March 25

March 25. Interesting day. Several social events occurred, including in 1811 Percy Bysshe Shelley is expelled from the University of Oxford for publishing the pamphlet The Necessity of Atheism

God was apparently not pleased with that little tome.

In 1931 The Scottsboro Boys are arrested in progressive, racially tolerant Alabama and charged FALSELY with rape. One of the great injustices in American jurisprudence.

and in 1911 in New York City, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire kills 146 garment workers. You should read up on that abomination. 

As for birthdays… RIP Aretha