March 22nd is officially World Water Day and As Young As You Feel Day.
We’ve made it to the 81st day of the year! There are 283 days left until we reach the new year.
There are so many fascinating things that happened on March 22nd, from sports and law to space and music this day has it all.
Did you know that on this day in 1963, The Beatles released their first album “Please Please Me”? Ten of the album’s tracks were recorded in just one day.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about March 22nd in history!
What memorable events happened on March 22 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Four people died, and at least twenty were injured in a terrorist attack near the Houses of Parliament in London.
The attacker crashed the car into a fence after driving into pedestrians. He then fatally stabbed an unarmed police officer. Shortly after, he was shot by an armed police officer and died at the scene.
NASA’s Columbia Space Shuttle was successfully launched from the Kennedy Space Center.
This was the shuttle’s third mission, STS-3, and its first with an unpainted external fuel tank. The mission’s primary objectives were to test the shuttle’s ability to hold up to the sun’s intense heat outside of Earth’s atmosphere and further test the shuttle’s external robotic arms. STS-3 was the only shuttle mission to land at the White Sands Space Harbor in New Mexico.
If today’s your birthday, you share this special day with Reese Witherspoon! Here are other famous people born on this day.
47 years old
28 years old
92 years old
52 years old
Race Car Driver
24 years old
48 years old
Below are the most famous quotes people have said or written on March 22nd throughout history.
I can not believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war.
American First Lady
To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.
If you can spare some time today, here are some unique holidays you could get involved with.
World Water Day
Water is such a crucial resource needed for the survival of all living things. Today is World Water Day and is a day to celebrate water and improve people’s awareness of the challenges we face with water shortage in the future.
As Young As You Feel Day
“As young as you feel” is a pretty timeless expression, which in itself is something we can draw inspiration from. Today on As Young As You Feel Day, think of yourself as timeless, put a spring back in your step, and just do something you’ve wanted to do!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Canadian law requires citizens to answer a math question when entering sweepstakes. This is done to add some aspect of skill to the contest.
Birthday & Zodiac
Those of you who were born on this day share the Aries zodiac sign.
Aries is represented by the ram and is the first sign in the zodiac. Anyone who was born between March 21st and April 19th falls into this astrological sign.
For all of you who were born in March, your allocated birthstone is aquamarine. The ancient Romans believed that aquamarine would protect them during storms. At night, their sailors would sleep with the crystals under their pillows.
People born on March 22 were likely conceived the previous year on June 29.
A baby that is conceived on this day will be due around December 13, 2023.