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)
- 1409The Council of Pisa opens.
- 1584Sir Walter Raleigh is granted a patent to colonize Virginia.
- 1807The Swansea and Mumbles Railway, then known as the Oystermouth Railway, becomes the first passenger carrying railway in the world.
- 1931The Scottsboro Boys are arrested in Alabama and charged with rape.
- 1947An explosion in a coal mine in Centralia, Illinois kills 111.
- 1971Bangladesh Liberation War: Beginning of Operation Searchlight by the Pakistani Armed Forces against East Pakistani civilians.
- 1971The Army of the Republic of Vietnam abandon an attempt to cut off the Ho Chi Minh trail in Laos.
- 1975Faisal of Saudi Arabia is shot and killed by a mentally ill nephew.
- 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.
Who were born on March 25?
- 1767Joachim Murat, King of Naples (d. 1815)
- 1867Gutzon Borglum, American sculptor (d. 1941)
- 1881Mary Gladys Webb, English writer (d. 1927)
- 1906Jean Sablon, French singer (d. 1994)
- 1940Anita Bryant, American singer
- 1954Thom Loverro, American sportswriter
- 1974Lark Voorhies, American actress
- 1976Baek Ji Young, South Korean singer
- 1982Álvaro Saborío, Costa Rican footballer
- 1986Megan Gibson, American softball player
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