22 June

22 June

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about June 22nd, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 22nd in history!

Global Celebrations

  • National Onion Rings Day
  • National Chocolate Eclair Day

Historic Events

1980: Photo of Ex-Navy Lt. and 12 term US Congressman Charlie Wilson in Afghanistan with the Mujahideen and ISI during the Soviet-Afghan War in the 1980’s.

Photo of Ex-Navy Lt. and 12 term US Congressman Charlie Wilson in Afghanistan with the Mujahideen and ISI during the Soviet-Afghan War in the 1980’s.

1941: At 4:31 AM, an unauthorized photo taken of Stalin inside of the Kremlin shows the very moment he was informed that Germany had began their invasion of the Soviet Union. It was taken by Komsomolskaya Pravda, editor in chief. He was ordered to destroy it, but instead saved it. June 22, 1941.

At 4:31 AM, an unauthorized photo taken of Stalin inside of the Kremlin shows the very moment he was informed that Germany had began their invasion of the Soviet Union. It was taken by Komsomolskaya Pravda, editor in chief. He was ordered to destroy it, but instead saved it. June 22, 1941.

1887: Komuso monks, Japan, 1887.

Komuso monks, Japan, 1887.

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