July 25: Day of the Week
July 25, 2020 is the 207th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 159 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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)
- 1139Battle of Ourique: The Almoravids, led by Ali ibn Yusuf, are defeated by Prince Afonso Henriques.
- 1536Sebastián de Belalcázar on his search of El Dorado founds the city of Santiago de Cali.
- 1554Mary I marries Philip II of Spain at Winchester Cathedral
- 1755British governor Charles Lawrence and the Nova Scotia Council order the deportation of the Acadians. Thousands of Acadians are sent to the British Colonies in America, France and England. Some later move to Louisiana, while others resettle in New Brunswick.
- 1861American Civil War: The United States Congress passes the Crittenden-Johnson Resolution, stating that the war is being fought to preserve the Union and not to end slavery.
- 1925Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union (TASS) is established.
- 1943World War II: Benito Mussolini is forced out of office by his own Italian Grand Council and is replaced by Pietro Badoglio.
- 1959SR-N1 hovercraft crosses the English Channel from Calais to Dover in just over 2 hours.
- 1983Black July: 37 Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo are massacred by the fellow Sinhalese prisoners.
- 2007Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India’s first female president.
Who were born on July 25?
- 1895Yvonne Printemps, French actress and singer (d. 1977)
- 1896Jack Perrin, American actor (d. 1967)
- 1907Johnny Hodges, American saxophonist (d. 1970)
- 1917Whipper Billy Watson, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1990)
- 1924Scotch Taylor, Former South African cricketer (d. 2004)
- 1928Mario Montenegro, Filipino actor (d. 1988)
- 1951Jack Thompson, American activist and former lawyer
- 1954Jochem Ziegert, German footballer
- 1955Kike Elomaa, Finnish bodybuilder
- 1955Randall Bewley, American guitarist
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