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 - Mad Cow Disease
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U.S. Department of Agriculture

1996: The European Union's Veterinarian Committee bans the export of British beef and its by-products as a result of mad cow disease. The ban would last for 10 years before it was finally lifted on May 1, 2006.

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