March 22nd

2012
Amadou Toumani Touré, The President of Mali, was ousted in a coup d'état.
2012 Malian coup d'état
2010
Google announced it would stop censoring search results on its site in China by shifting it from the mainland to Hong Kong.
Google China
2006
The Basque separatist group ETA announced a permanent cease-fire with Spain.
ETA (separatist group)
1997
Tara Lipinski becomes the youngest female figure skating world champion. The American athlete won the 1997 World Figure Skating Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland at the age of 14 years and 10 months.
Tara Lipinski
1995
Colin Ferguson was sentenced to life in prison for killing six people on a Long Island Rail Road commuter train in 1993.
1993 Long Island Rail Road shooting
1993
The Intel Corporation produces the first Pentium microprocessor. Intel holds about 80% of the world market share in the PC microprocessor business.
Intel
1991
High school instructor Pamela Smart, accused of manipulating her student-lover into killing her husband, was convicted in Exeter, N.H., of murder-conspiracy.
Pamela Smart
1990
A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, found former tanker captain Joseph Hazelwood innocent of three major charges in connection with the Exxon Valdez oil spill, but convicted him of a minor charge of negligent discharge of oil.
Joseph Hazelwood
1972
Congress approved the Equal Rights Amendment and sent it to be ratified by the states. The amendment would fail to get the required 38 states to ratify it.
Equal Rights Amendment
1965
Bob Dylan's album "Bringing It All Back Home," his first featuring electric guitar, was released.
Bringing It All Back Home
1963
The Beatles release their first album. Please Please Me, which included the hit single “Love Me Do” is regarded as one of the greatest albums of all time.
The Beatles
1962
Barbra Streisand made her Broadway debut at age 19 in the musical "I Can Get it For You Wholesale" at the Shubert Theater.
I Can Get It for You Wholesale
1960
The laser is patented. Charles Hard Townes and Arthur Leonard Schawlow received the first patent for their device, although Gordon Gould had previously filed a patent application for a similar contraption, which was turned down.
Laser
1954
First shopping mall opened in Southfield, Michigan.
Northland Center
1946
The British mandate in Transjordan came to an end.
History of Jordan
1945
The Arab League is founded. The organization was founded to promote political, economic, and cultural collaboration amongst its member states, which include 21 African, Asian, and Middle Eastern countries, from Mauritania in the west to Oman in the east.
Arab League
1941
The Grand Coulee Dam in Washington state went into operation.
Grand Coulee Dam
1933
The first German concentration camp was opened at Dachau.
Dachau concentration camp
1895
In what is generally regarded as the first public display of a movie projected onto a screen, Auguste and Louis Lumiere showed their first movie – the one-minute "Employees Leaving the Lumiere Factory" – to an invited audience in Paris.
Auguste and Louis Lumière
1894
The first Stanley Cup championship game was played. The Montreal Amateur Athletic Association (which won the cup unchallenged the previous year) triumphed over the Ottawa Capitals.
Montreal AAA
1882
Congress outlawed polygamy.
Edmunds Act
1832
British Parliament, led by Charles Grey, passes the Reform Act, introducing wide-ranging changes to electoral system of England and Wales, increasing electorate from about 500,000 voters to 813,000.
Liberal welfare reforms
1820
U.S. naval hero Stephen Decatur was killed in a duel with dishonored former Chesapeake captain James Barron.
Stephen Decatur
1784
The Emerald Buddha is moved with great ceremony to its current place in Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand.
Emerald Buddha
1765
Britain enacted the Stamp Act to raise money from the American colonies.
Stamp Act 1765
1622
First American Indian (Powhattan) massacre of Europeans in Jamestown Virginia, 347 killed.
Indian massacre of 1622