March 25: Day of the Week
March 25, 2017 is the 84th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 281 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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)
- 1199Richard I is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France, leading to his death on April 6.
- 1634The first settlers arrive in Maryland.
- 1807The Slave Trade Act becomes law, abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire.
- 1894Coxey’s Army, the first significant American protest march, departs Massillon, Ohio for Washington D.C.
- 1917The Georgian Orthodox Church restores its autocephaly abolished by Imperial Russia in 1811.
- 1924On the anniversary of Greek Independence, Alexandros Papanastasiou proclaims the Second Hellenic Republic.
- 1947An explosion in a coal mine in Centralia, Illinois kills 111.
- 1957United States Customs seizes copies of Allen Ginsberg’s poem “Howl” on the grounds of obscenity.
- 1990The Happy Land fire was an arson fire that kills 87 people trapped inside an illegal nightclub in the New York City borough of The Bronx.
- 1996The European Union’s Veterinarian Committee bans the export of British beef and its by-products as a result of mad cow disease (Bovine spongiform encephalopathy).
Who were born on March 25?
- 1661Paul de Rapin, French historian (d. 1725)
- 1767Joachim Murat, King of Naples (d. 1815)
- 1921Nancy Kelly, American actress (d. 1995)
- 1926László Papp, Hungarian boxer (d. 2003)
- 1929Cecil Taylor, American jazz pianist
- 1946Gerard John Schaefer, American serial killer (d. 1995)
- 1947Elton John, English singer and songwriter
- 1954Elli Stai, Greek journalist and TV presenter
- 1964Lisa Gay Hamilton, American actress
- 1988Big Sean, American Rapper
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