May 25: Day of the Week
May 25, 2019 was the 145th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 220 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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)
- 1085Alfonso VI of Castile takes Toledo, Spain back from the Moors.
- 1521The Diet of Worms ends when Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, issues the Edict of Worms, declaring Martin Luther an outlaw.
- 1798United Irishmen Rebellion: The Carnew massacre, Dunlavin massacre and Carlow massacre takes place.
- 1810May Revolution: citizens of Buenos Aires expel Viceroy Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros during the May week, starting the Argentine War of Independence.
- 1865In Mobile, Alabama, 300 are killed when an ordnance depot explodes.
- 1938Spanish Civil War: The bombing of Alicante takes place, with 313 deaths.
- 1962The Old Bay Line, the last overnight steamboat service in the United States, goes out of business.
- 1966The first prominent dàzìbào during the Cultural Revolution in China is posted at Peking University.
- 1979American Airlines Flight 191: In Chicago, a McDonnell Douglas DC-10 crashes during takeoff at O'Hare International Airport killing 271 on board and two people on the ground.
- 1985Bangladesh is hit by a tropical cyclone and storm surge, which kills approximately 10,000 people.
Who were born on May 25?
- 1334Emperor Sukō, Japanese Pretender (d. 1398)
- 1749Gregorio Funes, Argentine clergyman, politician and Junta Grande figure (d. 1829)
- 1877Billy Murray, American singer (d. 1954)
- 1907U Nu, Burmese politician (d. 1995)
- 1935Victoria Shaw, Australian-born American actress (d. 1988)
- 1953Stan Sakai, Japanese-American cartoonist (Usagi Yojimbo)
- 1974Miguel Tejada, Dominican baseball player
- 1976Marcelo Silva, Brazilian footballer
- 1977Alberto Del Rio, Mexican wrestler
- 1984Kyle Brodziak, Canadian ice hockey player
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