Historical Events for 25th March 2021

1811 – Percy Bysshe Shelley is expelled from the University of Oxford for his publication of the pamphlet The Necessity of Atheism
1905 – Confederate battle flags captured during the American Civil War are returned to South
1918 – Belarusian People’s Republic is established
1923 – British government grants Trans-Jordan autonomy
1936 – 200-inch mirror blank to build the Hale telescope leaves Corning New York for California (then largest telescopic mirror ever made)
1963 – KWHY TV channel 22 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
1990 – 10th Golden Raspberry Awards: Star Trek V wins
1997 – “Life After Death” 2nd studio album by The Notorious B.I.G. is released (Billboard Song of the Year 1997)
2013 – Golfer Tiger Woods returns to his world number one ranking
2016 – Suicide attack during a football match in Iskandariya, Iraq kills at least 32 people, ISIS claim responsibility

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