March 22nd Holidays, Horoscope and History

March 22nd Holiday List

Every day of the year has funny strange and quirky holidays. Some are serious ones for awareness of health conditions while others are just for fun to remember part of our culture. Here is a list of today’s fun holidays!

March 22nd Horoscope Sign is Aries

Horoscope Aries Magnet
Time period: March 21 – April 19
Ruling planet: Mars
Symbol: Ram
Zodiac quality: Cardinal
Birthstones: Topaz, Aquamarine, Jasper, Heliotrope, Diamond
Spirit Color: Red
Flower: Thistle & honeysuckle
Romantic Compatibility: Sagittarius
Traits: Independent, passionate, competitive, perfectionists, honest, energetic, sexy but can be closed minded, uncompromising and honest to a fault.

March 22nd Trivia

  • 1621 – The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony sign a peace treaty with Massasoit of the Wampanoags.
  • 1767 – Joseph Priestly invented carbonated water (seltzer). Andrew Lloyd Webber in Eurovision 2009
  • 1784 – The Emerald Buddha is moved with great ceremony to its current location in Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand.
  • 1790 – Thomas Jefferson became the first U.S. Secretary of State.
  • 1841 Cornstarch is patented, by Orlando Jones of England.
  • 1882 – Those practicing, or approving of, polygamy were banned from voting and holding public office by the new U.S. Polygamy Ban.
  • 1894 – The first playoff game for the Stanley Cup starts.
  • 1895 – First public showing of a motion picture on a screen by French inventors Auguste and Louis Lumiere.
  • 1904 – First color newspaper pictures in the London Daily Illustrated Mirror.
  • 1931=  William Shatner Canadian Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor from Star Trek was born in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Canada.
  • 1931 – American physicist who shared (with Samuel C. C. Ting) the 1976 Nobel Prize for Physics for the discovery of a new subatomic particle, the J/psi particle was born.
  • 1948 – Andrew Lloyd Webber British musical composer was born.
  • 1948 – Wolf Blitzer, American journalist was born.
  • 1952 – Bob Costas, American sportscaster was born.
  • 1972 The U.S. Supreme Court rules Massachusetts’ law banning the possession of contraceptive devices by unmarried people is unconstitutional.
  • 1972 – 27th Amendment passed by the Senate, prohibiting discrimination based on sex.
  • Reese Witherspoon, American actress was born in New Orleans, LA.
  • 1992 – Fall of communism in Albania: The Democratic Party of Albania wins a decisive majority in the parliamentary election.
  • 2006 – Three Christian Peacemaker Team (CPT) hostages are freed by British forces in Baghdad after 118 days of captivity and the murder of their colleague from the U.S., Tom Fox.
  • 2006 – Addwaita the 250-year-old giant tortoise dies.
  • 2016 – Explosions from suicide bombers kill at least 26 in Brussels.
  • 2017 – Toys ‘R’ Us Founder Charles Lazarus dies at 94 sadly as this week all the stores are closing their doors for good.
  • 2017 – ‘Stranger Things’ stars cheer up kid after classmates fail to attend birthday party.

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