What Happened on June 22, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 32nd U.S. Women's National Championship: Molla Bjurstedt beats Eleanor Goss (6-4, 6-3)
  • Circus train rammed by troop train kills 68 (Ivanhoe, Illinois)

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestCicely Saunders

Cicely Saunders, English nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice, born in Barnet, England (d. 2005)

Nurse and Social Worker Cicely Saunders
Nurse and Social Worker
Cicely Saunders
  • Richard Eastham, American actor (Battle for the Planet of the Apes, Falcon Crest), born in Opelousas, Louisiana (d. 2005)