Sunday August 25, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

August 25: Day of the Week

August 25, 2024 is the 238th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 128 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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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.

August 25 Historical Event(s)

1258
Regent George Mouzalon and his brothers are killed during a coup headed by the aristocratic faction under, paving the way for its leader, Michael VIII Palaiologos, to ultimately usurp the throne of the Empire of Nicaea.
1580
Battle of Alcântara. Spain defeats Portugal.
1898
700 Greek civilians, 17 British guards and the British Consul of Crete are killed by a Turkish mob in Heraklion, Greece.
1912
The Kuomintang, the Chinese nationalist party, is founded.
1933
The Diexi earthquake strikes Mao County, Sichuan, China and kills 9,000 people.
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.
1961
President Jânio Quadros of Brazil resigns after just seven months in power.
1989
Mayumi Moriyama becomes Japan’s first female cabinet secretary.
1989
Voyager 2 spacecraft makes its closest approach to Neptune, the outermost planet in the Solar System.
1991
The Battle of Vukovar begins. An 87-day siege of a Croatian city by the Yugoslav People’s Army (JNA), supported by various Serbian paramilitary forces, between August–November 1991 during the Croatian War of Independence

Who were born on August 25?

1744
Johann Gottfried Herder, German writer (d. 1803)
1906
Jim Smith, England cricketer (d. 1979)
1909
Michael Rennie, English actor (d. 1971)
1912
Erich Honecker, East German politician (d. 1994)
1964
Joanne Whalley, British actress
1965
Mia Zapata, American singer (The Gits) (d. 1993)
1977
Sophie Cadieux, Canadian actress
1978
Kel Mitchell, American actor
1987
Blake Lively, American actress
1987
James Wesolowski, Australian footballer

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