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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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)
- 306Constantine I is proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops.
- 1547Henry II of France is crowned.
- 1693Ignacio de Maya founds the Real Santiago de las Sabinas, now known as Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León, México.
- 1853Joaquin Murietta, the famous Californio bandit known as “Robin Hood of El Dorado”, is killed.
- 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.
- 1920France captures Damascus.
- 1979Another section of the Sinai Peninsula is peacefully returned by Israel to Egypt.
- 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.
- 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?
- 1562Katō Kiyomasa, Japanese warlord (d. 1611)
- 1683Pieter Langendijk, Dutch dramatist and poet (d. 1756)
- 1753Santiago de Liniers, viceroy of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata (d. 1810)
- 1941Nate Thurmond, American basketball player
- 1942Bruce Woodley, Australian musician (The Seekers)
- 1954Jochem Ziegert, German footballer
- 1966Maureen Herman, American bassist
- 1971Billy Wagner, American baseball player
- 1981Jani Rita, Finnish ice hockey player
- 1983Nenad Krstic, Serbian basketball player
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