February 25: Day of the Week
February 25, 2021 was the 56th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 309 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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)
- 1843Provisional Cession of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands established by Lord George Paulet.
- 1901J. P. Morgan incorporates the United States Steel Corporation.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
Who were born on February 25?
- 1897Peter Llewelyn Davies, British namesake of Peter Pan (d. 1960)
- 1903King Clancy, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1986)
- 1938Diane Baker, American actress
- 1942Karen Grassle, American actress
- 1949Amin Maalouf, Lebanese writer
- 1973Anson Mount, American actor
- 1984Dane Swan, Australian rules footballer
- 1984Lovefoxxx, Brazilian singer (CSS)
- 1985Benji Marshall, New Zealand rugby league footballer
- 1998Brendon Baerg, American actor
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