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TODAY IN HISTORY

Adv25 For release Tuesday, March 25

1306: Robert the Bruce was crowned the King of Scots.

1634: English colonists sent by Lord Baltimore arrived in present-day Maryland.

1911: 146 people, mostly young female immigrants, were killed when fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. in New York.

1954: RCA announced it had begun producing color television sets at its plant in Bloomington, Ind. (The sets, with 12½-inch picture tubes, cost $1,000 each — roughly $8,700 in today's dollars.)

1975: King Faisal of Saudi Arabia was shot to death by a nephew with a history of mental illness. (The nephew was beheaded in June 1975.)

Adv25 For release Tuesday, March 25 03/24/14 [Last modified: Monday, March 24, 2014 4:44pm]

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