July 25: Day of the Week
July 25, 2019 is the 206th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 159 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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)
- 1554Mary I marries Philip II of Spain at Winchester Cathedral
- 1722Dummer’s War begins along the Maine-Massachusetts border.
- 1866The United States Congress passes legislation authorizing the five-star rank of General of the Army. Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant becomes the first to be promoted to this rank.
- 1893The Corinth Canal in the Gulf of Corinth, Greece is used for the first time.
- 1894The First Sino-Japanese War begins when the Japanese fire upon a Chinese warship.
- 1934The Nazis assassinate Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss in a failed coup attempt.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1993Israel launches a massive attack against Lebanon in what the Israelis call Operation Accountability, and the Lebanese call Seven-Day War.
Who were born on July 25?
- 1750Henry Knox, American general (d. 1806)
- 1930Alice Parizeau, Polish-born Quebec writer and essayist (d. 1990)
- 1936Glenn Murcutt, Australian architect
- 1943Erika Steinbach, German politician
- 1950Mark Clarke (musician), British musician, bass player and singer
- 1952Eduardo Souto de Moura, Portuguese architect.
- 1963Denis Coderre, French Canadian politician
- 1973Dani Filth, British singer (Cradle of Filth)
- 1985Jasmine Lennard, English model
- 1989Francisco Ferreira, Portuguese journalist
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