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 On this day June 19- June 25 , 2022 (week 25) infographic
Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries on each day for the week.


On this day June 19- June 25 , 2022 (week 25)

June 19, 2022 - June 25, 2022 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week. This week features Ebrahim Raisi of Iran, the Dutch explorer Willem Barents, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, the Papal Inquisition, the QWERTY keyboard, the collapse of a 12-storey condominium in Florida, and the invention of barbed wire.

June 19, 2021: Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s hardline Chief Justice who was close to the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, was elected president, succeeding Hassan Rouhani

June 20, 1597: Dutch explorer Willem Barents died after a year stranded in the Arctic on an expedition to search for the Northeast passage. The Barents Sea is named after him

June 21 1982: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, was born. He is the elder son of Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales

June 22, 1633: The Papal Inquisition forced astronomer Galileo Galilei to recant his then-heretical theory that the Earth and other planets revolved around the sun

June 23, 1868: Christopher Latham Sholes, a newspaper publisher, received a patent for an invention called the “Type-Writer”. He also invented the QWERTY keyboard, still in use

June 24, 2021: A 12-storey condominium in Florida partially collapsed, caused by the degradation of reinforced concrete structural support. The disaster claimed 98 lives

June 25, 1867: The first barbed wire was patented in the U.S. state of Ohio as a way of keeping cattle away from crops on the prairies where fencing materials were scarce

PUBLISHED: 03/06/2022; DESIGN: Phil Bainbridge; PICTURE RESEARCH: Julie Mullins; EVENT SELECTION: Fiona Roberts and Susan Shepherd; PROOFING: Julie Mullins; TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION: Fiona Roberts;; STORY: Julie Mullins; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press