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Important Events Of March 22



1998    18th Golden Raspberry Awards
1997    "Sunset Boulevard," closes at Minskoff New York City after 977 performances
1997    Comet Hale-Bopp Closest Approach to Earth (1.315 AU)
1997    Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Lausanne won by Tara Lipinski (USA)
1996    Cheryl Depew, of Florida, crowned 13th Miss Hawaiian Tropic International
1996    STS-76 (Atlantis 16), launches into orbit
1995    Deputy Governor of Bank of England, Rupert Pennant-Rea, resigns following revelations of his affair with a freelance journalist
1994    Dutch Ambassador to U.S. christens a new tulip (the Hillary Clinton)
1994    Mark Foster swims world record 50m butterfly (23.68 sec)
1994    South African Government/ANC take power in Ciskei homeland
1994    Soyuz TM-21 lands
1993    Intel introduces Pentium-processor (80586) 64 bits-60 MHz-100+ MIPS
1992    "Private Lives" closes at Broadhurst Theater New York City after 37 performances
1992    Danielle Ammaccapane wins Standard Register Ping Golf Championship
1992    England beat South Africa in rain-ruined cricket World Cup semi final
1992    Joseph A. Molloy elected New York Yankee general partner
1992    Record producer Lou Adler weds Paige Hannah (Daryl's sister)
1992    U.S. Air New York to Cleveland crashes on take off at LaGuardia, 27 die
1991    Law enforcement officers raid fraternities at University of Virginia seizing drugs
1991    New York Daily News begins using motto "Forward with NY"
1991    Pamela Smart (High School teacher) found guilty in New Hampshire of manipulating her student-lover to kill her husband
1990    "Grapes of Wrath" opens at Cort Theater New York City for 188 performances
1990    "Les Miserables," opens at Shunert Theatre, Boston
1990    Anchorage jury finds Captain Hazelwood innocent of Valdez oil spill
1990    The ML umpires announce that they will boycott exhibition games
1989    Pete Rozelle announces retirement as NFL commissioner after 29 years
1989    U.S. Supreme Court upholds 1 person 1 vote rule of New York City Board of Estimate
1988    Congress overrides Reagan's veto of sweeping civil rights bill
1988    WA beat Queensland by 5 wkts to win the Sheffield Shield Final
1987    Betsy King wins LPGA Circle K Tucson Golf Open
1986    Ehrig skates ladies world record 5 km (7:20.99)
1986    HBO launches boxing's heavyweight-title-unification-tournament
1986    Heart's "These Dreams," single goes #1
1986    Ice Pairs Championship at Geneva won by Gordeeva and Grinkov (URS)
1986    Kania skates ladies world record 1500m (1:59.30)
1986    Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Geneva won by Debi Thomas (USA)
1986    Trevor Berbick beats Pinklon Thomas in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1985    NASA launches Intelsat VA
1984    Islander Bryan Trottier ties NHL rec scores 5 seconds into game
1983    Chaim Herzog elected Israeli president
1982    3rd Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 3 launched
1982    Iran offensive against Iraq
1981    1st class postage raised to 18 cents from 15 cents
1981    Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Desert Inn Pro-Am Golf Tournament
1981    Soyuz 39 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Mongolian) to Salyut 6
1981    Toshihiko Seko runs world record 25k (1:13:55.8)/30k (1:29:18.8)
1979    Israeli parliament approves peace treaty with Egypt
1979    NHL votes to accept 4 WHA teams (Oilers, Jets, Nordiques and Whalers)
1978    France performs nuclear test
1978    Robert Frost Plaza, at California, Drumm and Market, SF, dedicated
1978    Rutle's "All You Need is Cash" is show on NBC-TV
1977    Dutch Den Uyl government falls
1977    Indira Gandhi resigns as Prime Minister of India
1977    Uyl government falls
1975    "Dinge-competed" wins Eurovisie Song festival
1975    "Dr. Jazz" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City after 5 performances
1975    "Letter for Queen Victoria" opens at ANTA Theater New York City for 18 performances
1975    Delta State beats Immaculata for the women's AIAW championship
1975    Teach-In wins Eurovision Song Festival with "Dinge-Dong"
1975    Walt Disney World Shopping Village opens
1972    "Selling of the President" opens at Shubert Theater New York City for 5 performances
1972    Congress approves Equal Rights Amendment (never ratified)
1972    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar named NBA MVP
1972    Nick Mileti purchases Cleveland Indians for $9 million
1972    Yankees trade Danny Cater to the Red Sox for Sparky Lyle
1971    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1970    "Blood Red Roses" opens and closes at John Golden Theater New York City
1970    Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic
1969    "Billy" opens and closes at Billy Rose Theater New York City after 1 performance
1969    "Come Summer" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater New York City after 7 performances
1969    31st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Purdue 92-72 UCLA wins its 5th national championship in 6 years
1968    Jarmila Novotna resigns presidency of Czechoslovakia
1968    Lynda Johnson ordered off San Francisco cable car for eating an ice cream cone
1968    Student riot in Nanterre near Paris
1967    Muhammad Ali KOs Zora Folley in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
1965    D Senanayake wins general elections in Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
1965    U.S. confirms its troops used chemical warfare against the Vietcong
1964    Barbra Streisand appears on the cover of New York Times Magazine section
1964    Carol Mann wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open Invitational
1963    Beatles release 1st album, "Please Please Me"
1963    British Minister of War John Profumo denies having sex with Christine Keeler
1963    Oregon State's Terry Baker becomes 1st and only Heisman Trophy winner
1962    "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" opens at Shubert New York City for 300 performances
1960    1st patent for lasers, granted to Arthur Schawlow and Charles Townes
1959    Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Nehi Golf Tournament
1958    20th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Seattle 84-72
1958    Faisal succeeds Saudi as king of Saudi-Arabia
1958    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1957    Republic of India adopts Saka calendar along with Gregorian
1956    "Mr Wonderful" opens at Broadway Theater New York City for 383 performances
1956    Death penalty against KPM-director Leon Jungschlaeger
1956    Musical "Mr Wonderful" with Sammy Davis, Jr. premieres in New York City
1954    1st shopping mall opened in Southfield, Michigan
1953    Antonin Zapotocky chosen as president of Czechoslovakia
1953    Louise Suggs wins LPGA Betsy Rawls Golf Open
1952    Dutch DC-6 crashes near Frankfurt, killing 44
1947    President Truman signs executive order calling for loyalty
1946    1st U.S. rocket to leave the Earth's atmosphere (50 miles up)
1946    Britain signs treaty granting independence to Jordan
1945    Arab League forms with adoption of a charter in Cairo Egypt
1945    U.S. 3rd Army crosses Rhine at Nierstein
1944    600+ 8th Air Force bombers attack Berlin
1943    Dutch work week extended to 54 hour
1943    Obligatory work for woman ends in Belgium
1943    SS police chief Rauter threatens to kill half Jewish children
1942    Heavy German assault on Malta
1941    Grand Coulee Dam in Washington goes into operation
1939    Lithuania state, forced to give Memel territory to Germany
1935    Blood tests authorized as evidence in court cases (New York)
1934    1st Masters golf championship began in Augusta, Georgia
1934    Fire destroys Hakodate Japan (kills 1,500, injures 1,000)
1933    Franklin D. Roosevelt makes wine and beer with up to 3.2% alcohol legal
1929    66 horses run in Irish Grand National Sweepstakes
1929    KIT-AM in Yakima WA begins radio transmissions
1929    USCG vessel sank Canadian schooner suspected of carrying liquor
1928    Noel Coward's musical "This Year of Grace," premieres in London
1927    Federico Garcia Lorca's "El Maleficio," premieres in Madrid
1922    British court sentences Mahatma Gandhi to 6 years in prison
1914    World's 1st airline, St. Petersburg Tampa Airboat Line, begins
1903    New York Highlanders (Yankees) tickets 1st go on sale
1903    Niagera Falls runs out of water because of a drought
1896    Charilaos Vasilakos wins 1st marathon (3:18)
1895    Auguste and Louis Lumiere show their 1st movie to an invited audience
1894    Stanley Cup: Mont AAA beat Ottawa Generals, 3-1 (1st Cup game ever)
1888    English Football League established
1882    Edmunds Act adopted by U.S. to suppress polygamy in the territories
1874    Young Men's Hebrew Association organizes in New York City
1873    Slavery is abolished in Puerto Rico
1872    Illinois becomes 1st state to require sexual equality in employment
1871    William Holden of North Carolina becomes 1st governor removed by impeachment
1865    Raid at Wilson's: Chickaswas, Alabama to Macon, Georgia
1862    San Marino and Italy conclude treaty of friendship and cooperation
1861    1st U.S. nursing school chartered
1841    Cornstarch patented (Orlando Jones)
1822    Gioacchino Rossini marries Isabella Colbran in Bologna
1822    New York Horticultural Society founded
1794    Congress bans U.S. vessels from supplying slaves to other countries
1790    Thomas Jefferson becomes the 1st U.S. Secretary of State
1778    Captain Cook sights Cape Flattery, in Washington state
1775    Edmund Burke presents his 13 articles to the English parliament
1765    Stamp Act passed; 1st direct British tax on colonists
1733    Joseph Priestly invents carbonated water (seltzer)
1692    Emperor Leopold I names duke Earnest August of Braunschweig, king
1680    Parliament of Breisach accept French sovereignty over Elzas
1638    Religious dissident Anne Hutchinson expelled from Mass Bay Colony
1630    1st colonial legislation prohibiting gambling enacted (Boston)
1622    1st Indian (Powhattan) massacre of whites Jamestown, Virginia; 347 slain
1621    Hugo de Grote escapes in bookcase from Loevenstein castle, Netherlands