April 25: Day of the Week
April 25, 2021 was the 115th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 250 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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)
- 1644The Chongzhen Emperor, the last Emperor of Ming Dynasty China, commits suicide during a peasant rebellion led by Li Zicheng.
- 1707The Habsburg army is defeated by Bourbon army at Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession.
- 1915World War I: The Battle of Gallipoli begins—The invasion of the Turkish Gallipoli Peninsula by Australian, British, French and New Zealand troops begins with landings at Anzac Cove and Cape Helles.
- 1916Easter Rebellion: The United Kingdom declares martial law in Ireland.
- 1920At the San Remo conference, the principal Allied Powers of World War I adopt a resolution to determine the allocation of Class “A” League of Nations mandates for administration of the former Ottoman-ruled lands of the Middle East.
- 1944The United Negro College Fund is incorporated.
- 1959The St. Lawrence Seaway, linking the North American Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, officially opens to shipping.
- 1960The U.S. Navy submarine USS Triton completes the first submerged circumnavigation of the globe.
- 1961Robert Noyce is granted a patent for an integrated circuit.
- 1974Carnation Revolution: A leftist military coup in Portugal overthrows the Estado Novo regime and eventually establishes a democratic government.
Who were born on April 25?
- 1770Georg Sverdrup, Norwegian philologist (d. 1850)
- 1874Guglielmo Marconi, Italian inventor, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics (d. 1937)
- 1902Werner Heyde, German psychiatrist (d. 1964)
- 1903Andrey Nikolayevich Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician (d. 1987)
- 1909William Pereira, American architect (d. 1985)
- 1948Yu Shyi-kun, former Premier of Taiwan
- 1949James Fenton, English poet
- 1976Tim Duncan, American basketball player
- 1977Constantinos Christoforou, Cypriot singer
- 1981Anja Pärson, Swedish skier
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