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  1. Tama (たま, April 29, 1999 – June 22, 2015), a female calico cat who gained fame for being a station master and operating officer at Kishi Station on the Kishigawa Line in Kinokawa, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.

  2. A crew of about 22 Soviet nuclear sub operators died preventing a nuclear meltdown that could have poisoned the ocean, June 4, 1961. Though they worked quickly in 5-10 min shifts, and wore raincoats, this was not enough to prevent some dying days later, and the rest within two years.

  3. The bill was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Roosevelt on June 22, 1944.

  4. The Battle of Anzio, which lasted from January 22 to June 5, 1944, was an Allied amphibious invasion that was intended to flank most of the German defensive lines. Although successful, it was quite costly.

  5. On June 22, 1918, four people were arrested and over one hundred waiters taken into custody over the apparent widespread practice of poisoning by waiters in Chicago. Guests who tipped poorly were given "Mickey Finn powder" in their food or drinks.

  6. The hearings were covered live by the ABC and now defunct DuMont television networks for the full thirty-six days from April 22 to June 17. More than eighty million people watched at least part of the hearings, making it one of the major American television events of the 1950s.

  7. The average temperature at Mochima National Park ranges from 22 to 28 degrees Celsius. The warmer months are November to May and from June to October it is a little bit cooler and much more humid.

  8. James Horner was pegged to write the score For the 2016 remake of "The Magnificent Seven", but died on June 22, 2015. In July 2015, nearly a month after Horner's death, director Antoine Fuqua learned that the score already had been written, and Horner had planned for it to be a surprise.

  9. Louis defeated James Braddock by knockout on June 22, 1937 to become the African-American heavyweight champion since Jack Johnson.

  10. The Cuyahoga River is famous for having been so polluted that it "caught fire" at least 13 times, most famously on June 22, 1969, helping to spur the environmental movement in the US.

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On 12 June 1884 he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society and on December 22 of that year became Cavendish Professor of Physics at the University of Cambridge.

El Salvador celebrates June 22, Teachers" Day, as a national holiday.

The largest bass fish ever caught was reeled in by George Perry and weighed 22 pounds, 4 ounces. That record has held since June 1932.

Many of the 100k French soldiers evacuated from Dunkirk were killed or captured by the Germans after being repatriated to France because France surrendered on 22 June - 18 days after the evacuation.

On 22 June 1928 in Kansas, USA, the "sweeping the ground" tornado coming near Will Keller's place rose until it was above him: "I looked up and to my astonishment I saw right up into the heart of the tornado," said Mr. Keller. After passing by him and his place it dropped and caused destruction.

Pat Nixon died on June 22, 1993 at her Park Ridge, New Jersey home at the age of eighty-one. She was interred at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yora Linda, California.

Up until June 22, 2015 the station master of a train line in Japan was a cat named Tama.

On June 22 1941 Hitler's Wehrmacht had a total of 1,755 Tanks.

On June 22, 2013, about Taliban 16 militants, stormed a high-altitude mountaineering base camp at the foot of Nanga Parbat, and killed 10 climbers and a local guide.

On 16 June 1900 Lord Roberts announced the British scorched earth policy of the Anglo Boer War which killed 22 000 Boer children

October 22 and June 28 are biannually observed as International CAPS LOCK DAY.

The murderous Tamerlane ruled the Khwarezmian Empire after Ghengis. His last words were "Do not disturb my grave, or a fate worse than me will fall upon you." His grave lay untouched until June 22, 1941. It was opened by Soviet archaeologists on the day Hitler launched his attack on Russia.

Russian authorities on June 22, 2015, blocked the website of a consumer protection group that had called Crimea an “occupied territory,”.

The Cuyahoga River is famous for having been so polluted that it "caught fire" at least 13 times, most famously on June 22, 1969, helping to spur the environmental movement in the US.

The creator of the Pink Flamingo plastic lawn ornament had perhaps one of the most fitting names ever: Don Featherstone. He passed away June 22,2015.

AC/DC has only performed the song “Ride On” live once. It was on June 22 2001 as a tribute to John Lee Hooker who passed away the day before.

AC/DC has played the song “Ride On” live only once, on June 22, 2001, as a tribute to John Lee Hooker who passed away the day before

If Anne Frank was alive today, she would be younger than Bruce Forsyth (English Entertainer). 12 June 1929 and 22 Feb 1928 respectively.

The dog "Eddie" from the 90s sitcom "Fraiser" passed away on June 22, 2006. His real name was "Moose" & he shared the role with his son, Enzo, who passed away 4 years after him, on June 23, 2010.

On 22 June 1928 in Kansas, USA, the "sweeping the ground" tornado coming near Will Keller's place rose until it was above him: "I looked up and to my astonishment I saw right up into the heart of the tornado," said Mr. Keller. After passing by him and his place it dropped and caused destruction.

When Timur's body was exhumed by Soviet anthropologist Gerasimov it is said that he found an inscription saying "Whomsoever opens my tomb shall unleash an invader more terrible than I". Three days later on 22 June 1941 Hitler invaded.

Ens Schielderup Sneedorff (22 August 1724 – 5 June 1764) was a Danish author, professor of political science and royal teacher and a central figure in Denmark in the Age of Enlightenment.

The first (British) national press the Beatles ever got was June 18, 1963, when the London Daily Mirror reported that he beat up a DJ at Paul's 21st birthday party. (Proof at 4:22)

On June 22, 2007 an F5 Tornado touched down in Elie Manitoba Canada

The good boye from 'Frasier' (Eddie, real name Moose) had a son named Enzo who replaced his father on the show and died 4 years and a day after his father. (June 22, 2006 for Moose; June 23, 2010 for Enzo)