July 25: Day of the Week
July 25, 2019 was the 206th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 159 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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July 25 Historical Event(s)
- 306Constantine I is proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops.
- 1554Mary I marries Philip II of Spain at Winchester Cathedral
- 1758Seven Years’ War: the island battery at Fortress Louisbourg in Nova Scotia is silenced and all French warships are destroyed or taken.
- 1792The Brunswick Manifesto is issued to the population of Paris promising vengeance if the French Royal Family is harmed.
- 1837The first commercial use of an electric telegraph is successfully demonstrated by William Cooke and Charles Wheatstone on 25 July 1837 between Euston and Camden Town in London.
- 1944World War II: Operation Spring – one of the bloodiest days for the First Canadian Army during the war: 1,500 casualties, including 500 killed.
- 1952The U.S. non-incorporated colonial territory of Puerto Rico adopts a constitution of local-limited powers, approved by the United States Congress in contravention of then-current international law.
- 1958The African Regroupment Party (PRA) holds its first congress in Cotonou.
- 1973Soviet Mars 5 space probe launched.
- 2007Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India’s first female president.
Who were born on July 25?
- 1867Max Dauthendey, German writer (d. 1918)
- 1901Lila Lee, American actress (d. 1973)
- 1914Woody Strode, American actor and decathlete (d. 1994)
- 1916Lucien Saulnier, Quebec politician (d. 1989)
- 1927Sadiq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani politician (d. 2000)
- 1941Nate Thurmond, American basketball player
- 1971Roger Creager, American country music singer-songwriter
- 1973Michael C. Williams, American actor
- 1986Givanildo Vieira de Souza, Brazilian footballer
- 1989Francisco Ferreira, Portuguese journalist
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