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On This Day: June 22nd

This is 173rd day of the year and 192 days remain in the year.

in history
1815
Napoleon abdicated his throne for the second time after his defeat at Waterloo.
1870
The U.S. Justice Department was created.
1874
Dr. Andrew Still became the first to practice osteopathy.
1943
W.E.B. DuBois became the first black member of the National Institute of Letters.
1944
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the G.I. Bill of Rights.
1969
Singer-actress Judy Garland died.
1987
Actor-dancer-singer Fred Astaire died.
2011

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

June 22 BirthdaysMeryl 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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