On This Day: June 22nd

This is 174th day of the year and 192 days remain in the year.

in history
Napoleon abdicated his throne for the second time after his defeat at Waterloo.
The U.S. Justice Department was created.
Dr. Andrew Still became the first to practice osteopathy.
W.E.B. DuBois became the first black member of the National Institute of Letters.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the G.I. Bill of Rights.
Singer-actress Judy Garland died.
Actor-dancer-singer Fred Astaire died.

Legendary Boston crime boss,James "Whitey" Bulger is found and arrested by federal authorities in Santa Monica, Calif.

June 22 Birthdays
Meryl Streep1949–, American actress, born in Summit, N.J.
Kris Kristoffersoncomposer
Julian Sorell Huxleybiologist, author
Joseph Pappstage producer, director
Dianne Feinsteinsenator
Bill Blassfashion designer
Anne Morrow Lindberghauthor

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