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March 25th, 2006 (March 25 2006)EventCapitol Hill massacre: A gunman kills six people before taking his own life at a party in Seattle s Capitol Hill neighborhood.
March 25th, 2006 (March 25 2006)EventProtesters demanding a re-election in Belarus following the rigged Belarusian presidential election, 2006 clash with riot police. Opposition leader Aleksander Kozulin is among several protesters arrested.
March 25th, 1996 (March 25 1996)EventAn 81-day-long standoff between the anti-government group Montana Freemen and law enforcement near Jordan, Montana, begins.
March 25th, 1996 (March 25 1996)EventThe Labour Party is founded in Turkey.
March 25th, 1996 (March 25 1996)EventThe European Union s Veterinarian Committee bans the export of British beef and its by-products as a result of mad cow disease (BSE).
March 25th, 1992 (March 25 1992)EventCosmonaut Sergei Krikalev returns to Earth after a 10-month stay aboard the Mir space station.
March 25th, 1990 (March 25 1990)EventIn The Bronx, a fire at an illegal social club called "Happy Land" kills 87 people.
March 25th, 1988 (March 25 1988)EventThe Candle demonstration in Bratislava is the first mass demonstration of the 1980s against the communist regime in Czechoslovakia.
March 25th, 1979 (March 25 1979)EventThe first fully functional space shuttle orbiter, The Columbia, is delivered to the John F. Kennedy Space Center to be prepared for its first launch.John F. Kennedy Quotes
March 25th, 1975 (March 25 1975)EventFaisal of Saudi Arabia is shot and killed by a mentally ill nephew.
March 25th, 1971 (March 25 1971)EventBangladesh Liberation War: Beginning of Operation Searchlight of Pakistan Army against East Pakistani civilians.
March 25th, 1969 (March 25 1969)EventDuring their honeymoon, John Lennon and Yoko Ono hold their first Bed-In for Peace in the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel (until March 31).John Lennon Quotes
March 25th, 1965 (March 25 1965)EventCivil rights activists led by Martin Luther King, Jr. successfully complete their 4-day 50-mile march from Selma to the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama.Martin Luther Quotes
March 25th, 1958 (March 25 1958)EventCanada s Avro Arrow makes its first flight.
March 25th, 1957 (March 25 1957)EventThe European Economic Community is established (West Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg).
March 25th, 1955 (March 25 1955)EventUnited States Customs seizes copies of Allen Ginsberg s poem "Howl" as obscene.Tom Ze Quotes
March 25th, 1949 (March 25 1949)EventThe extensive deportation campaign known as March deportation is conducted in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to force collectivisation by way of terror. The Soviet authorities deported more than 92,000 people from Baltics to remote areas of the Soviet Union.
March 25th, 1947 (March 25 1947)EventAn explosion in a coalmine in Centralia, Illinois kills 111.
March 25th, 1941 (March 25 1941)EventThe Kingdom of Yugoslavia joins the Axis powers with the signing of the Tripartite Pact.
March 25th, 1939 (March 25 1939)EventCardinal Eugenio Pacelli becomes Pope Pius XII.
March 25th, 1931 (March 25 1931)EventThe Scottsboro Boys are arrested in Alabama and charged with rape.
March 25th, 1918 (March 25 1918)EventThe Belarusian People s Republic is established.
March 25th, 1917 (March 25 1917)EventThe Georgian Orthodox Church restores its autocephaly abolished by Imperial Russia in 1811.
March 25th, 1911 (March 25 1911)EventIn New York City, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire kills 146 garment workers.
March 25th, 1908 (March 25 1908)EventClube Atletico Mineiro, Founded in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
March 25th, 1903 (March 25 1903)EventRacing Club de Avellaneda, one of the big five of Argentina, is founded.
March 25th, 1894 (March 25 1894)EventCoxey s Army, the first significant American protest march, departs Massillon, Ohio for Washington D.C.
March 25th, 1865 (March 25 1865)EventAmerican Civil War: In Virginia, Confederate forces capture Fort Stedman from the Union in a bloody battle.
March 25th, 1821 (March 25 1821)Event(Julian Calendar) Greeks revolt against the Ottoman Empire, beginning the Greek War of Independence. Julian Quotes
March 25th, 1811 (March 25 1811)EventPercy Bysshe Shelley is expelled from the University of Oxford for his publication of the pamphlet The Necessity of Atheism.Percy Bysshe Shelley Quotes
March 25th, 1807 (March 25 1807)EventThe Slave Trade Act becomes law, abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire.
March 25th, 1807 (March 25 1807)EventThe Swansea and Mumbles Railway, then known as the Oystermouth Railway, becomes the first passenger carrying railway in the world.
March 25th, 1802 (March 25 1802)EventThe Treaty of Amiens is signed as a "Definitive Treaty of Peace" between France and the Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
March 25th, 1655 (March 25 1655)EventSaturn s largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens.Christian Huygens Quotes
March 25th, 1634 (March 25 1634)EventThe first settlers arrive in Maryland.
March 25th, 1584 (March 25 1584)EventSir Walter Raleigh is granted a patent to exploit Virginia.Sir Walter Raleigh Quotes
March 25th, 1409 (March 25 1409)EventThe Council of Pisa opens.
March 25th, 1306 (March 25 1306)EventRobert the Bruce becomes King of Scotland.
March 25th, 1199 (March 25 1199)EventRichard I is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France which leads to his death on April 6.

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