On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • JAMA Internal Medical Journal announces obese Americans now outnumber those just overweight
  • South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley calls for the removal of the Confederate flag from statehouse grounds in wake of killings in a Charleston church

Famous Deaths

  • Gabriele Wohmann, German writer, dies at 83
  • James Horner, American film composer (Titanic, Apollo 13, Casper), dies in a plane crash at 61
  • Laura Antonelli, Italian actress (Wifemistress, Divine Nymph), dies at 73