July 25: Day of the Week
July 25, 2021 was the 206th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 159 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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)
- 285Diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler.
- 1554Mary I marries Philip II of Spain at Winchester Cathedral
- 1893The Corinth Canal in the Gulf of Corinth, Greece is used for the first time.
- 1943World War II: Benito Mussolini is forced out of office by his own Italian Grand Council and is replaced by Pietro Badoglio.
- 1946At Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a comedy team.
- 195645 miles south of Nantucket Island, the Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collides with the MS Stockholm in heavy fog and sinks the next day, killing 51.
- 1969Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard Nixon declares the Nixon Doctrine, stating that the United States now expects its Asian allies to take care of their own military defense. This is the start of the “Vietnamization” of the war.
- 1978Louise Brown, the world’s first “test tube baby” is born.
- 1995A gas bottle explodes in Saint Michel station of line B of the RER (Paris regional train network). Eight are killed and 80 wounded.
- 1996In a military coup in Burundi, Pierre Buyoya deposes Sylvestre Ntibantunganya.
Who were born on July 25?
- 1404Philip I, Duke of Brabant (d. 1430)
- 1839Francis Garnier, French explorer (d. 1873)
- 1894Gavrilo Princip, Serbian assassin (d. 1918)
- 1901Ruth Krauss, American author
- 1959Anatoly Onoprienko, Ukrainian serial Killer
- 1963Denis Coderre, French Canadian politician
- 1965Illeana Douglas, American actress
- 1979Allister Carter, English professional snooker player
- 1980Shawn Riggans, American baseball player
- 1981Conor Casey, American soccer player
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