April 25: Day of the Week
April 25, 2019 was the 115th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 250 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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.
- 1846Thornton Affair: Open conflict begins over the disputed border of Texas, triggering the Mexican-American War.
- 1862American Civil War: Forces under Union Admiral David Farragut demand the surrender of the Confederate city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
- 1916Easter Rebellion: The United Kingdom declares martial law in Ireland.
- 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.
- 1945The last German troops retreat from Finland’s soil in Lapland, ending the Lapland War. Military acts of Second World War end in Finland.
- 1960The U.S. Navy submarine USS Triton completes the first submerged circumnavigation of the globe.
- 1965Teenage sniper Michael Andrew Clark kills three and wounds six others shooting from a hilltop along Highway 101 just south of Santa Maria, California.
- 1972Vietnam War: Nguyen Hue Offensive – The North Vietnamese 320th Division forces 5,000 South Vietnamese troops to retreat and traps about 2,500 others northwest of Kontum.
- 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?
- 1868John Bevins Moisant, American aviator (d. 1910)
- 1913Nikolaos Roussen, Greek naval officer in World War II (d. 1944)
- 1927Corín Tellado, Spanish romance novelist (d. 2009)
- 1934Peter McParland, Northern Irish footballer
- 1949James Fenton, English poet
- 1951Ian McCartney, British Member of Parliament
- 1973Fredrik Larzon, Swedish drummer (Millencolin)
- 1977Ilias Kotsios, Greek footballer
- 1982Brian Barton, American baseball player
- 1983J.P. Howell, American baseball player
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