On June 22, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts that have occurred throughout history. In the Gregorian calendar, June 22nd is the 173rd day of the year. On this day, the Pope forces Galileo Galilei to renounce his Copernican theories that the Earth revolves the Sun, while Diego Maradona’s Hand of God goal at the 1986 FIFA World Cup sparks controversy.
Cancer is the zodiac sign for June 22nd. Meryl Streep, Erin Brockovich, and Cyndi Lauper all have famous birthdays. It’s National Bring Your Dog to Work Day today.
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