March 25: Day of the Week
March 25, 2017 was the 84th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 281 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
March 25 Historical Event(s)
- 804The Sukabumi inscription, oldest known inscription written entirely in Old Javanese.
- 1199Richard I is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France, leading to his death on April 6.
- 1807The Slave Trade Act becomes law, abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire.
- 1943Start of the American amphibious landings in the Philippines a turning point in the Pacific War.
- 1975Faisal of Saudi Arabia is shot and killed by a mentally ill nephew.
- 1979The first fully functional space shuttle orbiter, Columbia, is delivered to the John F. Kennedy Space Center to be prepared for its first launch.
- 1988The Candle demonstration in Bratislava is the first mass demonstration of the 1980s against the communist regime in Czechoslovakia.
- 1995WikiWikiWeb, the world’s first wiki, and part of the Portland Pattern Repository, is made public by Ward Cunningham.
- 1996An 81-day-long standoff between the anti-government group Montana Freemen and law enforcement near Jordan, Montana, begins.
- 2006Protesters demanding a new election in Belarus, following the rigged Belarusian presidential election, 2006, clash with riot police. Opposition leader Aleksander Kozulin is among several protesters arrested.
Who were born on March 25?
- 1863Simon Flexner, American pathologist (d. 1946)
- 1923Bonnie Guitar, American singer
- 1934Gloria Steinem, American feminist and publisher
- 1942Kim Woodburn, English television personality
- 1958James McDaniel, American actor
- 1960Brenda Strong, American actress
- 1971Stacy Dragila, American pole vaulter
- 1982Jenny Slate, American comedienne
- 1984Liam Messam, New Zealand rugby player
- 1987Jason Castro, American singer
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