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March 22nd, 2008 (March 22 2008)EventThe French Swimmer Alain Bernard sets the world record of 47.50 for the 100 m freestyle long course after winning the European LC Championships 2008.
March 22nd, 2008 (March 22 2008)DeathCachao Lopez, Cuban mambo musician (born in 1918)
March 22nd, 2007 (March 22 2007)DeathUppaluri Gopala Krishnamurti, Indian philosopher (born in 1918) Philo Quotes
March 22nd, 2006 (March 22 2006)EventETA, armed Basque separatist group, declares permanent ceasefire.
March 22nd, 2006 (March 22 2006)EventBC Ferries M/V Queen of the North runs aground on Gil Island British Columbia and sinks; 101 on board, 2 presumed deaths.
March 22nd, 2006 (March 22 2006)EventThree Christian Peacemaker Teams Hostages are freed by British forces in Baghdad after 118 days captivity and the death of their colleague, American Tom Fox.
March 22nd, 2006 (March 22 2006)DeathPierre Clostermann, French World War II pilot (born in 1921)
March 22nd, 2006 (March 22 2006)DeathKurt von Trojan, Australian science fiction author (born in 1937)
March 22nd, 2005 (March 22 2005)DeathKenzo Tange, Japanese architect (born in 1913)
March 22nd, 2004 (March 22 2004)EventAhmed Yassin, co-founder and leader of the Palestinian Sunni Islamist militant group Hamas, and bodyguards are killed in the Gaza Strip when hit by Israeli Air Force AH-64 Apache fired Hellfire missiles.
March 22nd, 2004 (March 22 2004)DeathAhmed Yassin, Palestinian co-founder of Hamas (born in ca. 1937)
March 22nd, 2003 (March 22 2003)DeathTerry Lloyd, English reporter (born in 1952)
March 22nd, 2001 (March 22 2001)DeathWilliam Hanna, American animator and studio founder (born in 1910)
March 22nd, 1999 (March 22 1999)DeathDavid Strickland, American actor (born in 1969)
March 22nd, 1997 (March 22 1997)EventTara Lipinski, age 14 years and 10 months, becomes the youngest champion of the women s world figure skating competition.
March 22nd, 1997 (March 22 1997)EventThe Comet Hale-Bopp has its closest approach to earth.
March 22nd, 1996 (March 22 1996)DeathDon Murray, American musician (The Turtles) (born in 1945)
March 22nd, 1995 (March 22 1995)EventCosmonaut Valeriy Polyakov returns after setting a record for 438 days in space.
March 22nd, 1994 (March 22 1994)DeathDan Hartman, American musician, songwriter, and record producer (born in 1950)
March 22nd, 1994 (March 22 1994)DeathWalter Lantz, American cartoonist (born in 1900)
March 22nd, 1993 (March 22 1993)EventThe Intel Corporation ships the first Pentium chips (80586), featuring a 60 MHz clock speed, 100+ MIPS, and a 64 bit data path.
March 22nd, 1992 (March 22 1992)BirthLuke Freeman, English footballer
March 22nd, 1991 (March 22 1991)DeathLeon Balcer, French Canadian politician (born in 1917)
March 22nd, 1991 (March 22 1991)DeathDave Guard, American folk singer (The Kingston Trio) (born in 1934)
March 22nd, 1991 (March 22 1991)DeathGloria Holden, American film actress (born in 1908)
March 22nd, 1990 (March 22 1990)DeathGerald Bull, Canadian engineer (born in 1928)
March 22nd, 1989 (March 22 1989)EventClint Malarchuk of the Buffalo Sabres suffers a near-fatal injury when another player accidentally slits his throat.
March 22nd, 1988 (March 22 1988)BirthTania Raymonde, American actress
March 22nd, 1986 (March 22 1986)DeathMark Dinning, American singer (born in 1933)
March 22nd, 1986 (March 22 1986)DeathCharles Starrett, American actor (born in 1903)
March 22nd, 1985 (March 22 1985)BirthKiera Knightley, English actress.
March 22nd, 1985 (March 22 1985)BirthMike Jenkins, American football player
March 22nd, 1984 (March 22 1984)EventTeachers at the McMartin preschool in Manhattan Beach, California are charged with Satanic ritual abuse of the children in the school. The charges are later dropped as completely unfounded.
March 22nd, 1981 (March 22 1981)BirthVictoria Lanz, Venezuelan porn star
March 22nd, 1981 (March 22 1981)BirthMIMS, American rapper
March 22nd, 1981 (March 22 1981)DeathJames "Jumbo" Elliott, American track coach (born in 1915)
March 22nd, 1980 (March 22 1980)BirthShannon Bex, American singer (Danity Kane)
March 22nd, 1980 (March 22 1980)BirthPamela O Connor, Scottish ice dancer
March 22nd, 1979 (March 22 1979)EventMargaret Thatcher puts down an early day motion censuring the government, which leads to the defeat of the Labour government of James Callaghan.Margaret Thatcher Quotes
March 22nd, 1979 (March 22 1979)BirthAaron North, American musicianAaron North Quotes
March 22nd, 1979 (March 22 1979)BirthJuan Uribe, Dominican baseball player
March 22nd, 1978 (March 22 1978)EventKarl Wallenda of the The Flying Wallendas dies after falling off a tight-rope between two hotels in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
March 22nd, 1978 (March 22 1978)BirthTom Poti, professional hockey player
March 22nd, 1978 (March 22 1978)DeathKarl Wallenda, German acrobat (born in 1905)
March 22nd, 1977 (March 22 1977)BirthJoey Porter, American football player
March 22nd, 1977 (March 22 1977)DeathA.K. Gopalan, Indian communist leader (born in 1904)
March 22nd, 1976 (March 22 1976)BirthTeun de Nooijer, Dutch field hockey player
March 22nd, 1976 (March 22 1976)BirthReese Witherspoon, American actressReese Witherspoon Quotes
March 22nd, 1975 (March 22 1975)EventA fire at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant in Decatur, Alabama causes dangerous lowering of cooling water levels.
March 22nd, 1975 (March 22 1975)BirthCole Hauser, American actor
March 22nd, 1975 (March 22 1975)BirthJiri Novak, Czech tennis player
March 22nd, 1974 (March 22 1974)BirthMarcus Camby, American basketball player
March 22nd, 1974 (March 22 1974)BirthPhilippe Clement, Belgian footballer
March 22nd, 1974 (March 22 1974)BirthKidada Jones, American actress
March 22nd, 1974 (March 22 1974)DeathPeter Revson, American racecar driver (b.1939)
March 22nd, 1973 (March 22 1973)BirthBeverley Knight, English singer
March 22nd, 1973 (March 22 1973)BirthJoe Nedney, American football player
March 22nd, 1972 (March 22 1972)BirthShawn Bradley, American basketball player
March 22nd, 1972 (March 22 1972)BirthCory Lidle, American baseball player (died in 2006)Eric Idle Quotes
March 22nd, 1972 (March 22 1972)BirthElvis Stojko, Canadian figure skater
March 22nd, 1971 (March 22 1971)BirthWill Yun Lee, American actor
March 22nd, 1970 (March 22 1970)BirthAndreas Johnson, Swedish singer
March 22nd, 1970 (March 22 1970)BirthLeontien van Moorsel, Dutch cyclist
March 22nd, 1968 (March 22 1968)BirthEuronymous, Norwegian black metal musician (died in 1993)
March 22nd, 1967 (March 22 1967)BirthMario Cipollini, Italian cyclist
March 22nd, 1966 (March 22 1966)BirthArtis Pabriks, Latvian politician
March 22nd, 1965 (March 22 1965)BirthJohn Kordic, Canadian ice hockey player (died in 1992)
March 22nd, 1965 (March 22 1965)BirthEmma Wray, English actress
March 22nd, 1960 (March 22 1960)EventArthur Leonard Schawlow & Charles Hard Townes receive the first patent for a laser.
March 22nd, 1960 (March 22 1960)DeathJose Antonio Aguirre, Basque politician (born in 1904)
March 22nd, 1959 (March 22 1959)BirthCarlton Cuse, Mexican-born American TV writer and executive
March 22nd, 1959 (March 22 1959)BirthMatthew Modine, American actor
March 22nd, 1958 (March 22 1958)BirthLaurie David, American political activist
March 22nd, 1958 (March 22 1958)BirthPete Wylie, British singer/songwriter
March 22nd, 1958 (March 22 1958)DeathMike Todd, American film producer (born in 1909)
March 22nd, 1957 (March 22 1957)BirthStephanie Mills, American actress and singer
March 22nd, 1956 (March 22 1956)BirthGenerosa Ammon, widow of Ted Ammon (died in 2003)
March 22nd, 1955 (March 22 1955)BirthPete Sessions, American politician
March 22nd, 1955 (March 22 1955)BirthLena Olin, Swedish actress
March 22nd, 1955 (March 22 1955)BirthValdis Zatlers, 7th President of Latvia
March 22nd, 1955 (March 22 1955)DeathIvan Subasic, Kingdom of Yugoslavia prime minister and last ban of Croatia (born in 1892)
March 22nd, 1954 (March 22 1954)EventClosed since 1939, the London bullion market reopens.
March 22nd, 1952 (March 22 1952)BirthBob Costas, American sports commentator
March 22nd, 1952 (March 22 1952)BirthJay Dee Daugherty, American drummer
March 22nd, 1952 (March 22 1952)DeathUncle Dave Macon, American musician (born in 1870)
March 22nd, 1951 (March 22 1951)DeathWillem Mengelberg, Dutch conductor (born in 1871)
March 22nd, 1950 (March 22 1950)BirthJocky Wilson, Scottish darts player
March 22nd, 1949 (March 22 1949)BirthFanny Ardant, French actress
March 22nd, 1948 (March 22 1948)BirthWolf Blitzer, American television journalist
March 22nd, 1948 (March 22 1948)BirthAndrew Lloyd Webber, English theatre composer
March 22nd, 1946 (March 22 1946)BirthRudy Rucker, American author
March 22nd, 1945 (March 22 1945)EventThe Arab League is founded when a charter is adopted in Cairo, Egypt.
March 22nd, 1945 (March 22 1945)DeathJohn Hessin Clarke, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (born in 1857)
March 22nd, 1943 (March 22 1943)EventWorld War II: the entire population of Khatyn in Belarus is burnt alive by German occupation forces.
March 22nd, 1943 (March 22 1943)BirthGeorge Benson, American musician
March 22nd, 1943 (March 22 1943)BirthKeith Relf, English musician (The Yardbirds) (died in 1976)
March 22nd, 1942 (March 22 1942)EventWorld War II: In the Mediterranean Sea, Britain s Royal Navy confronts Italy s Regia Marina in the Second Battle of Sirte.
March 22nd, 1942 (March 22 1942)BirthBernd Herzsprung, German actor
March 22nd, 1942 (March 22 1942)BirthDick Pound, Canadian chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency
March 22nd, 1941 (March 22 1941)EventWashington s Grand Coulee Dam begins to generate electricity.
March 22nd, 1941 (March 22 1941)BirthJeremy Clyde, British actor and musician (Chad and Jeremy)
March 22nd, 1941 (March 22 1941)BirthBilly Collins, American poet
March 22nd, 1941 (March 22 1941)BirthBruno Ganz, Swiss actor
March 22nd, 1940 (March 22 1940)BirthDave Keon, Canadian ice hockey player
March 22nd, 1940 (March 22 1940)BirthHaing S. Ngor, Cambodian/American actor (died in 1996)
March 22nd, 1939 (March 22 1939)EventWorld War II: Germany takes Memel from Lithuania.
March 22nd, 1937 (March 22 1937)BirthAngelo Badalamenti, American composer
March 22nd, 1937 (March 22 1937)BirthArmin Hary, German athlete
March 22nd, 1936 (March 22 1936)BirthRon Carey, American labor leader
March 22nd, 1936 (March 22 1936)BirthRoger Whittaker, British singer
March 22nd, 1935 (March 22 1935)BirthM. Emmet Walsh, American actor
March 22nd, 1934 (March 22 1934)BirthOrrin Hatch, American politician
March 22nd, 1934 (March 22 1934)BirthLarry Martyn, English comedy actor (died in 1994)
March 22nd, 1934 (March 22 1934)DeathTheophilos Hatzimihail, Greek painter (born in 1870) Philo Quotes
March 22nd, 1933 (March 22 1933)EventPresident Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs into law a bill legalizing the sale of beer and wine.Franklin Delano Roosevelt Quotes
March 22nd, 1933 (March 22 1933)BirthAbolhassan Banisadr, former President of Iran
March 22nd, 1933 (March 22 1933)BirthMay Britt, Swedish actress
March 22nd, 1931 (March 22 1931)BirthBurton Richter, American physicist, Nobel laureate
March 22nd, 1931 (March 22 1931)BirthWilliam Shatner, Canadian actor
March 22nd, 1930 (March 22 1930)BirthDerek Bok, American lawyer and educator
March 22nd, 1930 (March 22 1930)BirthPat Robertson, American televangelist
March 22nd, 1930 (March 22 1930)BirthStephen Sondheim, American composer and lyricistStephen Sondheim Quotes
March 22nd, 1928 (March 22 1928)BirthCarrie Donovan, American fashion editor (died in 2001)
March 22nd, 1928 (March 22 1928)BirthE.D. Hirsch. American social commentator
March 22nd, 1928 (March 22 1928)BirthEd Macauley, American basketball player
March 22nd, 1924 (March 22 1924)BirthAllen Neuharth, American businessman
March 22nd, 1924 (March 22 1924)BirthBill Wendell, American television announcer (died in 1999)
March 22nd, 1924 (March 22 1924)DeathWilliam Macewen, Scottish surgeon (born in 1848)
March 22nd, 1923 (March 22 1923)EventThe first radio broadcast of ice hockey is made by Foster Hewitt.
March 22nd, 1923 (March 22 1923)BirthMarcel Marceau, world renown French Mime (died in 2007)
March 22nd, 1921 (March 22 1921)BirthNino Manfredi, Italian actor (died in 2004)
March 22nd, 1920 (March 22 1920)BirthWerner Klemperer, German-born actor (died in 2000)
March 22nd, 1920 (March 22 1920)BirthRoss Martin, Polish-American actor (died in 1981)
March 22nd, 1918 (March 22 1918)BirthCheddi Jagan, President of Guyana (died in 1997)
March 22nd, 1917 (March 22 1917)BirthVirginia Grey, American actress (died in 2004)
March 22nd, 1915 (March 22 1915)BirthGeorgiy Zhzhonov, Russian actor and writer (died in 2005)
March 22nd, 1913 (March 22 1913)BirthTom McCall, Governor of Oregon (died in 1983)
March 22nd, 1913 (March 22 1913)BirthLew Wasserman, American film studio executive (died in 2002)
March 22nd, 1913 (March 22 1913)DeathSung Chiao-jen, Chinese Nationalist (born in 1882)
March 22nd, 1912 (March 22 1912)BirthWilfrid Brambell, Irish actor (died in 1985)
March 22nd, 1912 (March 22 1912)BirthKarl Malden, American actor
March 22nd, 1910 (March 22 1910)BirthNicholas Monsarrat, British novelist (died in 1979)
March 22nd, 1909 (March 22 1909)BirthGabrielle Roy, Canadian author (died in 1983)
March 22nd, 1908 (March 22 1908)BirthJack Crawford, Australian tennis player (died in 1991)
March 22nd, 1908 (March 22 1908)BirthLouis L Amour, American author (died in 1988)
March 22nd, 1907 (March 22 1907)BirthJames Gavin, American general and ambassador (died in 1990)
March 22nd, 1907 (March 22 1907)BirthLucia Santos, Portuguese nun (died in 2005)
March 22nd, 1901 (March 22 1901)BirthGreta Kempton, American artist (died in 1991)
March 22nd, 1896 (March 22 1896)BirthHe Long, Chinese marshal (died in 1969)
March 22nd, 1896 (March 22 1896)DeathThomas Hughes, English novelist (born in 1822)
March 22nd, 1895 (March 22 1895)EventFirst display (a private screening) of motion pictures by Auguste and Louis Lumiere.
March 22nd, 1894 (March 22 1894)EventThe first playoff game for the Stanley Cup starts.
March 22nd, 1888 (March 22 1888)EventThe Football League is formed.
March 22nd, 1887 (March 22 1887)BirthChico Marx, American comedian and actor (died in 1961)
March 22nd, 1880 (March 22 1880)BirthErnie Quigley, Canadian-American sports official (died in 1960)
March 22nd, 1878 (March 22 1878)BirthMichel Theato, Luxembourgian athlete (died in 1919)
March 22nd, 1873 (March 22 1873)EventA law is approved by the Spanish National Assembly in Puerto Rico to abolish slavery.
March 22nd, 1871 (March 22 1871)EventIn North Carolina, William Woods Holden becomes the first governor of a U.S. state to be removed from office by impeachment.
March 22nd, 1869 (March 22 1869)BirthEmilio Aguinaldo, 1st President of the Philippines Republic (died in 1964)
March 22nd, 1868 (March 22 1868)BirthRobert Millikan, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1953)
March 22nd, 1866 (March 22 1866)BirthJack Boyle, American baseball player (died in 1913)
March 22nd, 1860 (March 22 1860)BirthAlfred Ploetz, German physician (died in 1940)
March 22nd, 1857 (March 22 1857)BirthPaul Doumer, French President (died in 1932)
March 22nd, 1849 (March 22 1849)EventThe Austrians defeat the Piedmontese at the Battle of Novara.
March 22nd, 1840 (March 22 1840)DeathEtienne Bobillier, French mathematician (born in 1798)
March 22nd, 1832 (March 22 1832)DeathJohann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer (born in 1749)Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes
March 22nd, 1829 (March 22 1829)EventThe three protecting powers (Britain, France and Russia) establish the borders of Greece.
March 22nd, 1820 (March 22 1820)DeathStephen Decatur, American naval officer (born in 1779)
March 22nd, 1818 (March 22 1818)BirthJohn Ainsworth Horrocks, English-born explorer of South Australia (died in 1846)
March 22nd, 1817 (March 22 1817)BirthBraxton Bragg, American Confederate general (died in 1876)
March 22nd, 1812 (March 22 1812)BirthStephen Pearl Andrews, American abolitionist (died in 1886)
March 22nd, 1809 (March 22 1809)EventCharles XIII succeeds Gustav IV Adolf to the Swedish throne.
March 22nd, 1797 (March 22 1797)BirthKing Wilhelm I of Germany (died in 1888)
March 22nd, 1784 (March 22 1784)EventThe Emerald Buddha is moved with great ceremony to its current place in Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand.
March 22nd, 1772 (March 22 1772)DeathJohn Canton, English physicist (born in 1718)
March 22nd, 1765 (March 22 1765)EventThe Parliament of Great Britain passes the Stamp Act, which introduced a tax to be levied directly on its American colonies.
March 22nd, 1759 (March 22 1759)BirthHedwig Elizabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, Queen of Sweden and Norway (died in 1818)
March 22nd, 1758 (March 22 1758)DeathJonathan Edwards, American minister (born in 1703)Jonathan Edwards Quotes
March 22nd, 1758 (March 22 1758)DeathRichard Leveridge, English bass and composer (born in 1670)
March 22nd, 1723 (March 22 1723)BirthCharles Carroll, American statesman (died in 1783)
March 22nd, 1720 (March 22 1720)BirthNicolas-Henri Jardin, French architect (died in 1799)
March 22nd, 1712 (March 22 1712)BirthEdward Moore, English writer (died in 1757)Edward Moore Quotes
March 22nd, 1687 (March 22 1687)DeathJean Baptiste Lully, Italian-born French composer (born in 1632)
March 22nd, 1685 (March 22 1685)DeathEmperor Go-Sai of Japan (born in 1638)
March 22nd, 1663 (March 22 1663)BirthAugust Hermann Francke, German Protestant minister (died in 1727)
March 22nd, 1638 (March 22 1638)EventAnne Hutchinson is expelled from Massachusetts Bay Colony for religious dissent.
March 22nd, 1630 (March 22 1630)EventMassachusetts Bay Colony outlaws the possession of cards, dice, and gaming tables.
March 22nd, 1622 (March 22 1622)EventJamestown massacre: Algonquian Indians kill 347 English settlers around Jamestown, Virginia, a third of the colony s population.
March 22nd, 1621 (March 22 1621)EventThe Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony sign a peace treaty with Massasoit of the Wampanoags.
March 22nd, 1609 (March 22 1609)BirthKing John II Casimir of Poland (died in 1672)
March 22nd, 1602 (March 22 1602)DeathAgostino Carracci, Italian artist (born in 1557)
March 22nd, 1599 (March 22 1599)BirthAnthony van Dyck, Flemish painter (died in 1641)
March 22nd, 1544 (March 22 1544)DeathJohannes Magnus, last Catholic Archbishop of Sweden (born in 1488)
March 22nd, 1503 (March 22 1503)BirthAntonio Francesco Grazzini, Italian writer (died in 1583)
March 22nd, 1459 (March 22 1459)BirthMaximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (died in 1519)
March 22nd, 1421 (March 22 1421)DeathThomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, second son of Henry IV of England (killed in battle) (born in 1388)
March 22nd, 1418 (March 22 1418)DeathDietrich of Nieheim, German historian
March 22nd, 1366 (March 22 1366)BirthThomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk, English politician (died in 1399)
March 22nd, 1322 (March 22 1322)DeathThomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster, English politician (born in 1278)
March 22nd, 1212 (March 22 1212)BirthEmperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (died in 1235)
March 22nd, 0841 (March 22 0841)BirthBernard Plantapilosa, Count of Auvergne (died in 885)
March 22nd, 0238 (March 22 0238)EventGordian I and his son Gordian II are proclaimed Roman emperor.

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