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 - Aretha Franklin
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1942: Singer Aretha Franklin, who earned the nickname "Queen of Soul" thanks to songs like "I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)," "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," "Think," "Chain of Fools" and "Respect," is born in Memphis, Tennessee.

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