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)
- 1570Pope Pius V excommunicates Queen Elizabeth I of England.
- 1836Samuel Colt is granted a United States patent for the Colt revolver.
- 1843Provisional Cession of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands established by Lord George Paulet.
- 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.
- 1870Hiram Rhodes Revels, a Republican from Mississippi, is sworn into the United States Senate, becoming the first African American ever to sit in the U.S. Congress.
- 1901J. P. Morgan incorporates the United States Steel Corporation.
- 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.
- 1991Gulf War: An Iraqi scud missile hits an American military barracks in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia killing 28 U.S. Army Reservists from Pennsylvania.
- 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?
- 1842Karl May, German writer (d. 1912)
- 1861Rudolf Steiner, Austrian philosopher and educator (d. 1925)
- 1945Elkie Brooks, English singer
- 1946Jean Todt, French Formula One executive
- 1950Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Spanish alpine skier (d. 2006)
- 1950Néstor Kirchner, Argentine politician (d. 2010)
- 1958Kurt Rambis, American basketball player and coach
- 1962Birgit Fischer, German kayaker
- 1982Kimberly Caldwell, American reality television personality
- 1987Kwaku Afriyie, Ghanaian footballer
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