June 22

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July 5, 2022

June 22 (June 22) is the 173rd day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar (174th in a leap year). There are still 192 days until the end of the year.

Events

217 BC n. e. — Ptolemy IV Philopator defeated the Seleucid king Antiochus the Great in the Battle of Raphia. 168 BC n. e. — The Romans under the command of Lucius Aemilius Paulus defeated the Macedonian king Perseus at Pydna, who surrendered after the battle and thereby ended the Third Macedonian War. 1533 - Turkish Sultan Suleiman I the Magnificent signed a peace treaty with Austria, after the second unsuccessful campaign against Vienna. 1593 — The Austrian army inflicted a heavy defeat on the Ottoman Empire in the Battle of Sisak. 1815 — After the defeat at Waterloo, Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated a second time. 1826 — In Panama, on the initiative of the South American revolutionary Simon Bolivar, the Pan American Congress was held, with the aim of uniting the South American republics. 1874 — The first telegraphic connection between Brazil and Europe was established. 1894 — The African state of Dahomey, Benin, became a French colony. 1914 - Serbian King Petar Karađorđević stepped down from power, and his second son Aleksandar, who became regent of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes on December 1, 1918, and king after his father's death in 1921, received royal powers. 1940 — France signed the capitulation during the Second World War in Compiègne, the place where French Marshal Ferdinand Foch received Germany's capitulation in 1918 after the First World War. General Charles de Gaulle formed the government of Free France in London. 1941 — Operation Barbarossa began in World War II, in which Hitler's troops with more than 150 divisions attacked the USSR along the entire border line between the Baltic and Black Seas. Italy and Romania declared war on the USSR. The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia issued a proclamation calling on the people of Yugoslavia to rise up against the German occupation. 1944 — The USSR launched Operation Bagration against the German Army Group Center. 1945 — The battle for Okinawa ended with the victory of the Americans. 1965 — Japan and South Korea signed an agreement on the establishment of diplomatic relations in Tokyo. 1965 — Diego Armando Maradona scored a handball against England in the quarter-finals of the 1986 World Cup, which was later declared the goal of the century. 1994 — Representatives of Russia at the NATO headquarters in Brussels