June 22 in History
1611June 22, 1611:
Mutineers on English explorer Henry Hudson’s expedition eject him from the ship and put him, his son and seven others on a small boat.
1815June 22, 1815:
Napoleon abdicates the French Empire throne for the second time.
1941June 22, 1941:
Germany attacks the Soviet Union thereby violating the 1939 German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact.
1956June 22, 1956:
Walt Disney’s animated musical romance film, “Lady and the Tramp” is released.
1986June 22, 1986:
Diego Maradona’s “Hand of God” goal helps send Argentina to the World Cup quarterfinal.
2001June 22, 2001:
“The Fast and the Furious” movie is released.
2011June 22, 2011:
James Bulger, the notorious criminal on the run for 16 years, finally gets arrested.