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)
- 1134The name Zagreb was mentioned for the first time in the Felician Charter relating to the establishment of the Zagreb Bishopric around 1094.
- 1829Charles Fremantle arrives in HMS Challenger off the coast of modern-day Western Australia prior to declaring the Swan River Colony for the United Kingdom.
- 1849The Governor General of Canada, Lord Elgin, signs the Rebellion Losses Bill, outraging Montreal’s English population and triggering the Montreal Riots.
- 1920At the San Remo conference, the principal Allied Powers of World War I adopt a resolution to determine the allocation of Class “A” League of Nations mandates for administration of the former Ottoman-ruled lands of the Middle East.
- 1966The city of Tashkent is destroyed by a huge earthquake.
- 1975As North Vietnamese forces close in on the South Vietnamese capital Saigon, the Australian Embassy is closed and evacuated, almost ten years to the day since the first Australian troop commitment to South Vietnam.
- 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.
- 2005107 die in Amagasaki rail crash in Japan.
- 2005The final piece of the Obelisk of Axum is returned to Ethiopia after being stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937.
Who were born on April 25?
- 1770Georg Sverdrup, Norwegian philologist (d. 1850)
- 1849Felix Klein, German mathematician (d. 1925)
- 1898Fred Haney, baseball player (d. 1977)
- 1925Kay E. Kuter, American actor (d. 2003)
- 1947Jeffrey DeMunn, American actor
- 1960Bruce Redman, Australian film producer
- 1966Diego Domínguez, Argentine-born Italian rugby player
- 1978Letícia Birkheuer, Brazilian model
- 1982Monty Panesar, English cricketer
- 1983DeAngelo Williams, American football player
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