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Saturday, March 25, 2017

This was 84th day of the year and 281 days remained in the year.

in history
1634
Maryland was founded by settlers sent by the late Lord Baltimore.
1894
Jacob Sechler Coxey and his "army" of unemployed men began their march from Ohio to Washington, DC.
1911
A fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. in New York City killed 145 workers.
1931
The Scottsboro boys were arrested in Alabama.
1934
Horton Smith won the first Masters golf tournament at Augusta National in Georgia.
1957
The European Economic Community was established by the Treaty of Rome.
1965
The 25,000-person Alabama Freedom March to protest the denial of voting rights to blacks, led by Martin Luther King Jr., ended its journey from Selma on the steps of the State Capitol in Montgomery, Ala.
1975
King Faisal of Saudi Arabia was shot and killed by his nephew.
1994
U.S. troops withdrew from Somalia.
March 25 BirthdaysGutzon Borglum(John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum), 1867–1941, American sculptor, b. Idaho; son of a Danish physician and rancher.
Howard Cosellsports commentator
Aretha Franklinsoul singer
Flannery O'Connorauthor
Elton Johnmusician, singer, songwriter
Bela Bartokcomposer
Arturo Toscaniniconductor
Simone Signoretactress
Gloria Steinemjournalist and feminist
Sarah Jessica Parkeractress



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