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Today in History: March 25

Microsoft News | Slide 2 of 12: Samuel Leibowitz, New York attorney, who after a four year court battle has been credited with saving from death all but one of nine African American prisoners held on attack charges in the Scottsboro case, passing cigarettes to four of the five freed boys following their arrival in the attorney's offices on July 26, 1937, from Decatur, AL, scene of the trial.  Mr. Leibowitz believes that the defendant sentenced to death a few days ago may receive a commutation of his penalty.  Left to right:  Willie Robertson,Eugene Williams, Leibowitz, Roy Wright, and Olen Montgomery.

1934: First Masters Golf Tournament

The first Masters Tournament is held (March 22–25) at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Horton Smith won the tournament.

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