What Happened on June 22, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 32nd U.S. Women's National Championship: Molla Bjurstedt beats Eleanor Goss (6-4, 6-3)
  • Circus train rammed by troop train kills 68 (Ivanhoe Illinois)

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Cicely Saunders, English nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice, born in Barnet, England (d. 2005)

Nurse and Social Worker Cicely Saunders
Nurse and Social Worker
Cicely Saunders
  • Richard Eastham, Opelousas LA, actor (Not With My Wife) [or Jan 22]