On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Grand Coulee Dam in Washington goes into operation

Event of interestEvent of Interest

James Stewart is inducted into the Army, becoming the first major American movie star to wear a military uniform in World War II

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Collins, American poet
  • Bruno Ganz, actor (Strapless, Wings of Desire), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Jeremy Clyde, English musician (Chad & Jeremy) and actor (The Iron Lady), born in Dorney, Buckinghamshire