March 25: Day of the Week
March 25, 2019 was the 84th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 281 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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March 25 Historical Event(s)
- 1306Robert the Bruce becomes King of Scotland.
- 1584Sir Walter Raleigh is granted a patent to colonize Virginia.
- 1655Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christiaan Huygens.
- 1821(Julian Calendar) Traditional date of the start of the Greek War of Independence. The war had actually began since 23 February 1821. The date was chosen in the early years of the Greek state so that it falls on the day of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, strengthening the ties between the Greek Orthodox Church and the newly-found state.
- 1894Coxey’s Army, the first significant American protest march, departs Massillon, Ohio for Washington D.C.
- 1947An explosion in a coal mine in Centralia, Illinois kills 111.
- 1957United States Customs seizes copies of Allen Ginsberg’s poem “Howl” on the grounds of obscenity.
- 1971Bangladesh Liberation War: Beginning of Operation Searchlight by the Pakistani Armed Forces against East Pakistani civilians.
- 1988The Candle demonstration in Bratislava is the first mass demonstration of the 1980s against the communist regime in Czechoslovakia.
- 1996An 81-day-long standoff between the anti-government group Montana Freemen and law enforcement near Jordan, Montana, begins.
Who were born on March 25?
- 1252Conradin, Duke of Swabia (d. 1268)
- 1643Louis Moréri, French encyclopedist (d. 1680)
- 1868William Lockwood, English cricketer (d. 1932)
- 1934Johnny Burnette, American singer (d. 1964)
- 1938Fritz d'Orey, Brazilian racing driver
- 1954Elli Stai, Greek journalist and TV presenter
- 1960Steve Norman, British saxophonist (Spandau Ballet)
- 1969Cathy Dennis, English singer, songwriter, and actress
- 1987Jacob Bagersted, Danish handballer
- 1988Arthur Zeiler, German rugby player
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