On this day in ...
... 2009 (today), is celebrated Mothering Sunday by many in in Britain, Ireland, and Nigeria. The day was founded as a religious holiday. "Traditionally, it was a day when children, mainly daughters, who had gone to work as domestic servants were given a day off to visit their mother and family," according to the BBC. "Today it is a day when children give presents, flowers, and home-made cards to their mothers."
... 1882, Congress outlawed polygamy by passing the Edmunds Act. Just 1 day after the 3-year anniversary of this date, rejecting a challenge "brought by certain Mormon citizens of Utah," the Supreme Court held that the ban on plural marriage was constitutional.
(Prior March 22 posts are here and here.)