Today in History: Hockey’s first Stanley Cup championship game played


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Today is Friday, March 22, the 82nd day of 2024. There are 284 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 22, 1894, hockey’s first Stanley Cup championship game was played; home team Montreal Hockey Club defeated Ottawa Hockey Club, 3-1. On this date: In 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 (The Stamp Act was repealed a year later.) In 1882, President Chester A. Arthur signed a measure outlawing polygamy. In 1941, the Grand Coulee hydroelectric dam in Washington state officially went into...