March 22 in History
1765March 22, 1765:
The Stamp Act, a direct tax levy on all materials printed for commercial and legal use in the colonies, is imposed on American colonies.
1845March 22, 1845:
The first championship series for Lord Stanley’s Cup is played in Montreal, Canada.
1933March 22, 1933:
The Beer and Wine Revenue Act is signed by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
1984March 22, 1984:
Teachers at the McMartin preschool in Manhattan Beach, California are charged with satanic ritual abuse of the children in the school. The charges would later be dropped as completely unfounded.
1995March 22, 1995:
Rupert Pennant-Rea, the Deputy Governor of Bank of England, resigns after his affair with a freelance journalist is exposed.
1999March 22, 1999:
The single, "Amazed" is released by Lonestar.
2003March 22, 2003:
The film, "Swept Away" receives most of the prizes at the 23rd Golden Raspberry Awards including Worst Picture.
2011March 22, 2011:
American football linebacker Lawrence Taylor is sentenced to six years’ probation when he pleads guilty for misdemeanors of sexual misconduct.
2012March 22, 2012:
After being on the run for seven years, Australia's most wanted man, Malcolm Naden, is captured in Gloucester, New South Wales.
2014March 22, 2014:
Over 40 people are killed when a mudslide occurs in Washington State.