On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Scientist Joseph Priestley invents carbonated water.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs legislation allowing for the sale of beer and wine.
President Harry S. Truman orders that all federal employees undergo "loyalty checks" to root out communism in the government.
Bob Dylan releases his album Bringing It All Back Home, featuring his first songs using the electric guitar.
Born on This Day
Actress, Producer, Philanthropist / 1976 -
Reese Witherspoon was introduced to the world of acting at a young age. She has since won numerous awards and worldwide recognition for her film performances.
Born: March 22, 1976
Age: 37 years old
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Occupation: Actress, Producer, Philanthropist
Entrepreneur, Political Leader, Evangelist, Preacher, Talk Show Host / 1930 -
Pat Robertson is a television evangelist best known for founding the Christian Coalition, an influential conservative political organization.
1930 | 83 years old
Entrepreneur, Political Leader, ...
1930 | 83 years old
Born: March 22, 1931
Age: 82 years old
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor
1908 | 80 years old
1947 | 66 years old
Died on This Day
Died: March 22, 2001
Age: 90 years old
Place: Hollywood, California , United States
Occupation: Artist, Director, Producer, ...
1832 | 82 years old
Author, Playwright, Poet
Educator, Philosopher, Scholar, Theologian, Journalist / 1703 - 1758The sermons and writings of Jonathan Edwards helped to shape the course of Protestant theology before, during, and after The Great Awakening of 1740-1742.
1758 | 54 years old
Educator, Philosopher, Scholar, ...
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