Day in history: March 25In A.D. 752, Pope Stephen II died...


March 25, 1996

Day in history: March 25

In A.D. 752, Pope Stephen II died, only two days after his election.

In 1634, Maryland was founded by English colonists sent by the second Lord Baltimore.

In 1894, Jacob S. Coxey begin leading an army of unemployed from Massillon, Ohio, to Washington, D.C. to demand help from the federal goverment.

In 1911, 146 immigrant workers were killed when fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. In New York.

In 1918, French composer Claude Debussy died in Paris

In 1957, the Treaty of Rome established the European Economic Community

In 1965, tyhe Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led 25,000 marchers to the state Capitol in Montgomery, Ala., to protest the denial of voting rights to blacks.

In 1975, King Faisal of Saudi Arabia was shot to death by a nephew who had history of mental illness.

Pub Date: 3/25/96

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