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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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)
- 1634The first settlers arrive in Maryland.
- 1807The Swansea and Mumbles Railway, then known as the Oystermouth Railway, becomes the first passenger carrying railway in the world.
- 1917The Georgian Orthodox Church restores its autocephaly abolished by Imperial Russia in 1811.
- 1949The extensive deportation campaign known as March deportation is conducted in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to force collectivisation by way of terror. The Soviet authorities deport more than 92,000 people from the Baltics to remote areas of the Soviet Union.
- 1957United States Customs seizes copies of Allen Ginsberg’s poem “Howl” on the grounds of obscenity.
- 1958Canada’s Avro Arrow makes its first flight.
- 1965Civil rights activists led by Martin Luther King, Jr. successfully complete their 4-day 50-mile march from Selma to the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama.
- 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.
- 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.
Who were born on March 25?
- 1935Flash Elorde, Filipino boxer
- 1937Tom Monaghan, American fast-food industry entrepreneur
- 1946Cliff Balsam, English footballer
- 1954Thom Loverro, American sportswriter
- 1955Lee Mazzilli, American baseball player
- 1958Sisy Chen, Taiwanese politician and television commentator
- 1965Avery Johnson, American basketball player and coach
- 1975Anne Dudek, American actress
- 1982Álvaro Saborío, Costa Rican footballer
- 1989Aly Michalka, American actress and singer
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