April 25: Day of the Week
April 25, 2020 is the 116th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 250 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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 April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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April 25 Historical Event(s)
- 1804The western Georgian kingdom of Imereti accepts the suzerainty of the Russian Empire
- 1846Thornton Affair: Open conflict begins over the disputed border of Texas, triggering the Mexican-American War.
- 1859British and French engineers break ground for the Suez Canal.
- 1861American Civil War: The Union Army arrives in Washington, D.C.
- 1862American Civil War: Forces under Union Admiral David Farragut demand the surrender of the Confederate city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
- 1945Elbe Day: United States and Soviet troops meet in Torgau along the River Elbe, cutting the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany in two, a milestone in the approaching end of World War II in Europe.
- 1986Mswati III is crowned King of Swaziland, succeeding his father Sobhuza II.
- 2003The Human Genome Project comes to an end two and a half years earlier than expected.
- 2005The final piece of the Obelisk of Axum is returned to Ethiopia after being stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937.
- 2011At least 300 people killed in deadliest tornado outbreak in the Southern United States since the 1974 Super Outbreak.
Who were born on April 25?
- 1897Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (d. 1965)
- 1923Albert King, American musician (d. 1992)
- 1924Franco Mannino, Italian composer (d. 2005)
- 1927Corín Tellado, Spanish romance novelist (d. 2009)
- 1938Ton Schulten, Dutch artist
- 1941Princess Muna al-Hussein, of Jordan
- 1960Bruce Redman, Australian film producer
- 1961Dinesh D'Souza, American author
- 1970Jason Wiles, American actor
- 1982Monty Panesar, English cricketer
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