Today in History - June 22

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Today in History - June 22

Friday, Jun 22 2012 by kjfitz
1922 - An armed mob of striking mine workers several hundred strong laid seige to the Southern Illinois Coal Company strip mine between Marion and Herrin.

Site of the 1922 Herrin Massacre

1941 - Brest is attacked by Nazi Germany at the beginning of Operation Barbarossa.

Brest Fortress Memorial


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