March 22: Day of the Week
March 22, 2020 was the 82nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 284 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 1621The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony sign a peace treaty with Massasoit of the Wampanoags.
- 1638Anne Hutchinson is expelled from Massachusetts Bay Colony for religious dissent.
- 1739Nadir Shah occupies Delhi in India and sacks the city, stealing the jewels of the Peacock Throne.
- 1765The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act that introduces a tax to be levied directly on its American colonies.
- 1873A law is approved by the Spanish National Assembly in Puerto Rico to abolish slavery.
- 1906First Anglo-French rugby union match at Parc des Princes in Paris
- 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.
- 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.
- 2006Three Christian Peacemaker Team hostages are freed by British forces in Baghdad after 118 days of captivity and the death of their colleague, American Tom Fox.
Who were born on March 22?
- 1712Edward Moore, English writer (d. 1757)
- 1759Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, Queen of Sweden and Norway (d. 1818)
- 1808David Swinson Maynard, American frontiersman and physician (d. 1873)
- 1896He Long, Chinese marshal (d. 1969)
- 1907Lúcia Santos, Portuguese nun and mystic (d. 2005)
- 1933May Britt, Swedish actress
- 1946Rivka Golani, Israeli violist
- 1974Marcus Camby, American basketball player
- 1976Kathryn Jean Lopez, American pundit
- 1976Teun de Nooijer, Dutch field hockey player
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