March 22: Day of the Week
March 22, 2021 was the 81st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 284 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1638Anne Hutchinson is expelled from Massachusetts Bay Colony for religious dissent.
- 1894The first playoff game for the Stanley Cup starts.
- 1906First Anglo-French rugby union match at Parc des Princes in Paris
- 1954Closed since 1939, the London bullion market reopens.
- 1960Arthur Leonard Schawlow and Charles Hard Townes receive the first patent for a laser
- 1993The Intel Corporation ships the first Pentium chips (80586), featuring a 60 MHz clock speed, 100+ MIPS, and a 64 bit data path.
- 1995Cosmonaut Valeriy Polyakov returns to earth after setting a record of 438 days in space.
- 1997The Comet Hale-Bopp has its closest approach to Earth.
- 2004Ahmed Yassin, co-founder and leader of the Palestinian Sunni Islamist group Hamas, two bodyguards, and nine civilian bystanders are killed in the Gaza Strip when hit by Israeli Air Force AH-64 Apache fired Hellfire missiles.
- 2009Mount Redoubt, a volcano in Alaska begins erupting after a prolonged period of unrest.
Who were born on March 22?
- 1212Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (d. 1235)
- 1609King John II Casimir of Poland (d. 1672)
- 1901Greta Kempton, American artist (d. 1991)
- 1920Ross Martin, Polish-American actor (d. 1981)
- 1940Dave Keon, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1941Cassam Uteem, Mauritian political figure
- 1943Keith Relf, English musician (The Yardbirds) (d. 1976)
- 1955Lena Olin, Swedish actress
- 1967Bernie Gallacher, British footballer (Aston Villa) (d. 2011)
- 1979Juan Uribe, Dominican baseball player
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