Wednesday, June 22, 2011
June 22, 217 BC – Battle of Raphia: Ptolemy IV Philopator of Egypt defeated Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom. 168 BC Battle of Pydna: Romans under Lucius Aemilius Paullus defeated and captured Macedonian King Perseus ending the Third Macedonian War. 1593 Battle of Sisak: Allied Christian troops defeated the Turks. 1633 The Holy Office in Rome forced Galileo Galilei to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe.