25 March 2022: This day in history

31: 1st Easter, according to calendar-maker Dionysius Exiguus

1436: Florentine cathedral Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore with then the largest dome in the world by Filippo Brunelleschi, consecrated by Pope Eugene IV (begun 1296)

1807: British Parliament abolishes slave trade throughout the British Empire; penalty of £120 per slave introduced for ship captains

1895: Italian troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

1960: 1st guided missile launched from nuclear powered sub (Halibut)


Source: Onthisday.com

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