On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 2020

Historical Events


PandemicCOVID-19

India puts 1 billion people under a daytime curfew to curb COVID-19

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Burial of a coronavirus victim in Iran during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic
Burial of a coronavirus victim in Iran during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei refuses American COVID-19 help, refers to conspiracy theory that it was manufactured by the US

2nd Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Hosseini Khamenei
2nd Supreme Leader of Iran
Ali Hosseini Khamenei

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Weissberg, American singer and musician (Duelling Banjos), dies of Alzheimer’s at 80
  • Julie Felix, American-born British-based folk-rock singer-songwriter, and BBC presenter (The Frost Report; Once More With Felix), dies at 81
2020 Highlights

About March 22, 2020

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries