On March 22, 1972, the Senate approved the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which banned discrimination on the basis of sex. The amendment fell three states shy of ratification and was never ratified. Read our full article for the 90-year history of the proposed amendment.
Andrew Lloyd Webber was born in London on March 22, 1948. Considered one of the most successful contemporary composers, he has consistently created works that garner international appeal and success. He has created scores for "The Phantom of the Opera," "Evita" and other highly successful productions, and earned several awards to commemorate his musical achievements. Read our full profile.