June 22 is the 173th day of the year (174th day in leap years) in the Gregorian solar calendar. As of today, there are 192 days left in that year.
1633 – A clergyman of the Doctrine of the Faith forces Galileo Galilei to stop believing in the sun-centered theory. and accepted in the world-centered theory
1812 – Napoleonic Wars: France attacks Russia.
1940 – World War II: The French government signs an armistice with Nazi Germany.
1941 – World War II: Operation Barbarossa begins when the Axis powers and Finland attack the Soviet Union.
1970 - World Cup 1970: The World Cup was televised from host Mexico to Thailand for the first time. In the final, Brazil defeated Italy 4:1.
1976 - The Canadian House of Representatives voted to abolish the death penalty.
1978 - American astronomer James Christie discovers Pluto's satellite Charon.
1986 - Diego Maradona, Argentine footballer door of the hand of god Beat England in the quarter-finals of the World Cup in Mexico City, Mexico
1990 - Around 2:00 a.m., the National Council for Peace and Order (NSC) claimed that the security forces seized the telecommunication vehicle of MCOT. Parked in front of Wat Phai Tan, Nong Khaem District, Bangkok
1996 - Computer game Quake is released.
2002 – A 6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes western Iran, killing more than 261 people.
2005 - The Crime Suppression Division sent over 100 commandos with full weapons. Invade and destroy the cement kilns with lightning.