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Monday, March 25, 2013

March 25 - The Day in History

March 25 : General Interest
1911: Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in New York City

In one of the darkest moments of America's industrial history, the Triangle Shirtwaist Company factory in New York City burns down, killing 145 workers, on this day in 1911... read more


American Revolution
1774 : Parliament passes the Boston Port Act
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/parliament-passes-the-boston-port-act

Automotive
1982 : Star driver Danica Patrick born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/star-driver-danica-patrick-born

Civil War
1865 : Confederates attack Fort Stedman, Virginia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/battle-of-fort-stedman-virginia

Cold War
1946 : Soviets announce withdrawal from Iran
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-announce-withdrawal-from-iran

Crime
1932 : Verdict is announced in Scottsboro case
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/verdict-is-announced-in-scottsboro-case

Disaster
1911 : Fire kills 145 at Triangle Shirtwaist factory
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fire-kills-145-at-triangle-shirtwaist-factory

General Interest
1634 : The settlement of Maryland
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-settlement-of-maryland
1957 : Common Market founded
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/common-market-founded
1975 : King Faisal assassinated
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/king-faisal-assassinated
1994 : Last U.S. troops depart Somalia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/last-us-troops-depart-somalia

Hollywood
2001 : Icelandic pop singer Bjork makes splash at the Oscars
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/icelandic-pop-singer-bjork-makes-splash-at-the-oscars

Literary
1955 : U.S. Customs seizes Howl
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-customs-seizes-howl

Music
1983 : The Motown "family" stages a bittersweet reunion performance
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-motown-quotfamilyquot-stages-a-bittersweet-reunion-performance

Old West
1879 : Cheyenne Chief Little Wolf surrenders
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cheyenne-chief-little-wolf-surrenders

Presidential
1933 : USS Sequoia becomes presidential yacht
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/uss-sequoia-becomes-presidential-yacht

Sports
1958 : Sugar Ray defeats Basilio for middleweight title
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sugar-ray-defeats-basilio-for-middleweight-title

Vietnam War
1967 : Martin Luther King leads march against the war
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/martin-luther-king-leads-march-against-the-war
1968 : Johnson meets with the "Wise Men"
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/johnson-meets-with-wise-men

World War I
1918 : Belarusian Peoples' Republic established
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/belarusian-peoples-republic-established

World War II
1941 : Yugoslavia joins the Axis
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/yugoslavia-joins-the-axis
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