April 25: Day of the Week
April 25, 2020 was the 116th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 250 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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)
- 1792La Marseillaise (the French national anthem) is composed by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle.
- 1849The Governor General of Canada, Lord Elgin, signs the Rebellion Losses Bill, outraging Montreal’s English population and triggering the Montreal Riots.
- 1861American Civil War: The Union Army arrives in Washington, D.C.
- 1864American Civil War: The Battle of Marks’ Mills.
- 1916Anzac Day is commemorated for the first time on the first anniversary of the landing at Anzac Cove.
- 1961Robert Noyce is granted a patent for an integrated circuit.
- 1966The city of Tashkent is destroyed by a huge earthquake.
- 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.
- 1983Pioneer 10 travels beyond Pluto’s orbit.
- 1986Mswati III is crowned King of Swaziland, succeeding his father Sobhuza II.
Who were born on April 25?
- 1502Georg Major, German Protestant theologian (d. 1574)
- 1621Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery, British soldier, statesman, and dramatist (d. 1679)
- 1694Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, English architect (d. 1753)
- 1849Felix Klein, German mathematician (d. 1925)
- 1905George Nepia, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1986)
- 1923Melissa Hayden, American ballerina (d. 2006)
- 1934Peter McParland, Northern Irish footballer
- 1935April Ashley, English model
- 1975Emily Bergl, British-American actress
- 1977Constantinos Christoforou, Cypriot singer
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