Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/March 22

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This is a list of selected March 22 anniversaries that appears on the "On this day" section of the Main Page. To suggest a new item, in most cases you can be bold and edit this page. Please read the selected anniversaries guidelines before making your edit. However, if your addition might be controversial, or on a day that is or soon will be on the Main Page, please post your suggestion on the talk page instead.

Please note that the events listed on the Main Page are chosen based more on relative article quality and to maintain a mix of topics, not based solely on how important or significant their subjects are. Only 5–6 events are posted at a time and thus not everything that is "most important and significant" can be listed. In addition, an event is not generally posted this year if it is also the subject of the scheduled March 22, 2019 featured article or the March 22, 2019 featured picture.

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1508Ferdinand II of Aragon appointed Amerigo Vespucci to the post of Chief Navigator of Spain. unreferenced section
1622 – The Powhatan Confederacy under Chief Opchanacanough killed almost 350 English settlers around Jamestown, a third of the Colony of Virginia's population. unreferenced section
1849First Italian War of Independence: After capturing the fortress town of Mortara, forces led by Austrian General Joseph Radetzky von Radetz routed Sardinian troops at the Battle of Novara. multiple issues
1871William Woods Holden became the first governor of a U.S. state to be removed from office due to impeachment. unreferenced section
1920 – A pogrom in Shusha, Nagorno-Karabakh, by Azeris destroyed the Armenian-populated portions of the town. quote farm
1933The Holocaust: Construction of the first Nazi concentration camp at Dachau was completed. refimprove section
1945 – Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Transjordan, and Yemen founded the Arab League, a regional organization that facilitates political, economic, cultural, scientific and social programs designed to promote the interests of the Arab world. refimprove section
1963Please Please Me, the first album recorded by The Beatles, was released. unreferenced section



March 22: World Water Day

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Valeri Polyakov

Katherine Jones, Viscountess Ranelagh (b. 1615) · Ahmed Cevdet Pasha (b. 1822) · James Black (d. 2010)

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