June 22 in history

On June 22:

1856 English author H. Rider Haggard  was born.

 

1906 US author and aviator Anne Morrow Lindbergh was born.

Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh
 
1932 English Actress Prunella Scales  was born.
 
1969 The Cuyahoga River in north east Ohio caught fire, leading to a crack-down on pollution and providing impetus for the environmental movement.

One Response to June 22 in history

  1. Rob Hosking says:

    It is a date of ill omen.

    Two other anniversaries: Hitler invading Russia in 1941; and Muldoon imposing the wage/price freeze in 1982.

    Didn’t know it was also Prunella Scales’ birthday. She’s brilliant. As good as Judi Dench.

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