Saturday May 25, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

May 25: Day of the Week

May 25, 2024 was the 146th day of the year 2024 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 French then this day of the week in French is samedi.

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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

May 25 Historical Event(s)

1798
United Irishmen Rebellion: The Carnew massacre, Dunlavin massacre and Carlow massacre takes place.
1837
The Rebels of Lower Canada (Quebec) rebel against the British for freedom.
1895
Playwright, 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.
1895
The Republic of Formosa is formed, with Tang Ching-sung as its president.
1953
Nuclear testing: At the Nevada Test Site, the United States conduct their first and only nuclear artillery test.
1953
The first public television station in the United States officially begins broadcasting as KUHT from the campus of the University of Houston.
1963
In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Organisation of African Unity is established.
1979
Six-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).
1997
A military coup in Sierra Leone replaces President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah with Major Johnny Paul Koromah.
2002
China 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?

1749
Gregorio Funes, Argentine clergyman, politician and Junta Grande figure (d. 1829)
1898
Bennett Cerf, American publisher and TV personality (d. 1971)
1927
Robert Ludlum, American writer (d. 2001)
1932
W. P. Kinsella, Canadian writer
1944
John Bunnell, American law enforcement official and TV personality
1953
Stan Sakai, Japanese-American cartoonist (Usagi Yojimbo)
1972
Karan Johar, Indian director, producer, writer, actor
1984
Unnur Birna Vilhjálmsdóttir, Icelandic beauty pageant constestant (Miss World 2005)
1986
Geraint Thomas, Welsh cyclist
1986
Lauren Crace, English actress

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