On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Haakon VII crowned King of Norway

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAnne Morrow Lindbergh

Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author and aviator (Gift from the Sea), born in Englewood, New Jersey

Aviator and Author Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Aviator and Author
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Person of interestBilly Wilder

Billy Wilder, Austrian-born American filmmakerr (Some Like It Hot, Apartment, Stalag 17), born in Vienna, Austria

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
  • Richard Fanshawe, England, equestion 3 day event (Olympic bronze 1936)

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Schaudinn, German zoologist (examined syphilis), dies at 34