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Venice is founded at twelve o'clock noon, according to legend. (25. March 421)

Pope Constantine succeeds Pope Sisinnius as the 88th pope. (25. March 708)

Theodosios III resigns the throne to the Byzantine Empire to enter the clergy. (25. March 717)

Richard I is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France, leading to his death on April 6. (25. March 1199)

Robert the Bruce becomes King of Scotland. (25. March 1306)

The Council of Pisa opens. (25. March 1409)

The city of Valencia is founded in present-day Venezuela. (25. March 1555)

Sir Walter Raleigh is granted a patent to colonize Virginia. (25. March 1584)

The first settlers arrive in Maryland. (25. March 1634)

Saturn's largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christiaan Huygens. (25. March 1655)

The Treaty of Amiens is signed as a "Definitive Treaty of Peace" between France and the United Kingdom. (25. March 1802)

The Slave Trade Act becomes law, abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire. (25. March 1807)

The Swansea and Mumbles Railway, then known as the Oystermouth Railway, becomes the first passenger carrying railway in the world. (25. March 1807)

Percy Bysshe Shelley is expelled from the University of Oxford for publishing the pamphlet The Necessity of Atheism. (25. March 1811)

(Julian Calendar) Traditional date of the start of the Greek War of Independence. The war had actually begun on 23 February 1821. The date was chosen in the early years of the Greek state so that it falls on the day of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, strengthening the ties between the Greek Orthodox Church and the newly found state. (25. March 1821)

American Civil War: In Virginia, Confederate forces temporarily capture Fort Stedman from the Union. (25. March 1865)

Coxey's Army, the first significant American protest march, departs Massillon, Ohio for Washington D.C. (25. March 1894)

In New York City, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire kills 146 garment workers. (25. March 1911)

Aris is founded in Thessaloniki. (25. March 1914)

The Georgian Orthodox Church restores its autocephaly abolished by Imperial Russia in 1811. (25. March 1917)

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