March 22 is the 81st day of the year. There are 284 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56).
+ 1621 – The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony sign a peace treaty with Massasoit of the Wampanoags.
+ 1972 – The United States Congress sends the Equal Rights Amendment to the states for ratification.
+ 1982 – NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center on its third mission, STS-3.
+ 1997 – Tara Lipinski, aged 14 years and 10 months, becomes the youngest women's World Figure Skating Champion.
( Births )
+ 1912 – Karl Malden, American actor (d. 2009)
+ 1920 – James Brown, American actor and singer (d. 1992)
+ 1948 – Wolf Blitzer, American journalist
+ 1989 – J. J. Watt, American football player