About June 21

June 21, 2022 is the 172nd day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 193 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

You can browse the full year calendar in case you need it.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

Gemini is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 215 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

June 21: More About This Day

On non-leap years (until 2039), this day marks the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere and the winter solstice in the southern hemisphere, and is the day of the year with the most hours of daylight in the northern hemisphere and the least hours of daylight in the southern hemisphere.

What Happened On June 21

  • 217 BC
    The Romans, led by Gaius Flaminius, are ambushed and defeated by Hannibal at the Battle of Lake Trasimene.
  • 1307
    Külüg Khan is enthroned as Khagan of the Mongols and Wuzong of the Yuan.
  • 1734
    In Montreal in New France, a slave known by the French name of Marie-Joseph Angélique is put to death, having been convicted of setting the fire that destroyed much of the city.
  • 1768
    James Otis, Jr. offends the King and Parliament in a speech to the Massachusetts General Court.
  • 1798
    Irish Rebellion of 1798: The British Army defeats Irish rebels at the Battle of Vinegar Hill.
  • 1813
    Peninsular War: Battle of Vitoria.
  • 1826
    Maniots defeat Egyptians under Ibrahim Pasha in the Battle of Vergas.
  • 1898
    The United States captures Guam from Spain.
  • 1900
    Boxer Rebellion. China formally declared war on the United States, Britain, Germany, France and Japan, as an edict issued from the Dowager Empress Cixi.
  • 1915
    The U.S. Supreme Court hands down its decision in Guinn v. United States 238 US 347 1915, striking down an Oklahoma law denying the right to vote to some citizens.
  • 1929
    An agreement brokered by U.S. Ambassador Dwight Whitney Morrow ends the Cristero War in Mexico.
  • 1940
    France signs an armistice with Germany at Compiègne.
  • 1942
    World War II: Tobruk falls to Italian and German forces.
  • 1948
    Columbia Records introduces the long-playing record album in a public demonstration at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York, New York.
  • 1957
    Ellen Fairclough is sworn in as Canada’s first woman Cabinet Minister.
  • 1964
    Three civil rights workers, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Mickey Schwerner, are murdered in Neshoba County, Mississippi, United States, by members of the Ku Klux Klan.
  • 1973
    In handing down the decision in Miller v. California 413 US 15, the Supreme Court of the United States establishes the Miller Test for obscenity in U.S. law.
  • 2004
    SpaceShipOne becomes the first privately funded spaceplane to achieve spaceflight.
  • 2006
    Pluto’s newly discovered moons are officially named Nix & Hydra.
  • 2009
    Greenland assumes self-rule.

Coffee Love Do you drink coffee? Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Try this! Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from these letters AUGPMAIAGS? Check your answers here: Words with these letters AUGPMAIAGS. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)



Share or Link to This Page: