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March
March
25 is the 84th day of the year (85th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 281 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Wednesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Monday or Tuesday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Thursday or Saturday (56).

Contents

1 Events 2 Births 3 Deaths 4 Holidays and observances 5 References 6 External links

Events[edit]

708
708
Pope Constantine
Pope Constantine
succeeds Pope Sisinnius as the 88th pope. 717
717
Theodosius III
Theodosius III
resigns the throne to the Byzantine Empire
Byzantine Empire
to enter the clergy. 919
919
– Romanos Lekapenos seizes the Boukoleon Palace
Boukoleon Palace
in Constantinople
Constantinople
and becomes regent of the Byzantine emperor Constantine VII. 1000
1000
Fatimid
Fatimid
caliph al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah assassinates the eunuch chief minister Barjawan and assumes control of the government. 1199
1199
– Richard I is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France, leading to his death on April
April
6. 1306 Robert the Bruce
Robert the Bruce
becomes King of Scots (Scotland). 1409 – The Council of Pisa
Council of Pisa
opens. 1555
1555
– The city of Valencia is founded in present-day Venezuela. 1576
1576
– Jerome Savage takes out a sub-lease to start the Newington Butts Theatre outside London. 1584
1584
– Sir Walter Raleigh
Walter Raleigh
is granted a patent to colonize Virginia. 1655
1655
– Saturn's largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christiaan Huygens. 1802
1802
– The Treaty of Amiens
Treaty of Amiens
is signed as a "Definitive Treaty of Peace" between France
France
and the United Kingdom. 1807
1807
– The Slave Trade Act becomes law, abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire. 1807
1807
– The Swansea and Mumbles Railway, then known as the Oystermouth Railway, becomes the first passenger-carrying railway in the world. 1811
1811
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley
is expelled from the University of Oxford for publishing the pamphlet The Necessity of Atheism. 1821
1821
– Traditional date of the start of the Greek War of Independence. The war had actually begun on 23 February
February
1821
1821
(Julian calendar). 1845
1845
– New Zealand Legislative Council pass the first Militia Act constituting the New Zealand Army[1]. 1865
1865
– American Civil War: In Virginia, Confederate forces temporarily capture Fort Stedman from the Union. 1894
1894
– Coxey's Army, the first significant American protest march, departs Massillon, Ohio
Massillon, Ohio
for Washington, D.C. 1911
1911
– In New York City, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire
kills 146 garment workers. 1917
1917
– The Georgian Orthodox Church
Georgian Orthodox Church
restores its autocephaly abolished by Imperial Russia
Imperial Russia
in 1811. 1918
1918
– The Belarusian People's Republic
Belarusian People's Republic
is established. 1924
1924
– On the anniversary of Greek Independence, Alexandros Papanastasiou proclaims the Second Hellenic Republic. 1931
1931
– The Scottsboro Boys
Scottsboro Boys
are arrested in Alabama
Alabama
and charged with rape. 1941
1941
– The Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Kingdom of Yugoslavia
joins the Axis powers
Axis powers
with the signing of the Tripartite Pact. 1947
1947
– An explosion in a coal mine in Centralia, Illinois
Centralia, Illinois
kills 111. 1948
1948
– The first successful tornado forecast predicts that a tornado will strike Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. 1949
1949
– More than 92,000 kulaks are suddenly deported from the Baltic states to Siberia. 1957
1957
United States Customs
United States Customs
seizes copies of Allen Ginsberg's poem "Howl" on obscenity grounds. 1957
1957
– The European Economic Community
European Economic Community
is established with West Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg
Luxembourg
as the first members. 1965
1965
– Civil rights activists led by Martin Luther King Jr. successfully complete their 4-day 50-mile march from Selma to the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama. 1969
1969
– During their honeymoon, John Lennon
John Lennon
and Yoko Ono
Yoko Ono
hold their first Bed-In
Bed-In
for Peace at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel (until March
March
31). 1971
1971
– Bangladesh Liberation War: Beginning of Operation Searchlight by the Pakistan Armed Forces against East Pakistani civilians. 1971
1971
– The Army of the Republic of Vietnam
Army of the Republic of Vietnam
abandon an attempt to cut off the Ho Chi Minh trail
Ho Chi Minh trail
in Laos. 1975
1975
Faisal of Saudi Arabia
Faisal of Saudi Arabia
is shot and killed by a mentally ill nephew. 1979
1979
– The first fully functional Space Shuttle
Space Shuttle
orbiter, Columbia, is delivered to the John F. Kennedy Space Center
John F. Kennedy Space Center
to be prepared for its first launch. 1988
1988
– The Candle demonstration in Bratislava
Candle demonstration in Bratislava
is the first mass demonstration of the 1980s against the communist regime in Czechoslovakia. 1995
1995
– WikiWikiWeb, the world's first wiki, and part of the Portland Pattern Repository, is made public by Ward Cunningham. 1996
1996
– The European Union's Veterinarian Committee bans the export of British beef and its by-products as a result of mad cow disease (Bovine spongiform encephalopathy). 2006
2006
– Capitol Hill massacre: A gunman kills six people before taking his own life at a party in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. 2006
2006
– Protesters demanding a new election in Belarus, following the rigged Belarusian presidential election, 2006, clash with riot police. Opposition leader Aleksander Kozulin is among several protesters arrested.

Births[edit]

1252 – Conradin, Duke of Swabia (d. 1268) 1259
1259
– Andronikos II Palaiologos, Byzantine emperor (d. 1332) 1297 – Andronikos III Palaiologos, Byzantine emperor (d. 1341) 1297 – Arnošt of Pardubice, Polish archbishop (d. 1364) 1345
1345
Blanche of Lancaster
Blanche of Lancaster
(d. 1369) 1347
1347
– Catherine of Siena, Italian philosopher, theologian, and saint (d. 1380) 1404 – John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (d. 1444) 1414 – Thomas Clifford, 8th Baron de Clifford, English noble (d. 1455) 1434 – Eustochia Smeralda Calafato, Italian saint (d. 1485) 1453
1453
Giuliano de' Medici
Giuliano de' Medici
(d. 1478) 1479 Vasili III of Russia
Vasili III of Russia
(d. 1533) 1491 Marie d'Albret, Countess of Rethel
Marie d'Albret, Countess of Rethel
(d. 1549) 1510
1510
– Guillaume Postel, French linguist (d. 1581) 1538
1538
– Christopher Clavius, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1612) 1541
1541
Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany
Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany
(d. 1587) 1545
1545
John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg
John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg
(d. 1622) 1546
1546
– Giacomo Castelvetro, Italian writer (d. 1616) 1593
1593
– Jean de Brébeuf, French-Canadian missionary and saint (d. 1649) 1611
1611
– Evliya Çelebi, Ottoman Turk traveller and writer (d. 1682) 1636
1636
– Henric Piccardt, Dutch lawyer (d. 1712) 1643
1643
– Louis Moréri, French priest and scholar (d. 1680) 1661
1661
– Paul de Rapin, French soldier and historian (d. 1725) 1699
1699
– Johann Adolph Hasse, German singer-songwriter (d. 1783) 1741
1741
– Jean-Antoine Houdon, French sculptor and educator (d. 1828) 1745
1745
– John Barry (naval officer), American naval officer and father of the American navy (d. 1803) 1767
1767
– Joachim Murat, French general (d. 1815) 1782
1782
– Caroline Bonaparte, French daughter of Carlo Buonaparte
Carlo Buonaparte
(d. 1839) 1800
1800
– Ernst Heinrich Karl von Dechen, German geologist and academic (d. 1889) 1808
1808
– José de Espronceda, Spanish poet and author (d. 1842) 1824
1824
– Clinton L. Merriam, American banker and politician (d. 1900) 1840
1840
– Myles Keogh, Irish-American colonel (d. 1876) 1863
1863
– Simon Flexner, American physician and academic (d. 1946) 1867
1867
– Gutzon Borglum, American sculptor, designed Mount Rushmore (d. 1941) 1867
1867
– Arturo Toscanini, Italian-American cellist and conductor (d. 1957) 1868
1868
– Bill Lockwood, English cricketer (d. 1932) 1871
1871
– Louis Perrée, French fencer (d. 1924) 1872
1872
– Horatio Nelson Jackson, American race car driver and physician (d. 1955) 1873
1873
– Rudolf Rocker, German-American author and activist (d. 1958) 1876
1876
– Irving Baxter, American jumper and pole vaulter (d. 1957) 1877
1877
– Walter Little, Canadian politician (d. 1961) 1878
1878
– František Janda-Suk, Czech discus thrower and shot putter (d. 1955) 1879
1879
– Amedee Reyburn, American swimmer and water polo player (d. 1920) 1881
1881
– Béla Bartók, Hungarian pianist and composer (d. 1945) 1881
1881
– Patrick Henry Bruce, American painter and educator (d. 1936) 1881
1881
– Mary Webb, English author and poet (d. 1927) 1893
1893
– Johannes Villemson, Estonian runner (d. 1971) 1895
1895
– Siegfried Handloser, German general and physician (d. 1954) 1897
1897
– Leslie Averill, New Zealand doctor and soldier (d. 1981) 1899
1899
– François Rozet, French-Canadian actor (d. 1994) 1901
1901
– Ed Begley, American actor (d. 1970) 1903
1903
– Binnie Barnes, English-American actress (d. 1998) 1903
1903
– Frankie Carle, American pianist and bandleader (d. 2001) 1903
1903
– Nahum Norbert Glatzer, Ukrainian-American theologian and scholar (d. 1990) 1904
1904
– Pete Johnson, American boogie-woogie and jazz pianist (d. 1967) 1905
1905
– Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim, German colonel (d. 1944) 1906
1906
– Jean Sablon, French singer and actor (d. 1994) 1906
1906
– A. J. P. Taylor, English historian and academic (d. 1990) 1908
1908
– David Lean, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1991) 1910
1910
– Magda Olivero, Italian soprano (d. 2014) 1910
1910
– Benzion Netanyahu, Polish-Israeli historian and academic (d. 2012) 1912
1912
– Melita Norwood, English civil servant and spy (d. 2005) 1912
1912
– Jean Vilar, French actor and director (d. 1971) 1913
1913
– Reo Stakis, Cypriot-Scottish businessman, founded Stakis Hotels (d. 2001) 1914
1914
– Norman Borlaug, American agronomist and humanitarian, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2009) 1915
1915
– Dorothy Squires, Welsh singer (d. 1998) 1916
1916
– S. M. Pandit, Indian painter and educator (d. 1993) 1918
1918
– Howard Cosell, American soldier, journalist, and author (d. 1995) 1920
1920
– Paul Scott, English author, poet, and playwright (d. 1978) 1920
1920
– Patrick Troughton, English actor (d. 1987) 1920
1920
– Usha Mehta, Gandhian and freedom fighter of India (d. 2000) 1921
1921
– Nancy Kelly, American actress (d. 1995) 1921
1921
– Simone Signoret, Jewish French actress (d. 1985) 1922
1922
– Eileen Ford, American businesswoman, co-founded Ford Models (d. 2014) 1923
1923
– Bonnie Guitar, American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1923
1923
– Wim van Est, Dutch cyclist (d. 2003) 1924
1924
– Roberts Blossom, American actor (d. 2011) 1924
1924
– Machiko Kyō, Japanese actress 1925
1925
– Flannery O'Connor, American short story writer and novelist (d. 1964) 1925
1925
– Anthony Quinton, Baron Quinton, English physician and philosopher (d. 2010) 1926
1926
– Riz Ortolani, Italian composer and conductor (d. 2014) 1926
1926
– László Papp, Hungarian boxer (d. 2003) 1926
1926
– Jaime Sabines, Mexican poet and politician (d. 1999) 1926
1926
– Gene Shalit, American journalist and critic 1927
1927
– P. Shanmugam, Indian politician, 13th Chief Minister of Puducherry (d. 2013) 1928
1928
– Jim Lovell, American captain, pilot, and astronaut 1928
1928
– Gunnar Nielsen, Danish runner and typographer (d. 1985) 1928
1928
– Hans Steinbrenner, German sculptor (d. 2008) 1929
1929
– Cecil Taylor, American pianist and composer (d. 2018) 1930
1930
– David Burge, American pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 2013) 1930
1930
– Carlo Mauri, Italian mountaineer and explorer (d. 1982) 1930
1930
– Rudy Minarcin, American baseball player and coach (d. 2013) 1931
1931
– Humphrey Burton, English radio and television host 1932
1932
– Penelope Gilliatt, English novelist, short story writer, and critic (d. 1993) 1932
1932
– Wes Santee, American runner (d. 2010) 1934
1934
– Johnny Burnette, American singer-songwriter (d. 1964) 1934
1934
– Bernard King, Australian actor and chef (d. 2002) 1934
1934
– Karlheinz Schreiber, German-Canadian businessman 1934
1934
– Gloria Steinem, American feminist activist, co-founded the Women's Media Center 1935
1935
– Gabriel Elorde, Filipino boxer (d. 1985) 1936
1936
– Carl Kaufmann, American-German sprinter (d. 2008) 1937
1937
– Tom Monaghan, American businessman, founded Domino's Pizza 1938
1938
– Hoyt Axton, American singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1999) 1938
1938
– Daniel Buren, French sculptor and painter 1938
1938
– Fritz d'Orey, Brazilian race car driver 1939
1939
– Toni Cade Bambara, American author, academic, and activist (d. 1995) 1939
1939
– D. C. Fontana, American screenwriter and producer 1941
1941
– Gudmund Hernes, Norwegian sociologist and politician, Norwegian Minister of Education and Research 1942
1942
– Aretha Franklin, American singer-songwriter and pianist 1942
1942
– Richard O'Brien, English actor and screenwriter 1942
1942
– Kim Woodburn, English television host 1943
1943
– Paul Michael Glaser, American actor and director 1945
1945
– Leila Diniz, Brazilian actress (d. 1972) 1946
1946
– Cliff Balsom, English footballer 1946
1946
– Daniel Bensaïd, French philosopher and author (d. 2010) 1946
1946
– Stephen Hunter, American author and critic 1946
1946
– Maurice Krafft, French volcanologist (d. 1991) 1947
1947
– Richard Cork, English historian and critic 1947
1947
– Elton John, English singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, and actor 1948
1948
– Bonnie Bedelia, American actress 1948
1948
– Michael Stanley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1949
1949
– Ronnie Flanagan, Northern Irish Chief Constable (Royal Irish Constabulary, Police Service of Northern Ireland) 1950
1950
– Chuck Greenberg, American saxophonist, songwriter, and producer (d. 1995) 1950
1950
– Ronnie McDowell, American singer-songwriter 1950
1950
– David Paquette, American-New Zealander pianist 1951
1951
– Jumbo Tsuruta, Japanese wrestler (d. 2000) 1952
1952
– Stephen Dorrell, English soldier and politician, Secretary of State for Health 1952
1952
– Antanas Mockus, Colombian mathematician, philosopher, and politician, Mayor of Bogotá 1953
1953
– Robert Fox, English producer and manager 1953
1953
– Vesna Pusić, Croatian sociologist and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia 1953
1953
– Haroon Rasheed, Pakistani cricketer and coach 1954
1954
– Thom Loverro, American journalist and author 1955
1955
– Daniel Boulud, French chef and author 1955
1955
– Lee Mazzilli, American baseball player, coach, and manager 1957
1957
– Christina Boxer, English runner and journalist 1957
1957
– Jonathan Michie, English economist and academic 1957
1957
– Aleksandr Puchkov, Russian hurdler 1957
1957
– Jim Uhls, American screenwriter and producer 1958
1958
– Lorna Brown, Canadian artist, curator, and writer 1958
1958
– Susie Bright, American journalist, author, and critic 1958
1958
– Sisy Chen, Taiwanese journalist and politician 1958
1958
– María Caridad Colón, Cuban javelin thrower and shot putter 1958
1958
– John Ensign, American physician and politician 1958
1958
– Ray Tanner, American baseball player and coach 1958
1958
– Åsa Torstensson, Swedish politician, 3rd Swedish Minister for Infrastructure 1960
1960
– Steve Norman, English saxophonist, songwriter, and producer 1960
1960
– Peter O'Brien, Australian actor 1960
1960
– Brenda Strong, American actress 1961
1961
– Mark Brooks, American golfer 1962
1962
– Marcia Cross, American actress 1962
1962
– David Nuttall, English lawyer and politician 1963
1963
– Karen Bruce, English dancer and choreographer 1963
1963
– Velle Kadalipp, Estonian architect 1963
1963
– Andrew O'Connor, British actor, comedian, magician, television presenter and executive producer 1964
1964
– René Meulensteen, Dutch footballer and coach 1964
1964
– Ken Wregget, Canadian ice hockey player 1964
1964
– Norm Duke, American bowler 1965
1965
– Avery Johnson, American basketball player and coach 1965
1965
– Stefka Kostadinova, Bulgarian high jumper 1965
1965
– Sarah Jessica Parker, American actress, producer, and designer 1966
1966
– Tom Glavine, American baseball player and sportscaster 1966
1966
– Humberto Gonzalez, Mexican boxer 1966
1966
– Jeff Healey, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2008) 1966
1966
– Anton Rogan, Northern Irish footballer 1967
1967
– Matthew Barney, American sculptor and photographer 1967
1967
– Doug Stanhope, American comedian and actor 1967
1967
– Debi Thomas, American figure skater and physician 1969
1969
– George Chlitsios, Greek conductor and composer 1969
1969
– Dale Davis, American basketball player 1969
1969
– Cathy Dennis, English singer-songwriter, record producer and actress 1969
1969
– Jeffrey Walker, English singer-songwriter and bass player 1970
1970
– Magnus Larsson, Swedish golfer 1971
1971
– Stacy Dragila, American pole vaulter and coach 1971
1971
– Cammi Granato, American ice hockey player and sportscaster 1971
1971
– Sheryl Swoopes, American basketball player and coach 1972
1972
– Giniel de Villiers, South African race car driver 1972
1972
– Phil O'Donnell, Scottish footballer (d. 2007) 1973
1973
– Michaela Dorfmeister, Austrian skier 1973
1973
– Anders Fridén, Swedish singer-songwriter and producer 1973
1973
– Bob Sura, American basketball player 1974
1974
– Serge Betsen, Cameroonian-French rugby player 1974
1974
– Lark Voorhies, American actress and singer 1975
1975
– Ladislav Benýšek, Czech ice hockey player 1975
1975
– Melanie Blatt, English singer-songwriter and actress 1975
1975
– Erika Heynatz, Papua New Guinean-Australian model and actress 1976
1976
– Francie Bellew, Irish footballer 1976
1976
– Lars Figura, German sprinter 1976
1976
– Wladimir Klitschko, Ukrainian boxer 1976
1976
– Rima Wakarua, New Zealand-Italian rugby player 1977
1977
– Natalie Clein, English cellist and educator 1977
1977
– Andrew Lindsay, Scottish rower 1978
1978
– Gennaro Delvecchio, Italian footballer 1979
1979
– Muriel Hurtis-Houairi, French sprinter 1980
1980
– Kathrine Sørland, Norwegian fashion model and television presenter 1982
1982
– Danica Patrick, American race car driver 1982
1982
– Álvaro Saborío, Costa Rican footballer 1983
1983
– Mickaël Hanany, French high jumper 1984
1984
– Katharine McPhee, American singer-songwriter and actress 1984
1984
– Liam Messam, New Zealand rugby player 1985
1985
– Carmen Rasmusen, Canadian-American singer-songwriter and actress 1985
1985
– Diana Rennik, Estonian figure skater 1986
1986
– Marco Belinelli, Italian basketball player 1986
1986
– Megan Gibson, American softball player 1986
1986
– Kyle Lowry, American basketball player 1986
1986
– Mickey Paea, Australian rugby league player 1987
1987
– Jacob Bagersted, Danish handball player 1987
1987
– Victor Obinna, Nigerian footballer 1987
1987
– Nobunari Oda, Japanese figure skater 1988
1988
– Ryan Lewis, American DJ, musician, record producer, and hip hop recording artist 1988
1988
– Mitchell Watt, Australian long jumper 1988
1988
– Arthur Zeiler, German rugby player 1989
1989
– Aly Michalka, American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1989
1989
– Scott Sinclair, English footballer 1990
1990
– Mehmet Ekici, Turkish footballer 1990
1990
– Alexander Esswein, German footballer 1993
1993
– Jacob Gagan, Australian rugby league player 1993
1993
– Sam Johnstone, English footballer 1994
1994
– Justine Dufour-Lapointe, Canadian skier 1997
1997
– Prakash Neupane, Nepalese rapper and activist

Deaths[edit]

908
908
– Li Kening, Chinese general 940
940
– Taira no Masakado, Japanese samurai 1005
1005
– Kenneth III, king of Scotland 1051 – Hugh IV, French nobleman 1189 – Frederick, duke of Bohemia 1223 – Alfonso II, king of Portugal (b. 1185) 1351 – Kō no Moronao, Japanese samurai 1351 – Kō no Moroyasu, Japanese samurai 1392 – Hosokawa Yoriyuki, Japanese samurai 1458 – Íñigo López de Mendoza, 1st Marquis of Santillana, Spanish poet and politician (b. 1398) 1558
1558
– Marcos de Niza, French friar and explorer (b. 1495) 1603
1603
– Ikoma Chikamasa, Japanese daimyo (b. 1526) 1609
1609
– Olaus Martini, Swedish archbishop (b. 1557) 1609
1609
– Isabelle de Limeuil, French noble (b. 1535) 1620
1620
– Johannes Nucius, German composer and theorist (b. 1556) 1625
1625
– Giambattista Marino, Italian poet and author (b. 1569) 1658
1658
– Herman IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Rotenburg, German nobleman (b. 1607) 1677
1677
– Wenceslaus Hollar, Czech-English painter and etcher (b. 1607) 1701
1701
– Jean Regnault de Segrais, French poet and novelist (b. 1624) 1712
1712
– Nehemiah Grew, English anatomist and physiologist (b. 1641) 1732
1732
– Lucy Filippini, Italian teacher and saint (b. 1672) 1736
1736
– Nicholas Hawksmoor, English architect, designed Easton Neston and Christ Church (b. 1661) 1738
1738
– Turlough O'Carolan, Irish harp player and composer (b. 1670) 1801
1801
– Novalis, German poet and author (b. 1772) 1818
1818
– Caspar Wessel, Norwegian-Danish mathematician and cartographer (b. 1745) 1857
1857
– William Colgate, English-American businessman and philanthropist, founded Colgate-Palmolive
Colgate-Palmolive
(b. 1783) 1860
1860
– James Braid, Scottish-English surgeon (b. 1795) 1873
1873
– Wilhelm Marstrand, Danish painter and illustrator (b. 1810) 1907
1907
– Ernst von Bergmann, Latvian-German surgeon and academic (b. 1836) 1908
1908
– Durham Stevens, American diplomat (b. 1851) 1914
1914
– Frédéric Mistral, French lexicographer and poet, 1904
1904
Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1830) 1917
1917
– Elizabeth Storrs Mead, American academic (b. 1832) 1918
1918
– Claude Debussy, French composer (b. 1862) 1918
1918
– Peter Martin, Australian footballer and soldier (b. 1875) 1927
1927
– Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas, Palestinian Roman Catholic nun; later canonized (b. 1843) 1931
1931
– Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi, Indian journalist and politician (b. 1890) 1931
1931
– Ida B. Wells, American journalist and activist (b. 1862) 1932
1932
– Harriet Backer, Norwegian painter (b.1845) 1942
1942
– William Carr, American rower (b. 1876) 1951
1951
– Eddie Collins, American baseball player and manager (b. 1887) 1956
1956
– Lou Moore, American race car driver (b. 1904) 1956
1956
– Robert Newton, English actor (b. 1905) 1957
1957
– Max Ophüls, German-American director and screenwriter (b. 1902) 1958
1958
– Tom Brown, American trombonist (b. 1888) 1964
1964
– Charles Benjamin Howard, Canadian businessman and politician (b. 1885) 1965
1965
– Viola Liuzzo, American civil rights activist (b. 1925) 1969
1969
– Billy Cotton, English singer, drummer, and bandleader (b. 1899) 1969
1969
– Max Eastman, American poet and activist (b. 1883) 1973
1973
– Jakob Sildnik, Estonian photographer and director (b. 1883) 1973
1973
– Edward Steichen, Luxembourgian-American photographer, painter, and curator (b. 1879) 1975
1975
– Juan Gaudino, Argentinian race car driver (b. 1893) 1975
1975
– Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabian king (b. 1906) 1975
1975
– Deiva Zivarattinam, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1894) 1976
1976
– Josef Albers, German-American painter and educator (b. 1888) 1976
1976
– Benjamin Miessner, American radio engineer and inventor (b. 1890) 1979
1979
– Robert Madgwick, Australian colonel and academic (b. 1905) 1979
1979
– Akinoumi Setsuo, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 37th Yokozuna (b. 1914) 1980
1980
– Milton H. Erickson, American psychiatrist and psychologist (b. 1901) 1980
1980
– Walter Susskind, Czech-English conductor and educator (b. 1913) 1982
1982
– Goodman Ace, American comedian and writer (b. 1899) 1983
1983
– Bob Waterfield, American football player and coach (b. 1920) 1986
1986
– Gloria Blondell, American actress (b. 1910) 1987
1987
– A. W. Mailvaganam, Sri Lankan physicist and academic (b. 1906) 1988
1988
– Robert Joffrey, American dancer, choreographer, and director, co-founded the Joffrey Ballet
Joffrey Ballet
(b. 1930) 1991
1991
– Marcel Lefebvre, French-Swiss archbishop (b. 1905) 1992
1992
– Nancy Walker, American actress, singer, and director (b. 1922) 1994
1994
– Angelines Fernández, Spanish-Mexican actress (b. 1922) 1994
1994
– Bernard Kangro, Estonian poet and journalist (b. 1910) 1994
1994
– Max Petitpierre, Swiss jurist and politician (b. 1899) 1995
1995
– James Samuel Coleman, American sociologist and academic (b. 1926) 1995
1995
– John Hugenholtz, Dutch engineer (b. 1914) 1996
1996
– John Snagge, English journalist (b. 1904) 1998
1998
– Max Green, Australian lawyer (b. 1952) 1998
1998
– Steven Schiff, American lawyer and politician (b. 1947) 1999
1999
– Cal Ripken, Sr., American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1936) 2000
2000
– Helen Martin, American actress (b. 1909) 2001
2001
– Brian Trubshaw, English cricketer and pilot (b. 1924) 2002
2002
– Kenneth Wolstenholme, English journalist and sportscaster (b. 1920) 2005
2005
– Paul Henning, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1911) 2006
2006
– Bob Carlos Clarke, Irish photographer (b. 1950) 2006
2006
– Rocío Dúrcal, Spanish singer and actress (b. 1944) 2006
2006
– Richard Fleischer, American film director (b. 1916) 2006
2006
– Buck Owens, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1929) 2007
2007
– Andranik Margaryan, Armenian engineer and politician, 10th Prime Minister of Armenia
Prime Minister of Armenia
(b. 1951) 2008
2008
– Ben Carnevale, American basketball player and coach (b. 1915) 2008
2008
– Thierry Gilardi, French journalist and sportscaster (b. 1958) 2008
2008
– Abby Mann, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1927) 2008
2008
– Herb Peterson, American businessman, created the McMuffin
McMuffin
(b. 1919) 2009
2009
– Johnny Blanchard, American baseball player (b. 1933) 2009
2009
– Kosuke Koyama, Japanese-American theologian and academic (b. 1929) 2009
2009
– Dan Seals, American musician (b. 1948) 2009
2009
– Muhsin Yazıcıoğlu, Turkish politician and member of the Parliament of Turkey (b. 1954) 2012
2012
– Len E. Blaylock, American businessman and politician (b. 1918) 2012
2012
– Priscilla Buckley, American journalist and author (b. 1921) 2012
2012
– Hal E. Chester, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1921) 2012
2012
– John Crosfield, English businessman, founded Crosfield Electronics (b. 1915) 2012
2012
– Edd Gould, English animator and voice actor, founded Eddsworld (b. 1988) 2012
2012
– Antonio Tabucchi, Italian author and academic (b. 1943) 2013
2013
– Léonce Bernard, Canadian politician, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island (b. 1943) 2013
2013
– Ben Goldfaden, American basketball player and educator (b. 1913) 2013
2013
– Anthony Lewis, American journalist and academic (b. 1927) 2013
2013
– Jean Pickering, English runner and long jumper (b. 1929) 2013
2013
– Jean-Marc Roberts, French author and screenwriter (b. 1954) 2013
2013
– John F. Wiley, American lieutenant, football player, and coach (b. 1920) 2014
2014
– Lorna Arnold, English historian and author (b. 1915) 2014
2014
– Hank Lauricella, American football player and politician (b. 1930) 2014
2014
– Jon Lord, Canadian businessman and politician (b. 1956) 2014
2014
– Sonny Ruberto, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1946) 2014
2014
– Jonathan Schell, American journalist and author (b. 1943) 2014
2014
– Ralph Wilson, American businessman, founded the Buffalo Bills (b. 1918) 2015
2015
– George Fischbeck, American journalist and educator (b. 1922) 2016
2016
– Shannon Bolin, American actress and singer (b. 1917) 2017
2017
– Cuthbert Sebastian, St. Kitts and Nevis politician (b. 1921) 2018
2018
– Zell Miller, American author and politician (b. 1932)

Holidays and observances[edit]

Anniversary of the Arengo and the Feast of the Militants
Anniversary of the Arengo and the Feast of the Militants
(San Marino) Christian feast days:

Ælfwold II (Bishop of Sherborne) Barontius and Desiderius Blessed Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas Omelyan Kovch (Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church) Dismas, the "Good Thief" Humbert of Maroilles Quirinus of Tegernsee March
March
25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Cultural Workers Day
Cultural Workers Day
(Russia) Earliest day on which Seward's Day can fall, while March
March
31 is the latest; celebrated on the last Monday in March. (Alaska) Empress Menen's Birthday
Empress Menen's Birthday
(Rastafari) EU Talent Day
EU Talent Day
(European Union) Feast of the Annunciation
Feast of the Annunciation
(Christianity), and its related observances (if March
March
25 falls in Holy Week or Easter Week the feast is moved to the Monday after the 2nd Sunday of Easter):

Historic start of the new year (Lady Day) in England, Wales, Ireland, and the future United States
United States
until the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752. (The year 1751
1751
began on 25 March; the year 1752 began on 1 January.) It is one of the four Quarter days in Ireland and England. International Day of the Unborn Child (international) Mother's Day
Mother's Day
(Slovenia) Vårfrudagen or Våffeldagen, "Waffle Day" (Sweden)

Freedom Day (Belarus) International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade (international) International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members (United Nations General Assembly) Maryland Day
Maryland Day
(Maryland, United States) National Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor
Day (United States)[2] New Zealand Army
New Zealand Army
Day[3] Independence Day, celebrates the start of Greek War of Independence from the Ottoman Empire, in 1821. (Greece) Struggle for Human Rights Day
Struggle for Human Rights Day
(Slovakia) Tolkien Reading Day Pisan New Year

References[edit]

^ Ashley), Corbett, D. A. (David ([1980]). The regimental badges of New Zealand, an illustrated history of the badges and insignia worn by the New Zealand Army
New Zealand Army
(Rev. and enl. ed ed.). Auckland,: R. Richards. ISBN 0908596057. OCLC 14030948.  Check date values in: date= (help)CS1 maint: Extra text (link) ^ Public Law 101-564, Nov. 15, 1990 ^ Ashley), Corbett, D. A. (David ([1980]). The regimental badges of New Zealand, an illustrated history of the badges and insignia worn by the New Zealand Army
New Zealand Army
(Rev. and enl. ed ed.). Auckland,: R. Richards. ISBN 0908596057. OCLC 14030948.  Check date values in: date= (help)CS1 maint: Extra text (link)

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