About April 25

April 25, 2021 is the 115th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 250 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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Taurus is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 282 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On April 25

  • 404 BC
    Peloponnesian War: Lysander’s Spartan Armies defeated the Athenians and the war ends.
  • 1134
    The name Zagreb was mentioned for the first time in the Felician Charter relating to the establishment of the Zagreb Bishopric around 1094.
  • 1707
    The Habsburg army is defeated by Bourbon army at Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession.
  • 1792
    Highwayman Nicolas J. Pelletier becomes the first person executed by guillotine.
  • 1849
    The Governor General of Canada, Lord Elgin, signs the Rebellion Losses Bill, outraging Montreal’s English population and triggering the Montreal Riots.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: The Union Army arrives in Washington, D.C.
  • 1916
    Anzac Day is commemorated for the first time on the first anniversary of the landing at Anzac Cove.
  • 1916
    Easter Rebellion: The United Kingdom declares martial law in Ireland.
  • 1939
    DC Comics publishes its second major superhero in Detective Comics #27; he is Batman, one of the most popular comic book superheroes of all time.
  • 1943
    The Demyansk Shield for German troops in commemoration of Demyansk Pocket is instituted.
  • 1944
    The United Negro College Fund is incorporated.
  • 1945
    Elbe Day: United States and Soviet troops meet in Torgau along the River Elbe, cutting the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany in two, a milestone in the approaching end of World War II in Europe.
  • 1960
    The U.S. Navy submarine USS Triton completes the first submerged circumnavigation of the globe.
  • 1961
    Robert Noyce is granted a patent for an integrated circuit.
  • 1965
    Teenage sniper Michael Andrew Clark kills three and wounds six others shooting from a hilltop along Highway 101 just south of Santa Maria, California.
  • 1966
    The city of Tashkent is destroyed by a huge earthquake.
  • 1982
    Israel completes its withdrawal from the Sinai peninsula per the Camp David Accords.
  • 1983
    Pioneer 10 travels beyond Pluto’s orbit.
  • 1983
    American schoolgirl Samantha Smith is invited to visit the Soviet Union by its leader Yuri Andropov after he read her letter in which she expressed fears about nuclear war.
  • 2005
    The final piece of the Obelisk of Axum is returned to Ethiopia after being stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937.

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