March 22: Day of the Week
March 22, 2020 is the 82nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 284 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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.
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March 22 Historical Event(s)
- 238Gordian I and his son Gordian II are proclaimed Roman Emperors.
- 1630The Massachusetts Bay Colony outlaws the possession of cards, dice, and gaming tables.
- 1871In North Carolina, William Woods Holden becomes the first governor of a U.S. state to be removed from office by impeachment.
- 1873A law is approved by the Spanish National Assembly in Puerto Rico to abolish slavery.
- 1888In England, The Football League, the world’s oldest professional Association Football league, is founded.
- 1916The last Emperor of China, Yuan Shikai, abdicates the throne and the Republic of China is restored.
- 1923The first radio broadcast of ice hockey is made by Foster Hewitt.
- 1954Closed since 1939, the London bullion market reopens.
- 1989Clint Malarchuk of the Buffalo Sabres suffers a near-fatal injury when another player accidentally slits his throat.
- 2006ETA, the armed Basque separatist group, declares a permanent ceasefire.
Who were born on March 22?
- 1896He Long, Chinese marshal (d. 1969)
- 1930Derek Bok, American lawyer and educator
- 1937Frank Pulli, American Major League Umpire
- 1940Dave Keon, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1947James Patterson, American author
- 1952Bob Costas, American sports commentator
- 1958Laurie David, American political activist
- 1973Joe Nedney, American football player
- 1976Teun de Nooijer, Dutch field hockey player
- 1979Aaron North, American musician
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