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Reuters historical calendar - March 25
Reuters: 2009-03-18 19:25:53
March 18 (Reuters) - Following are some of the major eventsto have occurred on March 25 in history:
1911 - New York's worst industrial fire swept through afactory owned by the Triangle Shirtwaist Company, killing 146immigrant women.
1918 - Claude Debussy, French composer, died.
1924 - King George of Greece was deposed and a republicproclaimed.
1949 - Laurence Olivier's "Hamlet" won five Oscars and wasthe first British film to win an Academy Award.
1957 - Six European countries signed the Treaty of Rome,pledging to set up a Common Market from January 1, 1958. Theorganisation developed into the European Union.
1975 - King Faisal of Saudi Arabia was murdered by hisnephew Prince Faisal. He was succeeded by his brother, Khaledibn Abdul-Aziz.
1990 - A fire swept through a packed, unlicensed nightclubin New York, killing 87 people.
1994 - The last U.S. troops left Somalia after a 15-monthpeace mission, leaving only a depleted U.N. force behind.
1996 - Abel Goodman, the world's first patient to receive apermanent electric heart, died in Britain.
1999 - Fire trapped at least 30 vehicles in the tunnel underMont Blanc connecting France and Italy, killing 40 people.
2003 - Serbian police arrested Prime Minister ZoranDjindjic's suspected assassin, identified as Zvezdan Jovanovic,a deputy commander of the JSO, a war-hardened special policeunit set up during the rule of Slobodan Milosevic.
2005 - The United States decided to allow the sale of F-16fighters to Pakistan, which had been blocked for 15 years overIslamabad's nuclear weapons programme.
2006 - U.S. singer Buck Owens, who sold more than 16 millionalbums and popularised country entertainment on television ashost of "Hee Haw," died.
**2008 - The people of the reclusive Himalayan kingdom ofBhutan delivered a stunning verdict in their first everparliamentary polls, embracing democracy but overwhelminglyrejecting the king's relatives.
**2008 - Abby Mann, who won an Oscar for writing the 1961drama "Judgment at Nuremberg" and devoted his career to exposingfailings in the U.S. criminal justice system, died.
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