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 French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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.
- 1570Pope Pius V excommunicates Queen Elizabeth I of England.
- 1836Samuel Colt is granted a United States patent for the Colt revolver.
- 1921Tbilisi, capital of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, is occupied by Bolshevist Russia.
- 1947The State of Prussia ceases to exist.
- 1951The first Pan American Games are held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
- 1954Gamal Abdul Nasser is made premier of Egypt.
- 1956In his speech On the Personality Cult and its Consequences Nikita Khrushchev, leader of the Soviet Union denounces the cult of personality of Joseph Stalin.
- 1971The first unit of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station, the first commercial nuclear power station in Canada, goes online.
- 2009BDR massacre in Pilkhana, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 74 people are killed, including more than 50 army officials, by Bangladeshi Border Guards inside its headquarters.
Who were born on February 25?
- 1714René Nicolas Charles Augustin de Maupeou, Chancellor of France (d. 1792)
- 1910Millicent Fenwick, American fashion editor and politician (d. 1992)
- 1927Dickie Jones, American actor
- 1946Franz Xaver Kroetz, German dramatist
- 1947Giuseppe Betori, Archbishop of Florence
- 1957Sérgio Marques, Portuguese politician
- 1961Davey Allison, American race car driver (d. 1993)
- 1966Nancy O'Dell, American television personality
- 1983Eduardo da Silva, Brazilian-born Croatian footballer
- 1987Justin Abdelkader, American ice hockey player
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