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|March 22nd, 2008||Event||The French Swimmer Alain Bernard sets the world record of 47.50 for the 100 m freestyle long course after winning the European LC Championships 2008.|
|March 22nd, 2006||Event||ETA, armed Basque separatist group, declares permanent ceasefire.|
|March 22nd, 2006||Event||BC Ferries M/V Queen of the North runs aground on Gil Island British Columbia and sinks; 101 on board, 2 presumed deaths.|
|March 22nd, 2006||Event||Three Christian Peacemaker Teams Hostages are freed by British forces in Baghdad after 118 days captivity and the death of their colleague, American Tom Fox.|
|March 22nd, 2004||Event||Ahmed Yassin, co-founder and leader of the Palestinian Sunni Islamist militant group Hamas, and bodyguards are killed in the Gaza Strip when hit by Israeli Air Force AH-64 Apache fired Hellfire missiles.|
|March 22nd, 1997||Event||Tara Lipinski, age 14 years and 10 months, becomes the youngest champion of the women s world figure skating competition.|
|March 22nd, 1997||Event||The Comet Hale-Bopp has its closest approach to earth.|
|March 22nd, 1995||Event||Cosmonaut Valeriy Polyakov returns after setting a record for 438 days in space.|
|March 22nd, 1993||Event||The Intel Corporation ships the first Pentium chips (80586), featuring a 60 MHz clock speed, 100+ MIPS, and a 64 bit data path.|
|March 22nd, 1989||Event||Clint Malarchuk of the Buffalo Sabres suffers a near-fatal injury when another player accidentally slits his throat.|
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