February 25: Day of the Week
February 25, 2020 was the 56th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 310 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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 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)
- 1570Pope Pius V excommunicates Queen Elizabeth I of England.
- 1843Provisional Cession of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands established by Lord George Paulet.
- 1912Marie-Adélaïde, the eldest of six daughters of Guillaume IV, becomes the first reigning Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.
- 1921Tbilisi, capital of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, is occupied by Bolshevist Russia.
- 1941February Strike: In occupied Amsterdam, a general strike is declared in response to increasing anti-Jewish measures instituted by the Nazis.
- 1945World War II: Turkey declares war on Germany.
- 1947The State of Prussia ceases to exist.
- 1968Vietnam War: 135 unarmed citizens of Ha My village in South Vietnam’s Quảng Nam Province are killed and buried en masse by South Korean troops in what would come to be known as the Ha My massacre.
- 1980The Suriname government is overthrown by a military coup which is initiated with the bombing of the police station from an army ship off the coast of the nation’s capital, Paramaribo
- 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?
- 1591Friedrich von Spee, German writer (d. 1635)
- 1871Lesya Ukrainka, Ukrainian poet (d.1913)
- 1913Gert Fröbe, German actor (d. 1988)
- 1940Billy Packer, American sports broadcaster
- 1948Aldo Busi, Italian writer
- 1950Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Spanish alpine skier (d. 2006)
- 1973Anson Mount, American actor
- 1982Kimberly Caldwell, American reality television personality
- 1987Andrew Poje, Canadian figure skater
- 1998Brendon Baerg, American actor
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