d. 2006) 1942 - Laila Freivalds, Swedish Minister of State 1943 - Gordon Matta-Clark, American artist (d. 1978) 1946 - Ian J. Macfarlane, Australian Governor 1947 - Jerry Rawlings, Ghanaian president (d. 2020) 1949 - Meryl Streep, American actor 1950 - Helga Haugland Byfuglien, Norwegian bishop 1954 - Wolfgang Becker, German director 1957 - Atle Torbjørn Karlsvik, Norwegian Rear Admiral 1958 - Bruce Campbell, American actor, director and producer 1959 - Sverre Brandhaug, Norwegian football player 1964 - Henrik Mestad, Norwegian actor and author 1966 - Sigurd Sollien, Norwegian host 1970 - Kim Kolstad, Norwegian actor and musician 1973 - Carson Daly, American host 1975 - Andreas Klöden, German cyclist 1976 - Silja Ekeland Bjørkly, Norwegian politician 1979 - Joey Cheek, American figure skater 1979 - Thomas Voeckler, French cyclist

Deaths

See more who died June 22 in Category: Deaths June 22. 1890 - Francisco Menéndez, Salvadoran general and president (b. 1830) 1895 - Amilcare Malagola, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1840) 1896 - Benjamin Bristow, American lawyer, officer and politician (b. 1832) 1975 - Per Wahlöö, Swedish author (b. 1926) 1978 - Jens Otto Krag, Danish Prime Minister (b. 1914) 1999 - Petter Furberg, Norwegian politician (b. 1923) 2008 - George Carlin, American comedian (b. 1937) 2008 - Albert Cossery, French author (b. 1913) 2008 - Jens Petter Ekornes, Norwegian businessman (b. 1942) 2008 - Hans Haga, Norwegian peasant team leader (b. 1924) 2022 - Jonny Nilsson, Swedish skater (b. 1943)