February 25: Day of the Week
February 25, 2019 was the 56th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 309 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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.
- 1866Miners in Calaveras County, California, discover what is now called the Calaveras Skull, human remains that supposedly indicated that man, mastodons, and elephants had co-existed.
- 1921Tbilisi, capital of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, is occupied by Bolshevist Russia.
- 1932Adolf Hitler obtains German citizenship by naturalization, which allows him to run in the 1932 election for Reichspräsident.
- 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.
- 1954Gamal Abdul Nasser is made premier of Egypt.
- 1964U.S. Air Force launches a satellite employing a US Air Force Atlas/Agena combination from Point Arguello (LC-2-3) in California and from Cape Kennedy in Florida.
- 1971The first unit of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station, the first commercial nuclear power station in Canada, goes online.
- 2011In the Irish general election, the Fianna Fáil-led government suffered the worst defeat of a sitting government since the formation of the Irish state in 1921.
Who were born on February 25?
- 1643Ahmed II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1695)
- 1778Don José de San Martín, Argentine military commander (d. 1850)
- 1885Sylvia Brett, British socialite and wife of Charles Vyner Brooke (d. 1971)
- 1928Larry Gelbart, American comedy writer (d. 2009)
- 1945Herbert Léonard, French singer
- 1964Luigi Troiani, Italian rugby player
- 1965Veronica Webb, American supermodel and actress
- 1981Park Ji-Sung, South Korean footballer
- 1982Flavia Pennetta, Italian professional tennis player
- 1989Jimmer Fredette, American basketball player
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