history fact – March 25, 2017

Today is Saturday, March 25, the 84th day of 2017. There are 281 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History took place 70 years ago:

On March 25, 1947, a coal-dust explosion inside the Centralia Coal Co. Mine No. 5 in Washington County, Illinois, claimed 111 lives; 31 men survived.

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