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Importance of 25th March in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 25th March special in the world history.

1987
Death of Emlyn Williams, Welsh born actor and playwright.
Great Britain
1969
Death of Billy Cotton, British bandleader and entertainer
Great Britain
1965
The Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights march led by Martin Luther King was completed.
United States
1958
Canada’s ‘Avro Arrow’ made its first flight .
Canada
1957
Treaty of Rome, forming the European Common Market, signed by France, West Germany, Italy, Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg.
1918
Death of Claude Debussy, French composer.
France
1908
Birth of David Lean, British film director 90.
Great Britain
1908
Birth of Helmut Käutner, German actor and director .
Germany
1881
Birth of Béla Bartók, composer
Hungary
1809
Death of Anna Seward, the Swan of Litchfield, British poet.
Great Britain
1807
The Oystermouth Railway, later renamed the Swansea and Mumbles Railway became the first railway in the world to carry passengers.
Great Britain
1807
Parliament passes Act prohibiting slavery and the importation of slaves from 1808 – but does not prohibit colonial slavery
Great Britain
1741
The first children were admitted to the Foundling Hospital, founded by Thomas Coram.
Great Britain
1736
Death of Nicholas Hawksmoor, architect
Great Britain
1409
The Council of Pisa began, in an attempt to end the Western Schism that had split the Catholic Church
Italy
1306
Robert the Bruce crowned King Robert I of Scots
Great Britain
1259
Andronikos II, Emperor of Byzantium was born. Andronikos III was also, coincidentally, born on March 25th too.
Turkey
421
According to legend the date Venice was founded.
Italy
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