Momentous events in history: June 22, 2018


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On this day, June 22 – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!


The day of memory and grief.

Kirillov day.


1633, Galileo renounced his theory of the heliocentric system of the world.

1906 In Oslo crowned the first king to regain the independence of Norway Haakon VII.

1941 Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union, striking at military and strategic targets and cities.

1962 Boeing 707 Crash in Guadeloupe. 113 people died.

1986 Diego Maradona, the Argentine footballer scored the goal “hand of God” and “Goal of the century” against England at the world Cup in Mexico.

1999 volcanic Eruption in the Philippines.

2002 due To the earthquake of 6.5 magnitudes on the Richter scale in Western Iran killed more than 260 people.

Born on this day:

1898 Erich Maria Remarque, German writer .

1903 John Dillinger, American criminal, the most famous Bank robber.

1906 Billy Wilder, American film Director and screenwriter, a master of Comedy.

1949 Meryl Streep is an American actress of film, theater and television, and public figure.

1964 Dan brown, American writer (“the da Vinci Code”, “Angels and demons”).

1974-Donald Faison, American actor.

1979 Roman Zozulya, Ukrainian gymnast, Vice-champion of the 2000 Olympics.

1981 Serhiy Prytula, Ukrainian TV presenter, actor.


1527 Niccolo Machiavelli, Italian philosopher and politician of the Renaissance.

1990 Ilya Frank, the Soviet physicist, academician, Nobel laureate.

2002 Chang Che, Chinese screenwriter and Director.

2008 George Carlin, American comic actor and writer, winner of four awards “Grammy”.


Alexey, Cyril, Ivan, Maria, Raphael, Thekla.