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Thursday August 25, 2022

August 25: Day of the Week

August 25, 2022 is the 237th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 128 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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 August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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August 25 Historical Event(s)

  • 1248
    The Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht.
  • 1758
    Seven Years’ War: Frederick II of Prussia defeats the Russian army at the Battle of Zorndorf.
  • 1835
    The New York Sun perpetrates the Great Moon Hoax.
  • 1875
    Captain Matthew Webb became the first person to swim across the English Channel, traveling from Dover, England, to Calais, France, in 22 hours.
  • 1898
    700 Greek civilians, 17 British guards and the British Consul of Crete are killed by a Turkish mob in Heraklion, Greece.
  • 1921
    The first skirmishes of the Battle of Blair Mountain occur.
  • 1933
    The Diexi earthquake strikes Mao County, Sichuan, China and kills 9,000 people.
  • 1942
    World War II: Battle of Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea.
  • 1945
    Ten days after World War II ends with Japan announcing its surrender, armed supporters of the Communist Party of China kill Baptist missionary John Birch, regarded by some of the American right as the first victim of the Cold War.
  • 1989
    Tadeusz Mazowiecki is chosen as the first non-communist Prime Minister in Central and Eastern Europe.

Who were born on August 25?

  • 1898
    Arthur Wood, England cricketer (d. 1973)
  • 1902
    Stefan Wolpe, German-born composer (d. 1972)
  • 1916
    Van Johnson, American actor (d. 2008)
  • 1928
    Herbert Kroemer, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1928
    John “Kayo” Dottley, American football player
  • 1930
    Graham Jarvis, Canadian actor (d. 2003)
  • 1950
    Charles Fambrough, American jazz musician
  • 1955
    Vijayakanth, Tamil actor and politician
  • 1967
    Tom Hollander, English actor
  • 1983
    James Rossiter, British racing driver

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