June 22, 1970 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Michel Elefteriades, Greek-Lebanese politician, artist, producer and businessman