The day of mourning and honoring the memory of the victims of the war – what other significant dates and important events in the history of Ukraine and the world are celebrated on June 22.

June 22: what day is it today

June 22: what day is it today / Photo: Unsplash

What is the national and Orthodox holiday for Ukrainians on June 22, 2022? Who celebrates their birthdays? In addition, we talk about international, national and public holidaysimportant events that have occurred in history, as well as the main signs of this day.

What day is today, June 22

Birthdays June 22

Angel Day is celebrated today by: Alexander, Alexei, Ivan, Cyril, Marianna, Maria, Martha.

What is the church holiday today

Cyril of Alexandria

Cyril of Alexandria / Photo: Pinterest

On June 22, the Orthodox Church honors the memory of St. Cyril, Archbishop of Alexandria, martyrs Thekla, Martha and Mary in Persia.

Folk holiday

The people on June 21 celebrated Kirillin’s day. It was believed that from that time on, summer finally came into force, and the shorter the day became, the fewer mosquitoes arrived.

Signs for June 22

  • with Cyril, the real summer heat begins;
  • late seedlings can be planted on Cyril;
  • if you kill a mosquito, then they will decrease.

Interesting and important events in Ukraine and the world on June 22

  • 1633 – Galileo Galilei abandoned his theory of the heliocentric system of the world, according to which the Earth revolves around the Sun.
  • 1915 – the city of Lviv was occupied by the troops of Austria and Germany.
  • 1941 – Nazi Germany at 4 o’clock in the morning invaded the territory of the USSR, which was the beginning of the war.
  • 1986 – Argentine football player Diego Maradona scored his famous “God’s Hand” and “Goal of the Century” goals against England at the World Cup.

Who was born on June 22

  • 1757 – George Vancouver, English explorer and navigator.
  • 1856 – Henry Haggard, English novelist, author of King Solomon’s Mines.
  • 1898 – Erich Maria Remarque, German writer (b.
  • 1981 – Sergei Prytula, Ukrainian actor and politician.

We have previously published lunar calendar for june 2022: favorable and dangerous days. Also you can look Orthodox calendar for June 2022to find out which church holidays and fasts are celebrated.