July 25: Day of the Week
July 25, 2019 was the 206th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 159 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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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.
- 306Constantine I is proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops.
- 1261The city of Constantinople is recaptured by Nicaean forces under the command of Alexios Strategopoulos, re-establishing the Byzantine Empire.
- 1609The English ship Sea Venture, en route to Virginia, is deliberately driven ashore during a storm at Bermuda to prevent its sinking; the survivors go on to found a new colony there.
- 1722Dummer’s War begins along the Maine-Massachusetts border.
- 1824Costa Rica annexes Guanacaste from Nicaragua.
- 1869The Japanese daimyō begin returning their land holdings to the emperor as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms. (Traditional Japanese Date: June 17, 1869).
- 1957The Republic of Tunisia is proclaimed.
- 1978The Cerro Maravilla incident occurs.
- 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?
- 1421Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (d. 1461)
- 1562Katō Kiyomasa, Japanese warlord (d. 1611)
- 1907Johnny Hodges, American saxophonist (d. 1970)
- 1920Rosalind Franklin, English scientist (d. 1958)
- 1928Mario Montenegro, Filipino actor (d. 1988)
- 1941Peter Suschitzky, Polish-British cinematographer
- 1963Julian Hodgson, English chess player
- 1966Christine C. Quinn, American politician
- 1977Kenny Thomas, American basketball player
- 1982Norbert Lemcke, German footballer
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