The Daily News | June 22

Richard II became the English Sovereign, 1377
Machiavelli died, 1527
First issue of paper money in US approved, 1775
US GI Bill signed, 1944
Pin manufacturing machine patented (J.I. Howe), 1832
Germany invaded Russia, 1941
Charon (Pluto’s moon) discovered (J. Christy), 1978
Morat (Switzerland) battle, 1476
Civil rights workers disappeared in Mississippi, 1964
Fred Astaire, dancer, died, 1987
US Chesapeake fired on and boarded by the Leopard, 1807
France fell to Germany in WWII, 1940
Judy Garland (Frances Gumm), actress-singer, died, 1969
Joe Louis knocked out Max Schmeling, 1938
V-Mail delivery began (US) (conserved cargo space), 1942
US Department of Justice established, 1870
Steve Petrocino drank a liter of beer in 1.3 seconds, 1977
Stacy Keach married Malgosia Tomassi, 1986
Bilbo Baggins returned to his home at Bag End, (Shire Reckoning), 1342
Pat Nixon, former US first lady, died, 1993
Joe Louis knocked out James J. Braddock to win heavyweight title, 1937
Cuyahoga River (Cleveland) caught fire, 1969