February 25: Day of the Week
February 25, 2018 was the 56th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 309 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 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.
- 1919Oregon places a 1 cent per U.S. gallon tax on gasoline, becoming the first U.S. state to levy a gasoline tax.
- 1928Charles Jenkins Laboratories of Washington, D.C. becomes the first holder of a television license from the Federal Radio Commission.
- 1933The USS Ranger is launched. It is the first US Navy ship to be built solely as an aircraft carrier.
- 1945World War II: Turkey declares war on Germany.
- 1964North Korean Prime Minister Kim Il-sung calls for the removal of feudalistic land ownership aimed at turning all cooperative farms into state-run ones.
- 1991Gulf War: An Iraqi scud missile hits an American military barracks in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia killing 28 U.S. Army Reservists from Pennsylvania.
- 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?
- 1663Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (d. 1718)
- 1682Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Italian anatomist (d. 1771)
- 1845George Reid, Australian politician (d. 1918)
- 1883Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (d. 1981)
- 1949Ric Flair, American professional wrestler
- 1969Paul Trimboli, Australian soccer player
- 1971Dave Harris, American disc jockey
- 1973Anson Mount, American actor
- 1987Eva Avila, Canadian singer
- 1990Jefferson Alves Oliveira, Brazilian footballer
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