On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 2019

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Mind-blowing" discovery announced of 518 million year old fossil site in near Danshui river, Hubei province, China, with thousands of unknown fossils well preserved
  • Huge blast from a chemical factory so big it registers as an earthquake kills at least 64 with 28 missing in Yancheng, eastern China

Famous Deaths

  • Scott Walker [Noel Scott Engel], American-born British singer-songwriter and composer (The Walker Brothers), dies of cancer at 76