February 25: Day of the Week
February 25, 2019 is the 56th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 309 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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.
- 1797Colonel William Tate and his force of 1000-1500 soldiers surrender after the Last Invasion of Britain.
- 1836Samuel Colt is granted a United States patent for the Colt revolver.
- 1932Adolf Hitler obtains German citizenship by naturalization, which allows him to run in the 1932 election for Reichspräsident.
- 1933The USS Ranger is launched. It is the first US Navy ship to be built solely as an aircraft carrier.
- 1941February Strike: In occupied Amsterdam, a general strike is declared in response to increasing anti-Jewish measures instituted by the Nazis.
- 1971The first unit of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station, the first commercial nuclear power station in Canada, goes online.
- 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.
- 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?
- 1888John Foster Dulles, American politician, former United States Senator from New York, and 52nd United States Secretary of State (d. 1959)
- 1928Larry Gelbart, American comedy writer (d. 2009)
- 1937Barbara Piasecka Johnson, widow of John Seward Johnson I
- 1940Billy Packer, American sports broadcaster
- 1943Wilson da Silva Piazza, Brazilian footballer
- 1959Mike Peters, Welsh musician (The Alarm)
- 1982Chris Baird, Irish footballer
- 1989E'Twaun Moore, American basketball player
- 1991Tony Oller, American actor
- 1998Brendon Baerg, American actor
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