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June 22, 1564 Three French ships arrive under the command of Rene de Laudonuie`re reach the coast of Florida and head north.
June 22, 1730 Cherokee have an audience with the king of England
June 22, 1775 Daniel Morgan elected captain of his Virginia militia (Winchester). They are ordered to report to Boston.
  Daniel Morgan
June 22, 1775 Council of Safety established to make decisions when the provincial congress is not seated. Its leader (William Ewen) serves as Georgia's executive. Other members are: Seth John Cuthbert, Joseph Habersham, Edward Telfair, William LeConte, Basil Cowper, Joseph Clay, George Walton, John Glenn, Samuel Elbert, William Young, Elisha Butler, George Houston, John Smith, Francis H. Harris and John Morel
  George Walton
  Samuel Elbert
June 22, 1835 Henry Van Ness Boynton born, West Stockbridge, Massachusetts
June 22, 1839 Treaty Party leader John Ridge dies, Oklahoma
June 22, 1839 Publisher of the Cherokee Phoenix Elias Boudinot dies, Oklahoma
June 22, 1839 Cherokee leader Major Ridge dies, Park Hill
June 22, 1864 Battle of Kolb's Farm
  William Tecumseh Sherman
June 22, 1949 Charles Ezzard defeats "Jersey Joe" Walcott on points in Chicago to win non-universal recognition as heavyweight boxing champion
June 22, 1970 In a ballroom of the American Hotel in Atlanta, the National Congress of Parents and Teachers and the National Congress of Colored Parents and Teachers, both of which had Georgia roots, were combined into a single organization
June 22, 1979 The Home Depot opens its first stores, on Memorial Drive and Buford Highway in Atlanta
June 22, 1980 Latonya Wilson is taken from her home. She is the second girl missing.
  Atlanta Child Murders
June 22, 1990 Bobby Cox replaces Russ Nixon as manager of the Atlanta Braves
June 22, 2001 Cobb County police link the deaths of Randy Thomson and Glenn Turner. They begin a homicide investigation.
  Cobb County, Georgia
  Lynn Turner
June 22, 2010 UGA Alumni John Isner goes down in the record books as the winner of the longest match in tennis history following a 183-game, 3 day marathon that spanned two days against Frenchman Nicolas Mahut on Court 18 at Wimbledon.
June 24, 2010
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