March 22: Day of the Week
March 22, 2017 is the 81st day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 284 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
March 22 Historical Event(s)
- 238Gordian I and his son Gordian II are proclaimed Roman Emperors.
- 1622Jamestown massacre: Algonquian Indians kill 347 English settlers around Jamestown, Virginia, a third of the colony’s population.
- 1809Charles XIII succeeds Gustav IV Adolf to the Swedish throne.
- 1829The three protecting powers (United Kingdom, France and Russia) establish the borders of Greece.
- 1916The last Emperor of China, Yuan Shikai, abdicates the throne and the Republic of China is restored.
- 1920Azeri and Turkish army soldiers with participation of Kurdish gangs attacked the Armenian inhabitants of Shushi (Nagorno Karabakh).
- 1945The Arab League is founded when a charter is adopted in Cairo, Egypt.
- 1972The United States Congress sends the Equal Rights Amendment to the states for ratification.
- 1984Teachers 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.
- 1992USAir Flight 405 crashes shortly after liftoff from New York City’s LaGuardia Airport, leading to a number of studies into the effect that ice has on aircraft.
Who were born on March 22?
- 1860Alfred Ploetz, German physician (d. 1940)
- 1902Madeleine Milhaud, French actress (d. 2008)
- 1907Lúcia Santos, Portuguese nun and mystic (d. 2005)
- 1918Cheddi Jagan, Guyanan politician (d. 1997)
- 1930Stephen Sondheim, American composer and lyricist
- 1931William Shatner, Canadian actor
- 1936Roger Whittaker, British singer
- 1946Don Chaney, American basketball player and head coach
- 1972Elvis Stojko, Canadian figure skater
- 1974Kidada Jones, American actress
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