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This Day in History: March 22

March 22: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. 1621 - The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony sign a peace treaty with Massasoit of the Wampanoags.
  2. 1765 - The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act that introduces a tax to be levied directly on its American colonies.
  3. 1829 - In the London Protocol, the three protecting powers (United Kingdom, France and Russia) establish the borders of Greece.
  4. 1972 - The United States Congress sends the Equal Rights Amendment to the states for ratification.
  5. 1997 - The Comet Hale-Bopp has its closest approach to Earth.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Anthony van Dyck (Flemish painter), Thomas Crawford (American sculptor, designed the Statue of Freedom), Robert Andrews Millikan (American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate), Greta Kempton (American painter), Burton Richter (American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate)

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