March 25: Day of the Week
March 25, 2017 was the 84th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 281 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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)
- 1655Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christiaan Huygens.
- 1802The Treaty of Amiens is signed as a “Definitive Treaty of Peace” between France and the United Kingdom.
- 1807The Slave Trade Act becomes law, abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire.
- 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.
- 1911In New York City, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire kills 146 garment workers.
- 1917The Georgian Orthodox Church restores its autocephaly abolished by Imperial Russia in 1811.
- 1924On the anniversary of Greek Independence, Alexandros Papanastasiou proclaims the Second Hellenic Republic.
- 1957The European Economic Community is established (West Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg).
- 1969During their honeymoon, John Lennon and Yoko Ono hold their first Bed-In for Peace at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel (until March 31).
Who were born on March 25?
- 1873Rudolf Rocker, German anarchist (d. 1958)
- 1937Tom Monaghan, American fast-food industry entrepreneur
- 1961Mark Brooks, American golfer
- 1964René Meulensteen, Dutch football coach
- 1966Tom Glavine, American baseball player
- 1973Anders Fridén, Swedish singer (In Flames)
- 1976Gigi Leung, Hong Kong singer/actress
- 1987Jacob Bagersted, Danish handballer
- 1989Aly Michalka, American actress and singer
- 1999Tatum McCann, American actress
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