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3/25/2023 12:01:00 AM
Today In History - March 25

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Today in History in 1918 Howard Cosell, sportscaster, was born in Winston-Salem, N.C.; in 1942 singer Aretha Franklin was born in Memphis, Tennessee; and in 1947 Reginald Kenneth Dwight was born in England – you know him better as Elton John.

Our on this day in history archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:

Historical Events

  • 31 - 1st Easter, according to calendar-maker Dionysius Exiguus
  • 1609 - Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co
  • 1807 - British Parliament abolishes slave trade throughout the British Empire; a penalty of £120 per slave is introduced for slave ship captains.
  • 1895 - Italian troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
  • 1960 - 1st guided missile launched from nuclear powered sub (Halibut)

Famous Birthdays

  • 1541 - Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1587)
  • 1911 - Jack Ruby, killer of Lee Harvey Oswald, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1918 - Howard Cosell, Winston-Salem NC, sportscaster (Monday Night Football)
  • 1922 - Eileen Ford, American modelling agency executive and co-founder (Ford Modelling Agency), born in Manhattan, New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1934 - Gloria Steinem, Toledo Ohio, US feminist/publisher (Ms Magazine)
  • 1942 - Aretha Franklin, Soul Sister #1/singer (Respect), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1942 - Jacqueline Lichtenberg, US, sci-fi author (Star Trek Lives!, Dreamspy)
  • 1942 - Paul Michael Glaser, Cambridge Massachusetts, actor (Starsky-Starsky & Hutch)
  • 1946 - Bonnie Bedelia [Culkin], American actress (Die Hard, Heart Like a Wheel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947 - Elton John, [Reginald Kenneth Dwight], England, singer (Rocketman)
  • 1960 - Haywood Nelson, actor (Haywood-Grady, Dwayne-What's Happening), born in NYC, New York
  • 1965 - Sarah Jessica Parker, Nelsonville Ohio, American actress (Square Pegs, Sex and the City)

Famous Weddings

  • 1734 - William IV, Prince of Orange-Nassau marries princess Anne of Great Britain, eldest daughter of King George II at St. James' Palace
  • 1961 - Playwright Samuel Beckett (54) weds Suzanne Dechevaux-Dumesnil on a secret civil ceremony in England
  • 1985 - Professional boxer George Foreman (35) weds Mary Martelly
  • 2003 - Actress-model Liv Tyler (25) weds rock band vocalist Royston Langdon (30) at a private villa in St James, Barbados
  • 2006 - Cowboy Crush singer Darla Perlozzi weds musician Timmy Lee Patterson at Southern Belle Wedding Chapel in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Famous Divorces

  • 2005 - American actress Jennifer Aniston (36) files for divorce from actor and film producer Brad Pitt (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 4 and a half years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • 1914 - Frederic Mistral, French poet (Nobel-1904), dies at 83
  • 1917 - Elizabeth Storrs Mead, American educator (b. 1832)
  • 1918 - Claude Debussy, French composer (Iberia/La Mer), dies in Paris at 55
  • 1992 - Nancy Walker, actress (Ida Morgenstern-Rhoda), dies of cancer at 69
  • 2006 - Buck Owens, American singer and television personality (b. 1929)
  • 2012 - Larry Stevenson [Richard], American skateboard innovator, dies from pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease at 81
  • 2013 - Anthony Lewis, American journalist (Pulitzer Prize 195,1963) & author, dies from kidney and heart failure at 85 

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