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On this day: March 22

Published On: Mar 22 2013 06:51:21 AM EDT   Updated On: Mar 22 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

Thomas Jefferson becomes the first secretary of state, the Dachau concentration camp opens, The Beatles release their first album, and the Comet Hale-Bopp does a fly-by, all on this day.

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1622: Algonquian Indians kill 347 English settlers around Jamestown, Virginia, a quarter of the colony's population.


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