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)
- 1134The name Zagreb was mentioned for the first time in the Felician Charter relating to the establishment of the Zagreb Bishopric around 1094.
- 1607Eighty Years’ War: The Dutch fleet destroys the anchored Spanish fleet at Gibraltar.
- 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.
- 1938U.S. Supreme Court delivers its opinion in Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins and overturns a century of federal common law.
- 1939DC Comics publishes its second major superhero in Detective Comics #27; he is Batman, one of the most popular comic book superheroes of all time.
- 1943The Demyansk Shield for German troops in commemoration of Demyansk Pocket is instituted.
- 1959The St. Lawrence Seaway, linking the North American Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, officially opens to shipping.
- 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.
- 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.
- 2005107 die in Amagasaki rail crash in Japan.
Who were born on April 25?
- 1775Charlotte of Spain, Spanish Infanta and queen of Portugal (d. 1830)
- 1906William J. Brennan, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1997)
- 1927Albert Uderzo, French cartoonist
- 1927Corín Tellado, Spanish romance novelist (d. 2009)
- 1932Meadowlark Lemon, American basketball player
- 1946Talia Shire, American actress
- 1950Steve Ferrone, English drummer
- 1965Eric Avery, American musician (Jane’s Addiction, Deconstruction, Polar Bear)
- 1984Andre' Woodson, American football player
- 1987Johann Smith, American soccer player
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