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Tuesday August 25, 2020

August 25: Day of the Week

August 25, 2020 is the 238th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 128 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.

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Here’s the August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

August 2020
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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)

  • 1537
    The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed.
  • 1609
    Galileo Galilei demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers.
  • 1830
    The Belgian Revolution begins.
  • 1835
    The New York Sun perpetrates the Great Moon Hoax.
  • 1920
    Polish-Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw, which began on August 13, ends. The Red Army is defeated.
  • 1939
    The United Kingdom and Poland form a military alliance in which the UK promises to defend Poland in case of invasion by a foreign power.
  • 1961
    President Jânio Quadros of Brazil resigns after just seven months in power.
  • 1991
    Linus Torvalds announces the first version of what will become Linux.
  • 1997
    Egon Krenz, the former East German leader, is convicted of a shoot-to-kill policy at the Berlin Wall.
  • 2003
    The Tli Cho land claims agreement is signed between the Dogrib First Nations and the Canadian federal government in Rae-Edzo (now called Behchoko).

Who were born on August 25?

  • 1662
    John Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724)
  • 1802
    Nikolaus Lenau, Austrian poet (d. 1850)
  • 1817
    Marie-Eugénie de Jésus, Founder of the Religious of the Assumption (d. 1898)
  • 1928
    John “Kayo” Dottley, American football player
  • 1964
    Maxim Kontsevich, Russian mathematician
  • 1966
    Albert Belle, American baseball player
  • 1968
    Rachael Ray, American chef and television personality
  • 1968
    Takeshi Ueda, Japanese singer and composer
  • 1981
    Rachel Bilson, American actress
  • 1987
    Stacey Farber, Canadian actress

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