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 French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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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)
- 1199Richard I is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France, leading to his death on April 6.
- 1584Sir Walter Raleigh is granted a patent to colonize Virginia.
- 1634The first settlers arrive in Maryland.
- 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.
- 1947An explosion in a coal mine in Centralia, Illinois kills 111.
- 1949The extensive deportation campaign known as March deportation is conducted in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to force collectivisation by way of terror. The Soviet authorities deport more than 92,000 people from the Baltics to remote areas of the Soviet Union.
- 1969During their honeymoon, John Lennon and Yoko Ono hold their first Bed-In for Peace at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel (until March 31).
- 1979The first fully functional space shuttle orbiter, Columbia, is delivered to the John F. Kennedy Space Center to be prepared for its first launch.
- 2006Protesters demanding a new election in Belarus, following the rigged Belarusian presidential election, 2006, clash with riot police. Opposition leader Aleksander Kozulin is among several protesters arrested.
Who were born on March 25?
- 1541Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1587)
- 1892Andy Clyde, American actor (d. 1967)
- 1912Jean Vilar, French stage and film actor (d. 1971)
- 1920Patrick Troughton, English actor (d. 1987)
- 1932Wes Santee, American middle distance runner (d. 2010)
- 1956Matthew Garber, English actor (d. 1977)
- 1967Debi Thomas, American figure skater
- 1969Jeffrey Walker, British Musician (Carcass)
- 1976Francis Bellew, Irish Gaelic footballer
- 1982Álvaro Saborío, Costa Rican footballer
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