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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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)
- 1797Colonel William Tate and his force of 1000-1500 soldiers surrender after the Last Invasion of Britain.
- 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.
- 1919Oregon places a 1 cent per U.S. gallon tax on gasoline, becoming the first U.S. state to levy a gasoline tax.
- 1932Adolf Hitler obtains German citizenship by naturalization, which allows him to run in the 1932 election for Reichspräsident.
- 1948The Communist Party takes control of government in Czechoslovakia and the period of the Third Republic ends.
- 1951The first Pan American Games are held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
- 1954Gamal Abdul Nasser is made premier of Egypt.
- 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.
- 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?
- 1778Don José de San Martín, Argentine military commander (d. 1850)
- 1908Frank G. Slaughter, American novelist (d. 2001)
- 1918Barney Ewell, American athlete (d. 1996)
- 1932Tony Brooks, English race car driver
- 1950Neil Jordan, Irish director
- 1953Kim Yeong-cheol, South Korean actor
- 1971Dave Harris, American disc jockey
- 1980Christy Knowings, American actress
- 1982Chris Baird, Irish footballer
- 1982Maria Kanellis, American model and professional wrestler
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