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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)

  • 1768
    James Cook begins his first voyage.
  • 1825
    Uruguay declares its independence from Brazil.
  • 1894
    Kitasato Shibasaburō discovers the infectious agent of the bubonic plague and publishes his findings in The Lancet.
  • 1912
    The Kuomintang, the Chinese nationalist party, is founded.
  • 1914
    World War I: The library of the Catholic University of Leuven is deliberately destroyed by the German Army. Hundreds of thousands of irreplaceable volumes and Gothic and Renaissance manuscripts are lost.
  • 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.
  • 1981
    Voyager 2 spacecraft makes its closest approach to Saturn
  • 1991
    The Airbus A340 aircraft makes it’s first flight.
  • 1997
    Egon Krenz, the former East German leader, is convicted of a shoot-to-kill policy at the Berlin Wall.

Who were born on August 25?

  • 1913
    Don DeFore, American actor (d. 1993)
  • 1933
    Patrick McManus, American outdoor humor writer
  • 1933
    Wayne Shorter, American jazz musician (Miles Davis, Weather Report)
  • 1951
    Rob Halford, English singer (Judas Priest)
  • 1964
    Blair Underwood, American actor
  • 1964
    Dan Parent, American comic book artist and writer
  • 1964
    Marti Noxon, American television writer and producer
  • 1977
    Diego Corrales, American boxer (d. 2007)
  • 1987
    James Wesolowski, Australian footballer
  • 1992
    Miyabi Natsuyaki, Japanese singer

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