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)
- 1807The Slave Trade Act becomes law, abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire.
- 1894Coxey’s Army, the first significant American protest march, departs Massillon, Ohio for Washington D.C.
- 1924On the anniversary of Greek Independence, Alexandros Papanastasiou proclaims the Second Hellenic Republic.
- 1931The Scottsboro Boys are arrested in Alabama and charged with rape.
- 1947An explosion in a coal mine in Centralia, Illinois kills 111.
- 1971The Army of the Republic of Vietnam abandon an attempt to cut off the Ho Chi Minh trail in Laos.
- 1975Faisal of Saudi Arabia is shot and killed by a mentally ill nephew.
- 1995WikiWikiWeb, the world’s first wiki, and part of the Portland Pattern Repository, is made public by Ward Cunningham.
- 1996An 81-day-long standoff between the anti-government group Montana Freemen and law enforcement near Jordan, Montana, begins.
- 1996The European Union’s Veterinarian Committee bans the export of British beef and its by-products as a result of mad cow disease (Bovine spongiform encephalopathy).
Who were born on March 25?
- 1541Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1587)
- 1661Paul de Rapin, French historian (d. 1725)
- 1898Marcelle Narbonne, Franch supercentenarian
- 1932Penelope Gilliatt, English writer (d. 1993)
- 1948Lynn Faulds Wood, Scottish television presenter
- 1964Lisa Gay Hamilton, American actress
- 1973Anthony Barness, English footballer
- 1976Cha Tae-hyun, South Korean actor
- 1976Wladimir Klitschko, Ukrainian boxer
- 1986Megan Gibson, American softball player
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