April 25: Day of the Week
April 25, 2021 is the 115th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 250 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 1644The Chongzhen Emperor, the last Emperor of Ming Dynasty China, commits suicide during a peasant rebellion led by Li Zicheng.
- 1707The Habsburg army is defeated by Bourbon army at Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession.
- 1945The Nazi occupation army surrenders and leaves Northern Italy after a general partisan insurrection by the Italian resistance movement; the puppet fascist regime dissolves and Benito Mussolini tries to escape. This day is taken as symbolic of the Liberation of Italy.
- 1959The St. Lawrence Seaway, linking the North American Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, officially opens to shipping.
- 1974Carnation Revolution: A leftist military coup in Portugal overthrows the Estado Novo regime and eventually establishes a democratic government.
- 1981More than 100 workers are exposed to radiation during repairs of a nuclear power plant in Tsuruga, Japan.
- 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.
- 2005107 die in Amagasaki rail crash in Japan.
- 2005Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaties to join the European Union.
Who were born on April 25?
- 1694Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, English architect (d. 1753)
- 1862Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, British politician (d. 1933)
- 1913Earl Bostic, American musician (d. 1965)
- 1921Karel Appel, Dutch painter (d. 2006)
- 1927Albert Uderzo, French cartoonist
- 1930Paul Mazursky, American film director and writer
- 1946Talia Shire, American actress
- 1947Jeffrey DeMunn, American actor
- 1970Jason Lee, American actor
- 1977Kim Jong Kook, South Korean singer
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