Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, March 22

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, March 22

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1638 Religious dissident Anne Hutchinson was expelled from the Massachusetts Bay Colony for defying Puritan orthodoxy.

1765 The British Parliament passed the Stamp Act to raise money from the American colonies, which fiercely resisted the tax. (The Stamp Act was repealed a year later.)

1859 The Citizen Passenger Railway Co. was granted a charter for construction and operation of the first street railway in Pittsburgh. The first track was laid on Penn Avenue from St. Clair (Sixth) Street to 26th Street.

1946 State police moved into areas around Westinghouse plants to enforce a court order limiting picketing in the 67-day strike of Westinghouse workers.

2011 NFL owners meeting in New Orleans voted to make all scoring plays reviewable by the replay official and referee; also, kickoffs would be moved up 5 yards to the 35-yard line. …

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