On This Day in History for March 25 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 142 of 142

  • 1964 Egypt ends state of siege (1952-64)

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1965 Martin Luther King Jr. led 25,000 to state capitol in Montgomery, Al

Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 1965 West German Bondsdag extends war crimes retribution
  • 1966 US Supreme court rules "poll tax" unconstitutional
  • 1967 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967 Who & Cream make US debut at Murray the K's Easter Show
  • 1968 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1968 Members of the Derry Housing Action Committee (DHAC) disrupt a meeting of Londonderry Corporation to protest at the lack of housing provision in the city, Northern Ireland
  • 1969 Andes Pact signed in Peru
  • 1969 Pakistan Gen Agha Mohammed Jagja Khan succeeds Ayub Chan as pres
  • 1969 Ian Paisley and Ronald Bunting, loyalists in Northern Ireland are jailed for organising an illegal counter demonstration in Armagh on 30 November 1968
  • 1970 Concorde makes its 1st supersonic flight (700 MPH/1,127 KPH)
  • 1971 European council accepts Mansholt plan laying off 5 million farmers

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1971 James Callaghan speaks at a rally of the Northern Ireland labour movement, but rejects calls for the Labour Party to open membership to those living in N. Ireland

British Prime Minister James Callaghan
British Prime Minister
James Callaghan
  • 1973 27th Tony Awards: That Championship Season & Little Night Music win
  • 1973 Majid Khan & Mushtaq Mohammad both out for 99 in Test v Eng
  • 1976 Argentine milt junta bans leftist political parties
  • 1979 Major riot at Bourda prevents day's play in WSC Supertest
  • 1983 Christa Rothenburger skates world record 500 m ladies (39.69 sec)
  • 1983 Pavel Pegov skates world record 1000m (1:12.58)
  • 1985 Edwin Meese III takes office as US Attorney General
  • 1986 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Geneva won by Brian Boitano (USA)
  • 1986 Supreme Court rules Air Force could ban wearing of yarmulkes
  • 1987 Supreme Court rules women/minorities may get jobs if less qualified
  • 1988 NASA launches space vehicle S-206
  • 1990 Fire in illegal NYC social club, kills 87
  • 1991 Nigerian crude becomes competitive in US Gulf Coast as Nigeria cuts crude prices
  • 1992 British scientists find new largest perfect # (2 756839 -1 * 2 756839)
  • 1992 Imran Khan scores 72 & takes 1-43 off 6 2 overs in last ODI
  • 1992 Pakistan defeats England by 22 runs to win World Cup
  • 1992 Russian manned space craft TM-14, lands
  • 1992 Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev returns to Earth after a 10-month stay aboard the Mir space station.
  • 1994 Gunda Niemann skates ladies world record 3 km (4:09.32)
  • 1994 Yasunori Miyabe skates world record 1000 m (1:12.37)
  • 1996 Comet C/1996 B2 (Hyakutake) approaches within 0.1018 AUs of Earth
  • 1996 Freedom Shoemakers on Maryport's Solway Estate closes
  • 1996 Ice Pairs Championship at Edmonton won by Eltsova & Bushkov (RUS)
  • 1996 US issues newly-redesigned $100 bill
  • 1996 The European Union's Veterinarian Committee bans the export of British beef and its by-products as a result of "mad cow disease" (BSE).
  • 2006 Capitol Hill massacre: A gunman kills six people before taking his own life at a party in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood.
  • 2006 Protesters demanding a re-election in Belarus following the rigged Belarusian presidential election, 2006 clash with riot police. Opposition leader Aleksander Kozulin is among several protesters arrested.
  • 2016 Suicide attack during a football match in Iskandariya, Iraq kills at least 32 people, ISIS claim responsibility

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