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)
- 1134The name Zagreb was mentioned for the first time in the Felician Charter relating to the establishment of the Zagreb Bishopric around 1094.
- 1846Thornton Affair: Open conflict begins over the disputed border of Texas, triggering the Mexican-American War.
- 1847The last survivors of the Donner Party are out of the wilderness.
- 1944The United Negro College Fund is incorporated.
- 1953Francis Crick and James D. Watson publish Molecular structure of nucleic acids: a structure for deoxyribose nucleic acid describing the double helix structure of DNA.
- 1965Teenage sniper Michael Andrew Clark kills three and wounds six others shooting from a hilltop along Highway 101 just south of Santa Maria, California.
- 1983American schoolgirl Samantha Smith is invited to visit the Soviet Union by its leader Yuri Andropov after he read her letter in which she expressed fears about nuclear war.
- 2005The final piece of the Obelisk of Axum is returned to Ethiopia after being stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937.
- 2007Boris Yeltsin’s funeral – the first to be sanctioned by the Russian Orthodox Church for a head of state since the funeral of Emperor Alexander III in 1894.
- 2009Zach Daniels made his debut in professional wrestling against Jason Blackman.
Who were born on April 25?
- 1770Georg Sverdrup, Norwegian philologist (d. 1850)
- 1902Werner Heyde, German psychiatrist (d. 1964)
- 1923Melissa Hayden, American ballerina (d. 2006)
- 1945Richard C. Hoagland, American conspiracy theorist
- 1946Talia Shire, American actress
- 1950Steve Ferrone, English drummer
- 1953Ron Clements, American animation director
- 1955Christopher Tyng, American composer
- 1983J.P. Howell, American baseball player
- 1984Melonie Diaz, American actress
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