On This Day

March 22, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Congress approves Equal Rights Amendment (never ratified)

Eagle Forum President Phyllis Schlafly
Eagle Forum President
Phyllis Schlafly
  • In Eisenstadt v. Baird the US Supreme Court rules unmarried people have same right to contraception as married people.

Birthdays in History

  • Pieter Christiaan, Prince of Netherlands