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 This day in History - March 22
412 Historic Events for March 22
1871

Johnny Cuzens, cricketer (Australian aboriginal tourist 1868), dies

Death
1872

Illinois becomes 1st state to require sexual equality in employment

Event
1873

Slavery is abolished in Puerto Rico

Event
1874

Ellen Glasgow, novelist

Birth
1874

Young Men's Hebrew Association organizes in NYC

Event
1882

Congress outlaws polygamy (again); bad news for Mormons

Event
1882

Edmunds Act adopted by US to suppress polygamy in the territories

Event
1885

Jakabs Medins, composer

Birth
1885

Adriano Lualdi, composer

Birth
1887

Chico Marx, [Leonard Martin], NYC, comedian (Marx Brothers)

Birth
1888

English Football League established

Event
1890

D‚sir‚ de Haerne, Belgian priest/Congressional leader, dies at 85

Death
1894

Stanley Cup: Mont AAA beat Ottawa Generals, 3-1 (1st Cup game ever)

Event
1895

Auguste and Louis Lumiere show their 1st movie to an invited audience

Event
1895

Joseph Schildkraut, Vienna, actor (Joseph Schildkraut Presents)

Birth
1896

Charilaos Vasilakos wins 1st marathon (3:18)

Event
1896

Giulia D De Albertis, writer

Birth
1902

Ellin Berlin, [MacKay], Mrs Irving Berlin, writer (Lace Curtain)

Birth
1903

James S Russell, US pilot/admiral (WW II Pacific Ocean)

Birth
1903

Niagera Falls runs out of water because of a drought

Event
1903

NY Highlanders (Yankees) tickets 1st go on sale

Event
1903

Jochen Klepper, writer

Birth
1905

Grigorij M Kosinzev, Russian director

Birth
1905

Phyllis McGinley, poet

Birth
1905

Ruth Page, US choreographer/ballet leader (Diaghilev, Pygmalion)

Birth