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MARCH 22

Sports Figures
1952 Bob Costas (New York-born Sports Broadcast Journalist) New York Sports Figures Sports Television
1972 Shawn Bradley (American Professional Basketball Player) Basketball
1974 Marcus Camby (Connecticut-born African-American Professional Basketball Player) Connecticut Sports Figures Basketball Notable African Americans
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1841 England's Orlando Jones Patents Cornstarch Great Britain Foods & Nutrition Patents & Trademarks U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
1851 In Oregon, the Portland Washingtonian Total Abstinence Society Holds Its First Meeting Portland, Oregon Drug and Alcohol Abuse SalemOregon.com
1859 Earthquake Kills 5,000 in Quito, Ecuador, Destroys Many Landmark Buildings Quito, Ecuador Earthquakes Death History Channel
1893 Smith Freshmen 5, Sophomores 4 in First Official Women's Basketball Game Massachusetts Women Basketball Historic Firsts Smith College
1894 Montreal Amateur Athletic Association Defeats the Ottawa Generals to Win the First Stanley Cup Canada Hockey Historic Firsts The Stanley Cup New York Times History Channel
1934 The First Masters Golf Tournament Is Held in Augusta, Georgia Georgia Historic Firsts Masters Golf Tournament University of Georgia
1973 Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova Play the First of 80 Matches Against Each Other Martina Navratilova Chris Evert American Women Sports Figures Tennis New York Times
1994 The NFL Adds the Two-point Conversion as an Option After Touchdowns Football NFL New York Times
1997 Tara Lipinski Is the Youngest Women's World Figure Skating Champion (14y 10m) Pennsylvania Sports Figures Figure Skating Historic Firsts Official Web Site New York Times

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