On this day: March 25

Published On: Mar 19 2013 06:26:00 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 25 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Scottsboro Boys are arrested, John and Yoko take to bed, a New York City nightclub fire kills 87, and mad cow disease halts British beef exports, all on this day.

OTD March 25 - Venice
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A.D. 421: According to legend, Venice is founded at noon, with the dedication of the first church, that of San Giacomo (pictured) at the islet of Rialto.

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