Jun 22 1983 First time a satellite is retrieved from orbit, by Space Shuttle. Jun 22 1979 The day DISCO officially died, (Yeah!) Jun 22 1978 The planet Pluto's partner, Charon, is discovered. Jun 22 1957 Kansas City stops using streetcars in its transit system. Jun 22 1940 France falls to Nazi Germany. Jun 22 1849 Stephen C. Massett opens at courthouse as first professional entertainer, using (allegedly) the only piano in California. Jun 22 1847 The doughnut is invented, police officers everywhere rejoice. Jun 22 1808 Zebulon Pike reaches his peak.
Jun 22 1936 Kris Kristopherson, song writer, (not a singer). Jun 22 1906 Billy Wilder