April 25: Day of the Week
April 25, 2019 is the 115th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 250 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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)
- 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.
- 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.
- 1859British and French engineers break ground for the Suez Canal.
- 1901New York becomes the first U.S. state to require automobile license plates.
- 1943The Demyansk Shield for German troops in commemoration of Demyansk Pocket is instituted.
- 1960The U.S. Navy submarine USS Triton completes the first submerged circumnavigation of the globe.
- 1986Mswati III is crowned King of Swaziland, succeeding his father Sobhuza II.
- 1988In Israel, John Demjanuk is sentenced to death for war crimes committed in World War II.
- 2005Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaties to join the European Union.
Who were born on April 25?
- 1851Leopoldo Alas y Ureña, a.k.a. “Clarín”, Spanish novelist (d. 1901)
- 1906William J. Brennan, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1997)
- 1918Gerard Henri de Vaucouleurs, French astronomer (d. 1995)
- 1947Jeffrey DeMunn, American actor
- 1947Johan Cruijff, Dutch footballer
- 1949Vicente Pernía, Argentine footballer
- 1958Fish, Scottish singer and lyricist (ex-Marillion)
- 1966James Stacy Barbour, American actor and singer
- 1970Jason Wiles, American actor
- 1980Alejandro Valverde, Spanish cyclist
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