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Sunday August 25, 2019

August 25: Day of the Week

August 25, 2019 is the 237th day of the year 2019 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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.

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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)

  • 1537
    The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed.
  • 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.
  • 1921
    The first skirmishes of the Battle of Blair Mountain occur.
  • 1942
    World War II: Battle of Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea.
  • 1950
    President Harry Truman orders the US Army to seize control of the nation’s railroads to avert a strike.
  • 1980
    Zimbabwe joins the United Nations.
  • 1991
    Belarus gains its independence from the Soviet Union
  • 1991
    Linus Torvalds announces the first version of what will become Linux.
  • 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?

  • 1724
    George Stubbs, British painter (d. 1806)
  • 1796
    James Lick, American land baron (d. 1876)
  • 1913
    Walt Kelly, American cartoonist (d. 1973)
  • 1944
    Conrad Black, newspaper magnate
  • 1946
    Rollie Fingers, American baseball player
  • 1956
    Henri Toivonen, Finnish rally driver (d. 1986)
  • 1964
    Joanne Whalley, British actress
  • 1966
    Derek Sherinian, American keyboardist
  • 1977
    Diego Corrales, American boxer (d. 2007)
  • 1981
    Rachel Bilson, American actress

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