April 25: Day of the Week
April 25, 2019 was the 115th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 250 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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.
- 1847The last survivors of the Donner Party are out of the wilderness.
- 1862American Civil War: Forces under Union Admiral David Farragut demand the surrender of the Confederate city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
- 1945The Nazi occupation army surrenders and leaves Northern Italy after a general partisan insurrection by the Italian resistance movement; the puppet fascist regime dissolves and Benito Mussolini tries to escape. This day is taken as symbolic of the Liberation of Italy.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1982Israel completes its withdrawal from the Sinai peninsula per the Camp David Accords.
- 1986Mswati III is crowned King of Swaziland, succeeding his father Sobhuza II.
- 2005Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaties to join the European Union.
Who were born on April 25?
- 1725Augustus Keppel, 1st Viscount Keppel, Royal Navy admiral (d. 1786)
- 1776Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (d. 1857)
- 1900Wolfgang Ernst Pauli, Austrian-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)
- 1902Werner Heyde, German psychiatrist (d. 1964)
- 1925Kay E. Kuter, American actor (d. 2003)
- 1935April Ashley, English model
- 1964Andy Bell, English singer and songwriter (Erasure)
- 1969Darren Woodson, American football player
- 1983DeAngelo Williams, American football player
- 1990Taylor Walker, Australian Rules football player
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