May 25: Day of the Week
May 25, 2019 is the 145th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 220 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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)
- 1420Henry the Navigator is appointed governor of the Order of Christ.
- 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.
- 1895Playwright, poet, and novelist Oscar Wilde is convicted of “committing acts of gross indecency with other male persons” and sentenced to serve two years in prison.
- 1925Scopes Trial: John T. Scopes is indicted for teaching Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.
- 1926Sholom Schwartzbard assassinates Symon Petliura, the head of the Paris-based government-in-exile of Ukrainian People’s Republic.
- 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.
- 1979Six-year-old Etan Patz disappears from the street just two blocks away from his New York City home, prompting an international search for the child, and causing U.S. President Ronald Reagan to designate May 25th as National Missing Children’s Day (in 1983).
- 1982HMS Coventry is sunk during the Falklands War.
- 1985Bangladesh is hit by a tropical cyclone and storm surge, which kills approximately 10,000 people.
Who were born on May 25?
- 1606Charles Garnier, French Jesuit missionary (d. 1649)
- 1865John Mott, American evangelical; Nobel Peace Prize laureate (d. 1955)
- 1879Lord Beaverbrook, Canadian-born British publisher (d. 1964)
- 1889Igor Sikorsky, Russian-born American aviation designer (d. 1972)
- 1952Al Sarrantonio, American writer
- 1960Anthea Turner, British television personality
- 1973Molly Sims, American model and actress
- 1976Clifton Williams, American Designer of TripIt
- 1984Kostas Martakis, Greek singer
- 1986Yoan Gouffran, French footballer
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