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June 22 Birthdays

Meryl Streep
1949–, American actress, born in Summit, N.J.

Julian Sorell Huxley
biologist, author (1887)

Anne Morrow Lindbergh
author (1906)

Joseph Papp
stage producer, director (1921)

Bill Blass
fashion designer (1922)

Dianne Feinstein
senator (1933)

Kris Kristofferson
composer (1936)

June 22 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.

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