July 6, 2022
1622 – Portuguese forces repel a Dutch invasion at the Battle of Macau during the Luso-Dutch War. 1633 – The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in Rome forces Galileo Galilei (pictured) to deny his idea that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the universe. 1941 – World War II: Nazi Germany invades the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa.Born on this day… Giuseppe Mazzini (1805-1872) • Abbas Kiarostami (1940-2016) • Meryl Streep (b. 1949) Died on this day... Felix Klein (1849-1925) • Judy Garland (1922-1969) • Darius Milhaud (1892-1974).