July 25: Day of the Week
July 25, 2020 was the 207th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 159 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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)
- 1593Henry IV of France publicly converts from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism.
- 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.
- 1868Wyoming becomes a United States territory.
- 1915RFC Captain Lanoe Hawker becomes the first British military aviator to earn the Victoria Cross, for defeating three German two-seat observation aircraft in one day, over the Western Front.
- 1959SR-N1 hovercraft crosses the English Channel from Calais to Dover in just over 2 hours.
- 1978Louise Brown, the world’s first “test tube baby” is born.
- 1993Israel launches a massive attack against Lebanon in what the Israelis call Operation Accountability, and the Lebanese call Seven-Day War.
- 2007Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India’s first female president.
- 2010Wikileaks publishes classified documents about the War in Afghanistan, one of the largest leaks in U.S. military history.
Who were born on July 25?
- 1883Alfredo Casella, Italian composer (d. 1947)
- 1894Gavrilo Princip, Serbian assassin (d. 1918)
- 1907Johnny Hodges, American saxophonist (d. 1970)
- 1918Jane Frank, American artist (d. 1986)
- 1927Daniel Ceccaldi, French actor (d. 2003)
- 1941Manny Charlton, rock guitarist
- 1954Lynne Frederick, British Actress (d. 1994)
- 1968Rudi Bryson, Former South African cricketer
- 1971Chloë Annett, British actress
- 1985Jasmine Lennard, English model
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