25th March

The events happened on 25th March are :

1306 : Robert the Bruce crowned king of Scotland : Robert the Bruce, crowned Scottish king at Scone this day in 1306, freed Scotland from English rule, winning the decisive Battle of Bannockburn (1314) and confirming Scottish independence in the Treaty of Northampton (1328).

1975 : King Fayṣal of Saudi Arabia was shot to death by his nephew.

1957 : The Treaties of Rome were signed, establishing the European Community and the European Atomic Energy Community.

1918 : French composer Claude Debussy died in Paris.

1911 : A fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in New York City killed 146 people, prompting the creation of health and safety legislation.

1881 : Hungarian composer Béla Bartók was born in Nagyszentmiklós.

1807 : The British Parliament abolished the slave trade in the British West Indies.

1305 : The Arena Chapel, containing frescoes by Giotto, was consecrated in Padua, Italy.

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