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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining March 22. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is March 22 so important!

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Top 10 March 22 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. The 90s sketch comedy show “In Living Color” drew away 22% of Super Bowl XXVI’s viewers during its halftime show by doing a special live episode of their own, which is why subsequent Super Bowls got A-List performers and dropped the previous themed marching band format.

  2. On March 22, 1989 asteroid 4581 Asclepius passed by Earth at a distance of 0.00457 AU (425,000 mi). In fact, it passed through the exact position of Earth only six hours earlier.

  3. Rainy season in Khao Yai National Park is from May to October each year. The cold season, with average daytime temperatures of 22 degrees Celsius, runs from November to February. The hot season, with average daytime temperatures of 20-30 degrees Celsius, runs from March to April.

  4. On March 17, killer Richard Ramirez attacked 22-year-old Maria Hernandez outside her home, shooting her in the face with a .22 caliber handgun after she pulled into her garage. She survived when the bullet ricocheted off the keys she held in her hands as she lifted them to protect herself.

  5. In 1992, Fox ran a special episode of "In Living Color" during Superbowl halftime that featured Gloria Estefan. The show stole 22 million viewers from the official show of marching bands. The next year, Michael Jackson headlined the official show.

  6. America is named after Florentine discoverer Amerigo Vespucci (March 9, 1454 – February 22, 1512). Martin Waldseemüller and Matthias Ringmann are credited with the first recorded usage of the word America, on the 1507 map Universalis Cosmographia in honour of the Italian explorer.

  7. 4-year-old Paulette Farah was reported missing from her room on 22 March 2010. Nine days later, Paulette's body was found in her bed where previously experts had come with trained dogs and where her mother had given interviews

  8. Easter, and therefore also Whistsun, Ascension and (Dutch) Carnaval, depends on the first full moon after the spring equinox, so after March 21. Easter can be as early as March 22 and April 25 at its latest.

  9. In 2285, Easter will likely fall on March 22, the earliest date at which Easter can start. It will be the first time since 1818 in which Easter has occurred on that date.

  10. Easter can fall anywhere between March 22 and April 25. Last/next instances of each are 3/22/1818, 3/22/2285, 4/25/1943, & 4/25/2038.

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The known number of decimal places in Pi was expanded from 22,459,157,718,361 to 31,415,926,535,897 on Pi Day 2019 [March 14th].

On March 22, 2002 Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn said in an interview that the Dutch government was demonizing him, and that if something were to happen to him, they would be partially responsible. 6 weeks later he was assassinated.

Bernie Sanders participated in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's March to Washington in 1963. He was a 22 year old college student at the time.

On 16 Feb 1942, the Japanese marched 22 Red Cross nurses into the ocean and machine gunned them from behind. Survivor Vivian Bullwinkel testified at a war crimes trial in Tokyo five years later.

Exactly 22 years ago today, 2 March 1993, China was first connected to the Internet.

Sabiha Gökçen (l 22 March 1913 – 22 March 2001) was a Turkish aviator. She was the first Turkish female combat pilot, aged 23.[1] According to some sources she was also the world's first femalefighter pilot;

On March 22 1944, 15 U.S. commandos landed near the coast of Italy in order to conduct sabotage. The men were captured two days later and executed by the Germans despite being in proper uniforms under the Commando Order

On March 22 1944, during WWII, 15 U.S. commandos landed near the coast of Italy in order to conduct sabotage. The men were captured two days later and executed by the Germans despite being in proper uniforms under the Commando Order that mandated such executions

Brussels airport was bombed on the 22 of March 2016.

In March 2008, Chef Paul Prudhomme was grazed by a .22-calibre stray bullet while catering the Zurich Classic of New Orleans golf tournament and within five minutes was back to cooking for the golf tournament.

The UN designated today (March 22) as World Water Day to help combat Water Scarcity

In on 22 March 1989, a 300m-wide asteroid called “4581 Asclepius” missed Earth by roughly 6 hours or 425,000 miles (684,000km). Had it struck, the impact would’ve been comparable to the explosion of a 600 megaton atomic bomb or roughly 12x the power of a Tsar bomb.

America is named after Florentine discoverer Amerigo Vespucci (March 9, 1454 – February 22, 1512) by Martin Waldseemüller.

America is named after Florentine discoverer Amerigo Vespucci (March 9, 1454 – February 22, 1512) by Martin Waldseemüller

U.S. Army soldiers in South Vietnam on March 16, 1968 massacred between 347 and 503 unarmed civilian men, women and children. Only one soldier, Lieutenant William Calley Jr., was convicted, found guilty of killing 22 villagers; he served 3.5 years under house arrest.

Originally from the movie Dodgeball, ESPN8: The Ocho Returns on ESPN2, Sunday, March 22

Colton Harris Moore aka Barefoot Bandit (born March 22, 1991) was charged with the theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars in property, including several small aircraft, boats, and multiple cars, all committed while still a teenager.

In 1972, artist Dieter Meier installed a commemorative plaque at the railway station in Kassel, Germany, which read: "On 23 March 1994, from 3 to 4 pm, Dieter Meier will stand on this plaque". He honored the promise 22 years later.

About the Dunblane school massacre on 13th March, 1996. It remains the deadliest mass shooting in British history. The shooting resulted in a UK ban of all cartridge ammunition handguns with the exception of .22 calibre single-shot weapons in England. It was the last school shooting in the UK.

Today (March 29th,1936) Adolf Hitler received a referendum which ratifies his illegal occupation of Rhineland 22 days after Germany's first act of aggression in WWII.

Covid 19 situation update for the EU/EEA, the UK, San Marino and Switzerland.

As of 11 March 2020, 17 430 cases have been reported in the EU/EEA and the UK: Italy (10 149), France (1 784), Spain (1 639), Germany (1 296), Netherlands (382), United Kingdom (373), Sweden (326), Norway (277), Belgium (267), Denmark (264), Austria (182), Greece (90), Iceland (70), Czech Republic (63), Portugal (41), Finland (40), Ireland (35), Slovenia (31), Romania (25), Poland (22), Croatia (13), Estonia (13), Hungary (12), Latvia (8), Luxembourg (7), Slovakia (7), Bulgaria (4), Malta (4), Lithuania (3), Cyprus (2) and Liechtenstein (1).

As of 11 March 2020, 711 deaths have been reported in the EU/EEA and the UK: Italy (631), Spain (35), France (33), United Kingdom (6), Netherlands (4) and Germany (2).