April 25: Day of the Week
April 25, 2022 was the 115th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 250 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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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)
- 1804The western Georgian kingdom of Imereti accepts the suzerainty of the Russian Empire
- 1849The Governor General of Canada, Lord Elgin, signs the Rebellion Losses Bill, outraging Montreal’s English population and triggering the Montreal Riots.
- 1859British and French engineers break ground for the Suez Canal.
- 1898Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain.
- 1916Easter Rebellion: The United Kingdom declares martial law in Ireland.
- 1945The last German troops retreat from Finland’s soil in Lapland, ending the Lapland War. Military acts of Second World War end in Finland.
- 1965Teenage sniper Michael Andrew Clark kills three and wounds six others shooting from a hilltop along Highway 101 just south of Santa Maria, California.
- 1981More than 100 workers are exposed to radiation during repairs of a nuclear power plant in Tsuruga, Japan.
- 2005Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaties to join the European Union.
- 2007Boris Yeltsin’s funeral – the first to be sanctioned by the Russian Orthodox Church for a head of state since the funeral of Emperor Alexander III in 1894.
Who were born on April 25?
- 1599Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland (d. 1658)
- 1850Luise Adolpha Le Beau, German composer (d. 1927)
- 1903Andrey Nikolayevich Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician (d. 1987)
- 1917Ella Fitzgerald, American singer (d. 1996)
- 1940Jochen Borchert, German politician
- 1960Bruce Redman, Australian film producer
- 1969Gina Torres, American actress
- 1970Jason Lee, American actor
- 1978Matt Walker, British swimmer
- 1987Johann Smith, American soccer player
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