What Happened on June 22, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Irish socialist, republican and Member of Parliament, Bernadette Devlin, loses her appeal against a 6-month prison sentence imposed for taking part in riots in Derry
  • President Nixon signs 26th amendment (voting age lowered to 18)
  • Supreme Court ruled juries of less than 12 are constitutional
  • WSWO TV channel 26 in Springfield, OH (ABC) suspends broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne "Annie" Summertime Kakela, US rower (Olympics-4th-96)
  • David Frisch, NFL tight end (NE Patriots)
  • Michel Elefteriades, Greek-Lebanese politician, artist, producer and businessman
  • Rastko Cvetkovic, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)
  • Steven Page, Canadian singer (Barenaked Ladies)