927 - Æthelstan, King of England, secured a pledge
from Constantine II of Scotland that the latter would not
ally with Viking kings, beginning the process of unifying
Great Britain. This is considered by most historians to the
closest thing that England has to a foundation date.
1543 - King Henry VIII of England married his sixth (and last)
wife, Catherine Parr, at Hampton Court Palace.
1862 - The Medal of Honor was authorized by the United States
Congress. In 1990, Congress designated March 25 annually as
"National Medal of Honor Day."
1962 - The Rolling Stones performed their first concert, at
the Marquee Club in London, England, United Kingdom.
1997 - Oz premiered on HBO
2002 - Monk premiered on the USA Network