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June 22: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

Facts & Historic Events That Happened on June 22

June 22nd celebrates World Rainforest Day and Chocolate Eclair Day.

We’ve made it to the 173rd day of the year! There are 192 days left until we reach the new year.

Those of you who were born on June 22 share the Cancer zodiac sign.

The US announced the country’s number one enemy on this day meanwhile there were other incredible events in music and literature to name just a few.

Did you know that on this day in 1955, Disney’s classic movie “Lady and the Tramp” was released in theaters in the US? It was the first animated feature filmed in CinemaScope widescreen.

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

What Happened On June 22 In History?

1990

The state of Florida banned thong bikinis at some state parks.

Thankfully for enthusiasts this only included around 4% of Floridian coastlines.
1981

Mark David Chapman pleaded guilty for the murder of John Lennon in New York.

1977

Disney’s “The Rescuers” was released.

The animation went on to be Disney's first movie to get a sequel "The Rescuers Down Under".
1963

Stevie Wonder released his first single “Fingertips” at age 13.

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1955

Disney’s classic movie “Lady and the Tramp” was released in theaters in the US.

1942

The United States Congress formally recognized the Pledge of Allegiance and added it to the federal Flag Code.

The US Flag Code describes the appropriate ways to handle and carry the flag. It also has various sections which discuss other patriotic themes, such as the Pledge of Allegiance.
1940

The first Dairy Queen restaurant opened in Joliet, Illinois, US.

1934

American gangster, John Dillinger died from gunshot wounds at age 31.

Dillinger was responsible for the robbery of 24 banks and 4 police stations, amongst many other crimes he committed.
1911

The royal coronation of King George V and Queen Mary took place in the UK.

OTD in 1911: The royal coronation of King George V and Queen Mary took place in the UK.
1611

English navigator Henry Hudson, his teenage son and seven supporters set adrift aboard a tiny boat on the Hudson Bay.

OTD in 1611: English navigator Henry Hudson
None of them were ever seen again.
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Did you know that on this day, June 22nd 1955, Disney's classic movie "Lady and the Tramp" was released in theaters in the US?