Historical Events 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Richard Nixon signs extension of the 1965 Voting Rights Act that requires voting age at 18 in all federal, state, and local elections

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • Supreme Court ruled juries of less than 12 are constitutional
  • WSWO TV channel 26 in Springfield, OH (ABC) suspends broadcasting