22 June It Happened Today
1377 Richard II accedes to the English throne.
1611 The English explorer Henry Hudson is cast adrift by his mutinous crew.
1906 Birth of Austrian born film director Billy Wilder.
1936 Birth of American singer and actor Kris Kristofferson.
1939 France surrenders to Germany
1949 Birth of American actress Meryl Streep.
1969 Death of American singer and actress Judy Garland.