Today in History, English
Today in History, English

31861March 21Holiday and observanceTruant's Day (Poland)
31862March 21Holiday and observanceVernal Equinox related observances (see March 20)
31863March 21Holiday and observanceWorld Down Syndrome Day (International)
31864March 21Holiday and observanceWorld Poetry Day (International)
31865March 21Holiday and observanceWorld Puppetry Day (International)
31866March 21Holiday and observanceYouth Day (Tunisia)
31867March 22Event238 – Gordian I and his son Gordian II are proclaimed Roman emperors.
31868March 22Event871 – Æthelred of Wessex defeats a Danish invasion army at the Battle of Marton.
31869March 22Event1508 – Ferdinand II of Aragon commissions Amerigo Vespucci chief navigator of the Spanish Empire.
31870March 22Event1621 – The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony sign a peace treaty with Massasoit of the Wampanoags.
31871March 22Event1622 – Jamestown massacre: Algonquian Indians kill 347 English settlers around Jamestown, Virginia, a third of the colony's population, during the Second Anglo-Powhatan War.
31872March 22Event1630 – The Massachusetts Bay Colony outlaws the possession of cards, dice, and gaming tables.
31873March 22Event1638 – Anne Hutchinson is expelled from Massachusetts Bay Colony for religious dissent.
31874March 22Event1697 – Charles II of Spain issued a Royal Cedula extending to the indigenous nobles of the Spanish Crown colonies, as well as to their descendants, the preeminence and honors customarily attributed to the Hidalgos of Castile.[1]
31875March 22Event1713 – The Tuscarora War comes to an end with the fall of Fort Neoheroka, effectively opening up the interior of North Carolina to European colonization.
31876March 22Event1739 – Nader Shah occupies Delhi in India and sacks the city, stealing the jewels of the Peacock Throne.
31877March 22Event1765 – The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act that introduces a tax to be levied directly on its American colonies.
31878March 22Event1784 – The Emerald Buddha is moved with great ceremony to its current location in Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand.
31879March 22Event1829 – In the London Protocol, the three protecting powers (United Kingdom, France and Russia) establish the borders of Greece.
31880March 22Event1849 – The Austrians defeat the Piedmontese at the Battle of Novara.
31881March 22Event1871 – In North Carolina, William Woods Holden becomes the first governor of a U.S. state to be removed from office by impeachment.
31882March 22Event1872 – Illinois becomes the first state to require sexual equality in employment
31883March 22Event1873 – A law is approved by the Spanish National Assembly in Puerto Rico to abolish slavery.
31884March 22Event1894 – The first playoff game for the Stanley Cup starts.
31885March 22Event1906 – The first England vs France rugby union match is played at Parc des Princes in Paris
31886March 22Event1912– The State of Bihar, India was formed out of the State of Bengal.
31887March 22Event1916 – The last Emperor of China, Yuan Shikai, abdicates the throne and the Republic of China is restored.
31888March 22Event1920 – Azeri and Turkish army soldiers with participation of Kurdish gangs attacked the Armenian inhabitants of Shushi (Nagorno Karabakh).
31889March 22Event1939 – World War II: Germany takes Memel from Lithuania.
31890March 22Event1942 – World War II: In the Mediterranean Sea, the Royal Navy confronts Italy's Regia Marina in the Second Battle of Sirte.

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