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 French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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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)
- 315The Arch of Constantine is completed near the Colosseum at Rome to commemorate Constantine’s victory over Maxentius at the Milvian Bridge.
- 1593Henry IV of France publicly converts from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism.
- 1799At Aboukir in Egypt, Napoleon I of France defeats 10,000 Ottomans under Mustafa Pasha.
- 1861American Civil War: The United States Congress passes the Crittenden-Johnson Resolution, stating that the war is being fought to preserve the Union and not to end slavery.
- 1894The First Sino-Japanese War begins when the Japanese fire upon a Chinese warship.
- 1920France captures Damascus.
- 1942Norwegian Manifesto calls for nonviolent resistance to the Nazis.
- 1943World War II: Benito Mussolini is forced out of office by his own Italian Grand Council and is replaced by Pietro Badoglio.
- 1959SR-N1 hovercraft crosses the English Channel from Calais to Dover in just over 2 hours.
- 1994Israel and Jordan sign the Washington Declaration, which formally ends the state of war that had existed between the nations since 1948.
Who were born on July 25?
- 1867Max Dauthendey, German writer (d. 1918)
- 1902Eric Hoffer, American philosopher (d. 1983)
- 1916Lucien Saulnier, Quebec politician (d. 1989)
- 1925Benny Benjamin, Motown session drummer (d. 1969)
- 1937Colin Renfrew, English archeologist
- 1941Peter Suschitzky, Polish-British cinematographer
- 1955Iman Abdulmajid, Somali model
- 1955Randall Bewley, American guitarist
- 1971Billy Wagner, American baseball player
- 1971Roger Creager, American country music singer-songwriter
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