June 22 is the 173rd day of the year There are 192 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday (58 in 400 years each) than on Saturday or Sunday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Thursday (56).
+ 1870 – United States Department of Justice created by the U.S. Congress.
+ 1918 – The Hammond Circus Train Wreck kills 86 and injures 127 near Hammond, Indiana.
+ 1944 – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs into law the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, commonly known as the G.I. Bill.
( Births )
+ 1903 – John Dillinger, American criminal (d. 1934)
+ 1928 – Ralph Waite, American actor and director (d. 2014)
+ 1933 – Dianne Feinstein, American politician
+ 1947 – Pete Maravich, American basketball player (d. 1988)
+ 1948 – Todd Rundgren, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
+ 1949 – Meryl Streep, American actress and singer
+ 1953 – Cyndi Lauper, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
+ 1954 – Freddie Prinze, American comedian and actor (d. 1977)
+ 1960 – Erin Brockovich, American lawyer and environmentalist