February 25: Day of the Week
February 25, 2019 was the 56th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 309 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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February 25 Historical Event(s)
- 138The Emperor Hadrian adopts Antoninus Pius, effectively making him his successor.
- 1836Samuel Colt is granted a United States patent for the Colt revolver.
- 1843Provisional Cession of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands established by Lord George Paulet.
- 1870Hiram Rhodes Revels, a Republican from Mississippi, is sworn into the United States Senate, becoming the first African American ever to sit in the U.S. Congress.
- 1912Marie-Adélaïde, the eldest of six daughters of Guillaume IV, becomes the first reigning Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.
- 1932Adolf Hitler obtains German citizenship by naturalization, which allows him to run in the 1932 election for Reichspräsident.
- 1941February Strike: In occupied Amsterdam, a general strike is declared in response to increasing anti-Jewish measures instituted by the Nazis.
- 1947The State of Prussia ceases to exist.
- 1986People Power Revolution: President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos flees the nation after 20 years of rule; Corazon Aquino becomes the Philippines’ first woman president.
- 1994Mosque of Abraham massacre: In the Cave of the Patriarchs in the West Bank city of Hebron, Baruch Goldstein opens fire with an automatic rifle, killing 29 Palestinian worshippers and injuring 125 more before being subdued and beaten to death by survivors.
Who were born on February 25?
- 1883Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (d. 1981)
- 1885Princess Alice of Battenberg (d. 1969)
- 1950Néstor Kirchner, Argentine politician (d. 2010)
- 1957Sérgio Marques, Portuguese politician
- 1964Don Majkowski, American football player
- 1965Brian Baker, American guitarist
- 1966Samantha Phillips, American actress
- 1974Divya Bharti, Indian Actress
- 1987Eva Avila, Canadian singer
- 1989E'Twaun Moore, American basketball player
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