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  • Amiens, France
    Thursday Mar 25, 1802

    Napoleon

    Treaty of Amiens

    Amiens, France
    Thursday Mar 25, 1802

    France and Britain signed the Treaty of Amiens in March 1802, bringing the Revolutionary Wars to an end. Amiens called for the withdrawal of British troops from recently conquered colonial territories as well as for assurances to curtail the expansionary goals of the French Republic.




  • Makung Harbor, Taiwan
    Monday Mar 25, 1895

    First Sino-Japanese War

    Entering Magong Harbor

    Makung Harbor, Taiwan
    Monday Mar 25, 1895

    The Japanese warships entered the strait the next day and, upon discovering that there were no mine fields, they entered Magong harbor.




  • Bukovina, Romania
    Thursday Mar 25, 1915

    Josip Broz Tito

    Wounded and taken prisoner

    Bukovina, Romania
    Thursday Mar 25, 1915

    On 25 March 1915, he was wounded in the back by a Circassian cavalryman's lance, and captured during a Russian attack near Bukovina.




  • U.S.
    Monday Mar 25, 1929

    Great Depression

    Mini-stock market crash occurs

    U.S.
    Monday Mar 25, 1929

    A mini-stock market crash occurs after the Federal Reserve warns of excessive speculation. However, the mini-crash was averted two days later when National City Bank pumped $25 million in credit into the stock market.




  • Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Wednesday Mar 25, 1942

    Indira Gandhi

    Marriage

    Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Wednesday Mar 25, 1942

    During her stay in Great Britain, Indira frequently met her future husband Feroze Gandhi (no relation to Mahatma Gandhi), whom she knew from Allahabad, and who was studying at the London School of Economics. The marriage took place in Allahabad according to Adi Dharm rituals though Feroze belonged to a Zoroastrian Parsi family of Gujarat.




  • Shanghai, China
    Wednesday Mar 25, 1959

    Mao Zedong

    The Secret meeting

    Shanghai, China
    Wednesday Mar 25, 1959

    At a secret meeting in the Jinjiang Hotel in Shanghai dated March 25, 1959, Mao specifically ordered the party to procure up to one third of all the grain, much more than had ever been the case. At the meeting he announced that "To distribute resources evenly will only ruin the Great Leap Forward. When there is not enough to eat, people starve to death. It is better to let half of the people die so that the other half can eat their fill."




  • West Kalimantan, Indonesia
    Tuesday Mar 25, 1969

    Communist insurgency in Sarawak

    Indonesian forces eliminated the Third Branch of the SPGF at Songkong

    West Kalimantan, Indonesia
    Tuesday Mar 25, 1969

    On 25 March 1969, Indonesian forces eliminated the Third Branch of the SPGF at Songkong in West Kalimantan following a two-day battle, wiping out the Sarawak People's Guerrilla Force's largest corps.


  • Estonia
    Sunday Mar 25, 1990

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Voted to split

    Estonia
    Sunday Mar 25, 1990

    On March 25, 1990, the Estonian Communist Party voted to split from the CPSU after a six-month transition.


  • Karađorđevo, Serbia
    Monday Mar 25, 1991

    Bosnian War

    Karađorđevo meeting

    Karađorđevo, Serbia
    Monday Mar 25, 1991

    On 25 March, Franjo Tuđman and Serbian President Slobodan Milošević held a meeting in Karađorđevo. The meeting became controversial in later months due to claims by some Yugoslav politicians that the two presidents agreed to the partition of Bosnia and Herzegovina.


  • Karađorđevo, Serbia
    Monday Mar 25, 1991

    Slobodan Milošević

    The Secret Karađorđevo agreement

    Karađorđevo, Serbia
    Monday Mar 25, 1991

    According to testimony by Krajina's former President Milan Babić, Milošević had abandoned plans of having "all Serbs in one state" by March 1991 in the secret Karađorđevo agreement with Croatian President Franjo Tuđman that discussed the partition of Bosnia.


  • Colombia
    Thursday Mar 25, 1993

    Shakira

    Shakira's second studio album

    Colombia
    Thursday Mar 25, 1993

    Shakira's second studio album, titled Peligro, was released in March, but Shakira was not pleased with the final result, mainly taking issue with the production. The album was better received than Magia had been, though it was also considered a commercial failure due to Shakira's refusal to advertise or promote it. Shakira then decided to take a hiatus from recording so that she could graduate from high school.


  • State College, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Monday Mar 25, 2002

    Dwayne Johnson

    Draft Lottery

    State College, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Monday Mar 25, 2002

    After the introduction of the first-ever brand extension, the WWF held a "draft lottery" on the March 25, 2002, episode of Raw. The Rock was the number one overall pick, going to the SmackDown brand before taking a sabbatical from wrestling.


  • London, England
    Sunday Mar 25, 2018

    Facebook, Inc.

    Facebook Published a Statement Apologizing Over a "Breach of Trust"

    London, England
    Sunday Mar 25, 2018

    On March 25, Facebook published a statement by Zuckerberg in major UK and US newspapers apologizing over a "breach of trust".


  • Cuba
    Monday Mar 25, 2019

    Prince Charles

    Visiting Cuba

    Cuba
    Monday Mar 25, 2019

    On 25 March 2019 , at the request of the British government, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall went on an official tour to Cuba, making them the first British royalty to visit the country. The tour was seen as effort to form a closer relationship between the UK and Cuba.


  • Spain
    Wednesday Mar 25, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    700+ deaths in one day

    Spain
    Wednesday Mar 25, 2020

    On 25 March, it was reported that 738 people had died in a single day.


  • United KIngdom
    Wednesday Mar 25, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Prince Charles infected

    United KIngdom
    Wednesday Mar 25, 2020

    On 25, March, Prince Charles tested positive for the virus


  • London, England
    Wednesday Mar 25, 2020

    Prince Charles

    Charles tested positive for COVID-19

    London, England
    Wednesday Mar 25, 2020

    On 25 March 2020, Charles tested positive for COVID-19, amidst the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic after showing mild symptoms for days. He and Camilla subsequently self-isolated at their Birkhall residence. Camilla was also tested, but had a negative result.


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