There is a discrepancy on if he died Sunday, March 21, or Monday, March 22. Different sources are reporting both dates, but the news did break on March 22, or 3/22, like 322.
He either died on his 228th day of his age, or 228 days after his birthday.
The number 228 is associated with death.
In the U.S., the only born citizen with a holiday, MLK Jr., earned it through ‘death’.