MARCH 25 IN HISTORY
421 – The city of Venice is founded (according to legend) together with the church of San Giacomo di Rialto.
1634 – The first settlers, led by George Calvert (Lord Baltimore), arrive in Maryland.
1814 – King Willem I establishes De Nederlandsche Bank.
1992 – Huis ten Bosch, a Japanese amusement park with various replicas of Dutch buildings, opens.
2002 – A massive earthquake occurs in Afghanistan.
2010 – A volcanic eruption in Iceland disrupts air traffic across Europe.
2023 – The first day of HSFCon 2023 will take place in Sneek for the second time. A weekend full of panels, lectures and workshops on Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror.