On This Day

June 22, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 12" rain in 42 mins (Holt, MO)
  • Ewell Blackwell just misses pitching back-to-back no-hitters (9th inn)

Birthdays in History

  • Jerry Rawlings, Ghanaian Head of State (1981-93) and President of Ghana (1993-2001), born in Accra, Gold Coast
  • Octavia E[stelle] Butler, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Wild Seed)