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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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)
- 1707The Habsburg army is defeated by Bourbon army at Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession.
- 1792La Marseillaise (the French national anthem) is composed by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle.
- 1792Highwayman Nicolas J. Pelletier becomes the first person executed by guillotine.
- 1859British and French engineers break ground for the Suez Canal.
- 1898Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain.
- 1944The United Negro College Fund is incorporated.
- 1961Robert Noyce is granted a patent for an integrated circuit.
- 1986Mswati III is crowned King of Swaziland, succeeding his father Sobhuza II.
- 2005107 die in Amagasaki rail crash in Japan.
- 2009Zach Daniels made his debut in professional wrestling against Jason Blackman.
Who were born on April 25?
- 1725Augustus Keppel, 1st Viscount Keppel, Royal Navy admiral (d. 1786)
- 1843Alice of the United Kingdom, Grand Duchess of Hesse (d. 1878)
- 1851Leopoldo Alas y Ureña, a.k.a. “Clarín”, Spanish novelist (d. 1901)
- 1917Ella Fitzgerald, American singer (d. 1996)
- 1925Kay E. Kuter, American actor (d. 2003)
- 1931Felix Berezin, Russian mathematician (d. 1980)
- 1934Peter McParland, Northern Irish footballer
- 1950Steve Ferrone, English drummer
- 1951Ian McCartney, British Member of Parliament
- 1966Erik Pappas, Greek-American baseball player
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