Today is Thursday, March 22, 2018.
1887 Chico Marx
1913 Karl Malden
1923 Marcel Marceau
1930 Stephen Sondheim
1931 William Shatner
1933 J.P. McCarthy
1943 George Benson
1948 Andrew Lloyd Webber
1952 Bob Costas
1959 Matthew Modine
1621 Massasoit & Pilgrims agree on league of friendship (Plymouth)
1733 Joseph Priestly (father of soda pop) invents carbonated water.
1765 Britain enacts the now infamous Stamp Act
1778 Captain Cook sights Cape Flattery, in Washington state
1882 Congress outlaws polygamy. Male longevity increases.
1941 Grand Coulee Dam in Washington state goes into operation
1945 Arab League is founded
1946 Jordan (formerly Transjordan) gains independence from Britain.
1957 Earthquake gives San Francisco the shakes.
1960 Schawlow and Townes obtain a patent for the laser.
1963 Beatles release their first album, Please Please Me
1968 President Johnson's daughter, Lynda, ordered off Cable Car because she was eating an ice cream cone (no food on cars!).
1978 Robert Frost Plaza, at California, Drumm & Market, dedicated.
1981 Soyuz 39 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Mongolian) to Salyut 6.
1981 First Class Postage raised from 15 cents to 18 cents.
1982 3rd Space Shuttle Mission - Columbia 3 launched
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