Historical Events on June 22nd, 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