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March 25: Fun Facts about Today in History


Today in History


On March 25, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts that occurred throughout history. The 84th day of the Gregorian calendar, March 25th, commemorates the successful completion of Martin Luther King Jr.’s 4-day, 50-mile march and the delivery of the first fully functional Space Shuttle orbiter, the Columbia, in preparation for its inaugural launch.

The 25th of March falls under the sign of Aries. Elton John, Marcia Cross, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Danica Patrick are all born on March 25th. International Waffle Day is observed on March 25th.

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(March 25, 1306)
Robert the Bruce, proclaimed Scottish king at Scone on this day in 1306, won the critical Battle of Bannockburn (1314) and confirmed Scottish independence in the Treaty of Northampton, freeing Scotland from English domination (1328).

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(March 25, 1934)
Gloria Steinem, an American feminist and activist who helped create Ms. magazine (1972) and was a key champion of the women's liberation movement, was born.

(March 25, 1947)
Sir Elton John, a British singer, composer, and pianist recognised for both his popular music and his stylistic showmanship, was born.

(March 25, 1965)
Sarah Jessica Parker, well known for her role in the television series Sex and the City (1998–2004), was born in the United States.

(March 25, 1975)
King Fayal of Saudi Arabia was shot and killed by his nephew.

(Died on March 25, 2021)
Beverly Cleary, American author (b. 1916).

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Written by James

James has always been intrigued by dinosaurs, the universe, technology, and animals. With a Bachelor of Computer Science and years of writing expertise, he joined World Amazing Facts in 2021 as a staff writer.

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