May 25: Day of the Week
May 25, 2020 is the 146th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 220 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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May 25 Historical Event(s)
- 1659Richard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England following the restoration of the Long Parliament, beginning a second brief period of the republican government called the Commonwealth of England.
- 1833The Chilean Constitution of 1833 is promulgated.
- 1953The first public television station in the United States officially begins broadcasting as KUHT from the campus of the University of Houston.
- 1955First ascent of Kangchenjunga (8,586 m.), the third highest mountain in the world, by a British expedition led by Joe Brown and George Band.
- 1966The first prominent dàzìbào during the Cultural Revolution in China is posted at Peking University.
- 1967Celtic F.C. from Glasgow, Scotland becomes the first ever Northern European team to win the European Cup; with previous winners being from Spain, Italy and Portugal.
- 1973HNS Velos (D-16), while participating in a NATO exercise and in order to protest against the dictatorship in Greece, anchored at Fiumicino, Italy, refusing to return to Greece.
- 1977Star Wars (retitled Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in 1981) is released in theaters, inspiring the Jediism religion and Geek Pride Day holiday.
- 200132-year-old Erik Weihenmayer, of Boulder, Colorado, becomes the first blind person to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
- 2002China Airlines Flight 611: A Boeing 747-200 breaks apart in mid-air and plunges into the Taiwan Strait killing 225 people.
Who were born on May 25?
- 1725Samuel Ward, American politician (d. 1776)
- 1749Gregorio Funes, Argentine clergyman, politician and Junta Grande figure (d. 1829)
- 1908Theodore Roethke, American poet (d. 1963)
- 1922Kitty Kallen, American big band singer
- 1949Jamaica Kincaid, Antiguan-born novelist
- 1952Gordon Smith, American politician
- 1969Anne Heche, American actress
- 1979Sam Sodje, Nigerian footballer
- 1986Edewin Fanini, Brazilian footballer
- 1986Juri Ueno, Japanese actress
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