- 31 1st Easter, according to calendar-maker Dionysius Exiguus
- 1609 Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co
- 1807 British Parliament abolishes slave trade throughout the British Empire; a penalty of £120 per slave is introduced for slave ship captains.
- 1895 Italian troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
- 1960 1st guided missile launched from nuclear powered sub (Halibut)
RCA manufactures 1st color TV set (12½" screen at $1,000)
On March 25, 1954