On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Arctic records its lowest ever winter ice cover according to US National Snow and Ice Data Center, 5.5 million square miles
  • Terrorist attack on London's Westminster Bridge and Houses of Parliament kills 4 including a police officer and injures 40
  • Tomb of Jesus reopens after restoration in Jerusalem

Famous Deaths

  • Dallas Green, American baseball manager and pitcher (Phillies, Yankees), dies at 82
  • Francine Hughes Wilson, American domestic abuse victim "The Burning Bed" who changed pubic perceptions, dies at 69