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March 22nd is the 81st day of the year (82nd day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 284 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about March 22nd, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on March 22nd
1459 Maximillian I (Holy Roman Emperor)
1599 Sir Anthony van Dyck (portrait painter)
1797 Wilhelm I (King of Prussia 1861-1888, German Emperor 1871-1888)
1887 Chico Marx (comedian, actor)
1912 Karl Malden (actor)
1923 Marcel Marceau (mime artist)
1930 Pat Robertson (televanglist)
1930 Stephen Sondheim (composer, lyricist)
1931 William Shatner (actor)
1934 Orrin Hatch (US politician)
1936 Roger Whittaker (singer)
1942 Ted+Kaczynski (terrorist - "The Unabomber")
1943 George Benson (guitarist, singer)
1946 Rudy Rucker (author)
1947 James Patterson (author)
1948 Andrew Lloyd Weber (composer)
1948 Wolf Blitzer (journalist)
1949 Brian Hanrahan (journalist)
1950 Jocky Wilson (darts player)
1954 Arron Banks (businessman)
1959 Matthew Modine (actor)
1973 Beverley Knight (singer)
1975 Cole Hauser (actor)
1976 Reese Witherspoon (actress)
March 22nd in History
238 Gordian I and his son Gordian II are proclaimed Roman Emperors.
1508 Amerigo+Vespucci is commissioned as chief navigator of the Spanish Empire.
1621 Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony sign a peace treaty with the Wampanoag native American tribes.
1765 British Parliament passes the Stamp Act imposing direct taxes on the North American colonies.
1829 Britain, France and Russia agree the borders of Greece in the London Protocol.
1888 The Football League, the world's oldest soccer league, is founded.
1907 Taximeters introduced in London taxi cabs.
1923 First radio broadcast of an ice hockey game.
1939 Germany takes the city of Memel from Lithuania.
1945 Arab League founded.
1950 Egypt demands that Britain remove all its military forces from the Suez Canal.
1960 Laster patented by Arthur Leonard Schawlow and Charles Hard Townes.
1963 Please Please Me, The Beatles' first album is released.
1972 US Congress sends the Equal Rights Amendment to the states for ratification.
1972 US Supreme Court decides that unmarried persons have the right to possess contraceptives.
1992 Communist party decisively defeated in Albanian election.
1993 Intel introduces the Pentium microprocessor.
1997 Aged just 14 years and 9 months, Tara Lipinski becomes the youngest ever person to become the women's World Figure Skating Champion.
2006 ETA, the Basque separatist movement, declares a permanent ceasefire.
2019 Robert S. Mueller III delivers his report on Russian interference in the election of US President Donald Trump.
2020 Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi announces the country's largest ever curfew in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19.
March 22nd is also
World Water Day
People born on March 22nd are Aries
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