On this day: March 25

POSTED: 04:26 PM PDT Mar 19, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 24, 2016 

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 - Selma to Montgomery
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1965: Civil rights activists led by Martin Luther King Jr. successfully complete their four-day, 50-mile march from Selma, Alabama, to the state capitol in Montgomery in support of voting rights. King delivered the speech "How Long, Not Long" on the steps of the Alabama State Capitol Building.


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