June 22: Day of the Week
June 22, 2019 was the 173rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 192 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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June 22 Historical Event(s)
- 217 BCBattle of Raphia: Ptolemy IV Philopator of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom.
- 1633The Holy Office in Rome forces Galileo Galilei to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe.
- 1807In the Chesapeake–Leopard Affair, the British warship HMS Leopard attacks and boards the American frigate USS Chesapeake.
- 1893The Royal Navy battleship HMS Camperdown accidentally rams the British Mediterranean Fleet flagship HMS Victoria which sinks taking 358 crew with her, including the fleet’s commander, Vice-Admiral Sir George Tryon.
- 1898Spanish–American War: United States Marines land in Cuba.
- 1907The London Underground’s Charing Cross, Euston and Hampstead Railway opens.
- 1911George V and Mary of Teck are crowned King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
- 1944Opening day of the Soviet Union’s Operation Bagration against the Army Group Centre.
- 1984Virgin Atlantic Airways launches with its first flight from London Heathrow Airport.
- 2009Eastman Kodak Company announces that it will discontinue sales of the Kodachrome Color Film, concluding its 74-year run as a photography icon.
Who were born on June 22?
- 1906Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American writer, wife of Charles Lindbergh (d. 2001)
- 1916Johnny Jacobs, American television announcer (d. 1982)
- 1933Libor Pešek, Czech conductor
- 1941Ed Bradley, American journalist (d. 2006)
- 1943Judith Barker, English actress
- 1962Clyde Drexler, American basketball player
- 1962Stephen Chow, Hong Kong actor and director
- 1965Ľubomír Moravčík, Slovak footballer
- 1975Müslüm Can, Turkish footballer
- 1987Nikita Rukavytsya, Ukrainian-born Australian soccer player
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