August 25: Day of the Week
August 25, 2021 was the 237th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 128 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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Here’s the August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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)
- 1248The Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht.
- 1258Regent 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.
- 1609Galileo Galilei demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers.
- 1835The New York Sun perpetrates the Great Moon Hoax.
- 1898700 Greek civilians, 17 British guards and the British Consul of Crete are killed by a Turkish mob in Heraklion, Greece.
- 1920Polish-Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw, which began on August 13, ends. The Red Army is defeated.
- 1939The United Kingdom and Poland form a military alliance in which the UK promises to defend Poland in case of invasion by a foreign power.
- 1981Voyager 2 spacecraft makes its closest approach to Saturn
- 1989Mayumi Moriyama becomes Japan’s first female cabinet secretary.
- 1997Egon Krenz, the former East German leader, is convicted of a shoot-to-kill policy at the Berlin Wall.
Who were born on August 25?
- 1707King Louis I of Spain, (d. 1724)
- 1776Thomas Bladen Capel Royal Navy Admiral (d. 1853)
- 1913Walt Kelly, American cartoonist (d. 1973)
- 1925Thea Astley, Australian writer, (d. 2004)
- 1933Wayne Shorter, American jazz musician (Miles Davis, Weather Report)
- 1960Ashley Crow, American actress
- 1961Billy Ray Cyrus, American singer and actor
- 1963Christine McGlade, Canadian actress (You Can't Do That on Television)
- 1970Robert Horry, American basketball player
- 1992Miyabi Natsuyaki, Japanese singer
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