March 25: Day of the Week
March 25, 2020 was the 85th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 281 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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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.
- 1802The Treaty of Amiens is signed as a “Definitive Treaty of Peace” between France and the United Kingdom.
- 1811Percy Bysshe Shelley is expelled from the University of Oxford for publishing the pamphlet The Necessity of Atheism.
- 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.
- 1943Start of the American amphibious landings in the Philippines a turning point in the Pacific War.
- 1957United States Customs seizes copies of Allen Ginsberg’s poem “Howl” on the grounds of obscenity.
- 1958Canada’s Avro Arrow makes its first flight.
- 1969During their honeymoon, John Lennon and Yoko Ono hold their first Bed-In for Peace at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel (until March 31).
- 1975Faisal of Saudi Arabia is shot and killed by a mentally ill nephew.
- 1990The Happy Land fire was an arson fire that kills 87 people trapped inside an illegal nightclub in the New York City borough of The Bronx.
Who were born on March 25?
- 1347Catherine of Siena, Italian saint (d. 1380).
- 1863Simon Flexner, American pathologist (d. 1946)
- 1920Patrick Troughton, English actor (d. 1987)
- 1938Hoyt Axton, American country music singer-songwriter (d. 1999)
- 1942Richard O'Brien, English actor and writer
- 1954Elli Stai, Greek journalist and TV presenter
- 1958Sisy Chen, Taiwanese politician and television commentator
- 1967Doug Stanhope, American comedian
- 1971Sheryl Swoopes, American basketball player
- 1975Ladislav Benýšek, Czech ice hockey player
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