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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining March 25. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is March 25 so important!

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  1. On March 25, 1990 a jealous ex-boyfriend torched a Bronx social club with gasoline to get revenge on his ex-girlfriend. He ended up killing 87 people in what would become the deadliest fire in NYC since the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire that occurred 79 years before on the very same day.

  2. -- Warsaw, Poland's radio towers continuously looped Chopin's "Polonaises", so that the world would know the city was surviving heavy Nazi bombardment. After 25,000 dead in 3 days and 84% of the city had been destroyed, they played Chopin's "Death March" signifying the end had come.

  3. On March 25, 1925 he set up a three-week demonstration of the television at Selfridges department store in London where the public got its first look at the new invention.

  4. On September 29, 2001, 25,000 people marched on Washington, D.C. to protest the impending war in Afghanistan

  5. Exactly 20 years ago today, on March 25, 1995, Ward Cunningham installed WikiWikiWeb, the first ever wiki, or user-editable website, on the Internet domain c2.com. He named it after the Honolulu Airport terminal shuttle bus: "Wiki-Wiki", meaning “quick” in the Hawaiian language.

  6. The Darien Scheme, an unsuccessful attempt at Scottish colonisation in the Bay of Darien, Panama. The colony was abandoned in March 1700 and its failure crippled Scotland's economy (losing 25-50% of circulated money), helping prompt the 1707 Act of Union.

  7. Titan was discovered by Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens on March 25, 1655. It was named by John Herschel (son of William Herschel, discoverer of Mimas and Enceladus) after the mythological Titans who were the brothers and sisters of Cronus, the Greek Saturn. In Greek mythology, the race of powerful deities that ruled during the legendary Golden age.

  8. In March 1945 the first major bridge into Nazi Germany's heartland was captured by the Allies. It took the Germans over a week to take out the bridge using 367 bombers, eleven V-2 rockets, and a frogman team, but over 25,000 Allied troops and a tank division got across.

  9. The New Years was celebrated on March 25 in Britain until 1752

  10. On March 25 2011, a woman who was nicknamed the "milkshake murderer" was found guilty as charged for murdering her husband by feeding him a milkshake full of sedatives and bludgeoning him.

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Easter, and therefore also Whistsun, Ascension and (Dutch) Carnaval, depends on the first full moon after the spring equinox, so after March 21. Easter can be as early as March 22 and April 25 at its latest.

John Philip Sousa was paid only $35 for his second most popular work, "The Washington Post" March, while the publisher made a fortune. Of Sousa's earnings, $25 was for a piano arrangement, $5 for a band arrangement, and $5 for an orchestra arrangement.

On March 25, 1960, six parcels containing gay pornographic magazines were seized by the postmaster in Alexandria, Virginia on the grounds that they would "appeal to the prurient interest of sexual deviates" and were thus "unmailable". The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the decision in 1962.

Radiohead's Ok Computer album was inducted into the Library of Congress earlier this year on March 25.

Easter can fall anywhere between March 22 and April 25. Last/next instances of each are 3/22/1818, 3/22/2285, 4/25/1943, & 4/25/2038.

In Iceland to protest the gender pay gap (aka: women earn 65.65 percent of men’s average wages) around 50,000 women and their supporters left their job at 2:25 pm (that is, 65.65 percent of a regular 9-to-5 workday) to march down the main street in Reykjavik few years ago.

Until 1752 the year in England started on March 25. So after March 24 1750 there was March 25 1751.

In 45 BC the New Year was moved from March 1 to January 1. But it was abolished making December 25 as the beginning of the New Year. Then it was changed to March 25. Between 1582 and 1752 there where two calendars. Gregorian then replaced the Julian Calendar and Jan 1 became the legal New Year.