March 25 is the 84th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (85th in Leap years). There are 281 days remaining.
- 708 - Constantine is consecrated Pope
- 1306 - Robert the Bruce becomes King of Scotland
- 1409 - The Council of Pisa[?] opens.
- 1634 - The first settlers arrive in Maryland (led by Lord Baltimore[?])
- 1655 - Saturn's largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens.
- 1802 - The Treaty of Amiens is signed as a "Definitive Treaty of Peace" between France and Great Britain[?].
- 1807 - The Slave Trade Act[?] becomes law abolishing slavery in the Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland[?].
- 1821 - Greece declares its independence from the Ottoman Empire, beginning the Greek War of Independence.
- 1865 - American Civil War: In Virginia, Confederate forces capture Fort Stedman[?] from the Union.
- 1894 - Coxey's Army, the first significant American protest march, departs Massillon, Ohio for Washington D.C..
- 1901 - At the five-day "Week of Nice" race in Nice, France, Mercedes wins its first racing victory.
- 1911 - In New York City the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire kills 146 garment workers.
- 1924 - Greece proclaims it is a republic.
- 1931 - The Scottsboro Boys[?] are arrested in Alabama and charged with rape.
- 1941 - Yugoslavia joins the Axis powers
- 1947 - A coalmine[?] explosion in Centralia, Illinois kills 111.
- 1955 - United States Customs seizes Allen Ginsberg's Howl as obscene
- 1957 - The Common Market is established (West Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg).
- 1965 - Civil rights activists led by Martin Luther King, Jr. begin march from Selma to the capitol in Montgomery.
- 1969 - During their honeymoon, John Lennon and Yoko Ono hold a bed-in for peace in the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel (until March 31).
- 1975 - Faisal of Saudi Arabia is shot and killed by a nephew with a history of mental illness.
- 1979 - The first fully functional space shuttle orbiter, Columbia, was delivered to the John F. Kennedy Space Center to be prepared for its first launch.
- 1990 - In New York City, a fire at an illegal social club[?] called "Happy Land[?]" kills 87.
- 1992 - Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev[?] returns to Earth a 10-month stay aboard the Mir space station.
- 1996 - An 81-day long standoff between antigovernment Freemen[?] in Jordan, Montana and federal officers begins.
- 2003 - Breadmen's, a restaurant in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, receives a 95% cleanliness rating from the state inspector.
- 1741 - Jean Antoine Houdon, sculptor (+ 1828)
- 1803 - Ralph Waldo Emerson, essayist (+ 1882)
- 1863 - Simon Flexner, pathologist who isolated 1899 a common strain (Shigella dysenteriae[?]) of dysentery bacillus[?] (+ 1946)
- 1867 - Arturo Toscanini, conductor (+ 1957)
- 1881 - Béla Bartók, composer (+ 1945)
- 1881 - Mary Gladys Webb[?], writer (+ 1927)
- 1886 - Patriarch Athenagoras (+ 1972)
- 1908 - Helmut Käutner[?], actor and film director (+ 1980)
- 1908 - David Lean, film director (+ 1991)
- 1911 - Jack Ruby, killer of Lee Harvey Oswald (+ 1967)
- 1918 - Howard Cosell[?], attorney, lecturer, sports journalist (+ 1995)
- 1921 - Simone Signoret, actress (+ 1985)
- 1925 - Flannery O'Connor, author (+ 1964)
- 1928 - Jim Lovell[?], astronaut
- 1935 - Gloria Steinem[?], feminist, author
- 1938 - Hoyt Axton[?], musician, actor (+ 1999)
- 1942 - Aretha Franklin, singer
- 1947 - Elton John, musician
- 1965 - Sarah Jessica Parker, actress
- 1976 - Juvenile, singer
- Annunciation[?] - this is nine months before Christmas day.
- Traditional date of the start of the new year in Britain, until the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752 (called Lady Day - see above).
- Greek Independence Day.
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