June 25: Day of the Week
June 25, 2020 is the 177th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 189 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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June 25 Historical Event(s)
- 1530At the Diet of Augsburg the Augsburg Confession is presented to the Holy Roman Emperor by the Lutheran princes and Electors of Germany.
- 1678Venetian Elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy when she graduates from the University of Padua.
- 1910The United States Congress passes the Mann Act, which prohibits interstate transport of females for “immoral purposes”; the ambiguous language would be used to selectively prosecute people for years to come.
- 1944The final page of the comic Krazy Kat was published, exactly two months after its author George Herriman died.
- 1949Long-Haired Hare, starring Bugs Bunny, is released in theaters.
- 1960Two cryptographers working for the United States National Security Agency left for vacation to Mexico, and from there defected to the Soviet Union.
- 1967Broadcasting of the first live global satellite television program: Our World
- 1982Greece abolishes the head shaving of recruits in the military.
- 1991Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.
- 1996The Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia kills 19 U.S. servicemen.
Who were born on June 25?
- 1903George Orwell, British writer (d. 1950)
- 1911William Howard Stein, American chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1980)
- 1924Sidney Lumet, American film director (d. 2011)
- 1929Eric Carle, American author
- 1946Roméo Dallaire, Dutch-born Canadian senator
- 1952Tim Finn, New Zealand singer and songwriter
- 1959Jari Puikkonen, Finnish ski jumper
- 1973Milan Hnilička, Czech ice hockey player
- 1979Hirooki Goto, Japanese professional wrestler
- 1985Daniel Bard, American baseball player
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