On this day: March 25

Published On: Mar 19 2013 06:26:00 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 25 2016 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 - Robert Joffrey
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1988: Dancer and choreographer Robert Joffrey, the co-founder of the Joffrey Ballet known for his highly imaginative modern ballets, dies of AIDS at the age of 57 in New York City. He's seen here in a still from the 2012 documentary "Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance."

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