On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1907

Historical Events

  • 69th Grand National: Alf Newey wins aboard 8/1 chance Eremon
  • The new Boer government in the Transvaal passes an Asiatic Registration Bill, that restricts immigration from India

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugh Mitchell, American politician (Senator-D-Washington 1944-46, Rep-D-Washington 1949-63), born in Great Falls, Montana (d. 1996)
  • James Gavin, US 82nd Airborne Division General (Sicily/Normandy), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)
  • LĂșcia Santos, Portuguese nun who claimed to have witnessed the Marian apparitions at Fatima as a child (d. 2005) or born 28 March
1907 Highlights

About March 22, 1907

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries