On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 2011

Historical Events

Historic Event

After hiding for 16 years, Boston gangster Whitey Bulger is arrested outside an apartment in Santa Monica, California

Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: U2, Coldplay, and Beyoncé headline; other performers include B.B. King, Paul Simon, Mumford and Sons, Morrissey, and Wu-Tang Clan

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

British actor best known as British secret agent "James Bond" Daniel Craig (43) weds film and theatre actress Rachel Weisz (41) at a private ceremony in New York

Famous Deaths

  • Harley Hotchkiss, Canadian businessman (b. 1927)
2011 Highlights

About June 22, 2011

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rolling In The Deep - Adele
  • UK #1 Song: Changed The Way You Kiss Me - Example