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On March the 25th
King Faisal of Saudi Arabia, was shot and killed by a mentally ill nephew, the mentally ill nephew was later beheaded in public.
American actress, Sarah Jessica Parker, was born in Nelsonville, Ohio, USA. She is best known for her role in the TV series Sex and the City.
Bulgarian high jump athlete, Stefka Kostadinova, was born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. She is a world record holder and Olympic gold medallist.
The European Economic Community was established by the countries of West Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg.
English musician, Sir Elton John, was born in Pinner, England.
An explosion in a coal mine in Illinois killed 111 people.
American singer, Aretha Franklin, was born in Memphis, Tennessee. She was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Greece became a republic after King George was deposed.
Greek literary figure, Adamntios Korais, died in Paris, France, at the age of 85. He was one of the most influential figures of Greek literature in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Official day recognized as the start of the Greek revolution against Ottoman occupation.
Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, was discovered by Christian Huygens.
Robert the Bruce was crowned King of Scotland. He was one of Scotland's greatest kings who lead Scotland during the Wars of Scottish Independence against England.
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