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 This day in History - March 22
412 Historic Events for March 22
1981

1st class postage raised to 18› from 15›

Event
1982

Iran offensive against Iraq

Event
1982

3rd Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 3 launched

Event
1983

Chaim Herzog elected Israeli president

Event
1984

Islander Bryan Trottier ties NHL rec scores 5 seconds into game

Event
1985

NASA launches Intelsat VA

Event
1986

Charles Starrett, actor (Silver Streak, Jungle Bride), dies

Death
1986

Trevor Berbick beats Pinklon Thomas in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1986

Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Geneva won by Debi Thomas (USA)

Event
1986

Kania skates ladies world record 1500m (1:59.30)

Event
1986

Ice Pairs Championship at Geneva won by Gordeeva and Grinkov (URS)

Event
1986

Heart's "These Dreams," single goes #1

Event
1986

HBO launches boxing's heavyweight-title-unification-tournament

Event
1986

Ehrig skates ladies world record 5 km (7:20.99)

Event
1987

Betsy King wins LPGA Circle K Tucson Golf Open

Event
1987

Joan Shawlee, actress (Abbott and Costello Show), dies at 58

Death
1988

Congress overrides Reagan's veto of sweeping civil rights bill

Event
1988

WA beat Queensland by 5 wkts to win the Sheffield Shield Final

Event
1989

US Supreme Court upholds 1 person 1 vote rule of NYC Board of Estimate

Event
1989

Pete Rozelle announces retirement as NFL commissioner after 29 years

Event
1990

The ML umpires announce that they will boycott exhibition games

Event
1990

Anchorage jury finds Capt Hazelwood innocent of Valdez oil spill

Event
1990

"Les Miserables," opens at Shunert Theatre, Boston

Event
1990

"Grapes of Wrath" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 188 performances

Event
1990

Eugenie, Princess of Britain

Birth