Today in History, English
Today in History, English

32251March 22Death2013 – Christa Speck, Polish-American model and actress (b. 1942)
32252March 22Death2013 – Bebo Valdés, Cuban-Swedish pianist and composer (b. 1918)
32253March 22Death2013 – Derek Watkins, English trumpet player and composer (b. 1945)
32254March 22Death2013 – Ray Williams, American basketball player and coach (b. 1954)
32255March 22Death2014 – Yashwant Vithoba Chittal, Indian author (b. 1928)
32256March 22Death2014 – Mickey Duff, Polish-English boxer and manager (b. 1929)
32257March 22Death2014 – Thor Listau, Norwegian soldier and politician (b. 1938)
32258March 22Death2014 – Tasos Mitsopoulos, Cypriot politician, Cypriot Minister of Defence (b. 1965)
32259March 22Death2014 – Patrice Wymore, American-Jamaican actress and singer (b. 1926)
32260March 22Death2015 – Arkady Arkanov, Ukrainian-Russian actor and playwright (b. 1933)
32261March 22Death2015 – Horst Buhtz, German footballer and manager (b. 1923)
32262March 22Death2015 – George Neel, Jr., American businessman (b. 1930)
32263March 22Death2015 – Norman Scribner, American pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1936)
32264March 22Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Basil of AncyraBlessed Clemens August Graf von GalenDarerca of IrelandEpaphroditusJonathan Edwards (Lutheranism)Lea of RomeNicholas OwenPaul of NarbonneMarch 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
32265March 22Holiday and observanceDay of the People's Party (Laos)
32266March 22Holiday and observanceEarliest day on which Earth Hour can fall, while March 28 is the latest celebrated on the fourth Saturday in March. (International)
32267March 22Holiday and observanceEarliest day on which Easter Sunday can fall (last in 1818, will not happen again until 2285), while April 25 is the latest. (Christianity)
32268March 22Holiday and observanceEmancipation Day or Día de la Abolición de la Esclavitud (Puerto Rico)
32269March 22Holiday and observanceNevruz Day (Albania)
32270March 22Holiday and observanceWorld Water Day (International)
32271March 23Event1400 – The Trần dynasty of Vietnam is deposed after one hundred and seventy-five years of rule by Hồ Quý Ly, a court official.
32272March 23Event1540 – Waltham Abbey is surrendered to King Henry VIII of England the last religious community to be closed during the Dissolution of the Monasteries.
32273March 23Event1568 – The Peace of Longjumeau is signed, ending the second phase of the French Wars of Religion.
32274March 23Event1708 – James Francis Edward Stuart lands at the Firth of Forth.
32275March 23Event1757 – Capture of Chandannagar fort by British forces.
32276March 23Event1775 – American Revolutionary War: Patrick Henry delivers his speech – "Give me liberty, or give me death!" – at St. John's Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia.
32277March 23Event1801 – Tsar Paul I of Russia is struck with a sword, then strangled, and finally trampled to death inside his bedroom at St. Michael's Castle.
32278March 23Event1806 – After traveling through the Louisiana Purchase and reaching the Pacific Ocean, explorers Lewis and Clark and their "Corps of Discovery" begin their arduous journey home.
32279March 23Event1821 – Greek War of Independence: Battle and fall of city of Kalamata.
32280March 23Event1848 – The ship John Wickliffe arrives at Port Chalmers carrying the first Scottish settlers for Dunedin, New Zealand. Otago province is founded.

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