On February 25, 1913, the 16th
Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified,
creating the Income Tax.Read more from FindLaw on the history
and purpose of the 16th Amendment.
On February 25, 1982, In Campbell
& Cosans v. The United Kingdom, the European Court of
Human Rights ruled that parents can prevent teachers in the United
Kingdom from striking their schoolchildren. At the time of the
court's decision, the UK was the only western European nation that
permitted corporal punishment in schools.