July 25: Day of the Week
July 25, 2021 is the 206th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 159 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 1722Dummer’s War begins along the Maine-Massachusetts border.
- 1759French and Indian War: in Western New York, British forces capture Fort Niagara from the French, who subsequently abandon Fort Rouillé.
- 1799At Aboukir in Egypt, Napoleon I of France defeats 10,000 Ottomans under Mustafa Pasha.
- 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.
- 1893The Corinth Canal in the Gulf of Corinth, Greece is used for the first time.
- 1917Sir Robert Borden introduces the first income tax in Canada as a “temporary” measure (lowest bracket is 4% and highest is 25%).
- 1940General Guisan orders the Swiss Army to resist German invasion and makes surrender illegal.
- 1959SR-N1 hovercraft crosses the English Channel from Calais to Dover in just over 2 hours.
- 1993Israel launches a massive attack against Lebanon in what the Israelis call Operation Accountability, and the Lebanese call Seven-Day War.
- 2000Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde supersonic passenger jet, F-BTSC, crashes just after takeoff from Paris killing all 109 aboard and 4 on the ground.
Who were born on July 25?
- 1753Santiago de Liniers, viceroy of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata (d. 1810)
- 1886Bror von Blixen-Finecke, Swedish big-game hunter (d. 1946)
- 1908Jack Gilford, American actor (d. 1990)
- 1925Benny Benjamin, Motown session drummer (d. 1969)
- 1954Walter Payton, American football player (d. 1999)
- 1961Bobbie Eakes, American actress
- 1974Jay R. Ferguson, American actor
- 1978Gerard Warren, American football player
- 1985Nelson Piquet, Jr., Brazilian race car driver
- 1986Barbara Meier, German model
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