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22 March

238 – Roman Empire – Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Sempronianus Africanus Augustus proclaimed co Roman Emperor with Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Sempronianus Romanus Africanus Augustus. http://www.roman-empire.net/decline/gordian-I.html  http://www.roman-empire.net/decline/gordian-II.html

871 – England – Battle of Marton Viking Invasion of England). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Marton

1622 – America – Jamestown massacre beginning the Second Anglo-Powhatan War).  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_massacre_of_1622

1630 – America – Massachusetts Bay Colony outlawed possession of cards, dice and gaming tables.


1638 – America – Anne Hutchinson expelled from Massachusetts Bay for religious dissent. https://youtu.be/_6sMGynZRwM https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Hutchinson

1713 – America – Siege of Fort Neoheroka ended (Tuscarora War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Neoheroka

1765 – GB – Stamp Act passed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stamp_Act_1765

1849 – Italy – Battle of Novara began (First Italian War of Independence). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Novara_(1849)

1872 – USA – Illinois became first state to require sexual equality in employment. https://www.theguardian.com/money/us-money-blog/2014/aug/11/women-rights-money-timeline-history

1878 – UK – HMS Eurydice sank off coast of Isle of Wight, 364 killed. http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/hampshire/hi/people_and_places/history/newsid_8327000/8327961.stm


1915 – Poland – Siege of Przemyśl ended (WWI). https://youtu.be/FJchHW2SXs0 WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Przemy%C5%9Bl

1916 – China – Emperor Yuan Shikai abdicated, became President of the Republic of China. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuan_Shikai

1920 – Nagorno-Karabakh – Shusha Massacre began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shusha_massacre

1934 – Peru – Pan American Grace Airways plane crashed at Lima Airport, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19340322-0

1942 – Gulf of Sidra – Second Battle of Sirte (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Sirte http://ww2today.com/22nd-march-1942-italian-battle-fleet-attacks-malta-convoy

1942 – Australia – BOAC plane crashed at Port Darwin, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19420322-1

1943 – Belarus – Khatyn Massacre (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khatyn_massacre

1944 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Frankfurt (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1944 – USA – USAAF plane crashed at Louisville-Boman Field, KY, 4 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440322-3

1945 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Nienburg Bridge (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1945 – USA – Two USAAF planes crashed near Slater, MO, 4 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450322-0

1949 – Germany – RAF plane crashed near Lübeck, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19490322-1

1951 – Brazil – Cuzeiro do Sul plane crashed near Florianopolis Airport, SC, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19510322-0

1952 – Canada – Maritime Central Airways plane crashed near Gaspe, QC, 4 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19520322-0

1952 – Germany – KLM plane crashed near Frankfurt International Airport, 45 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19520322-1

1954 – UK – London Bullion Market reopened. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_bullion_market

1955 – USA – US Navy plane crashed off Honolulu, HI, 66 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19550322-0

1975 – USA – Fire at Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant, Alabama. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Browns_Ferry_Nuclear_Power_Plant#Unit_One_fire


1982 – USA – Space Shuttle Columbia launched. https://youtu.be/ULhSYiZ6Obs http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/archives/sts-3.html


1992 – USA – USAir Flight 405 crashed at La Guardia Airport, NY, 27 killed. https://youtu.be/TOWJLFPjjoE WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19920322-1

1998 – Philippines – Philippines Airlines Flight 137 crashed at Bacolod Airport, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19980322-0

2013 – Thailand – Fire at refugee camp in Mae Hong Son Province, 37 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Thailand_refugee_camp_fire


2014 – USA – Oso Mudslide, 43 killed. https://youtu.be/4WwdPT07FfI http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/landslide-in-washington-state/

2014 – Republic of the Congo – Lake Albert boat disaster, 251 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Lake_Albert_boat_disaster

2016 – Belgium – Brussels Bombing. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-35869254

York

1784 – Lydia Dickinson executed at Tyburn Gallows. http://pastsearch-archaeo-history.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Criminals-and-Executions-Jan12.pdf

1824 – York streets lit by gas. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/yorks/city-of-york/pp460-472#h3-0003