About July 25

July 25, 2022 is the 206th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 159 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 181 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On July 25

  • 306
    Constantine I is proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops.
  • 315
    The Arch of Constantine is completed near the Colosseum at Rome to commemorate Constantine’s victory over Maxentius at the Milvian Bridge.
  • 1261
    The city of Constantinople is recaptured by Nicaean forces under the command of Alexios Strategopoulos, re-establishing the Byzantine Empire.
  • 1593
    Henry IV of France publicly converts from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism.
  • 1788
    Wolfgang Mozart completes his Symphony No. 40 in G minor (K550).
  • 1795
    The first stone of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is laid.
  • 1799
    At Aboukir in Egypt, Napoleon I of France defeats 10,000 Ottomans under Mustafa Pasha.
  • 1853
    Joaquin Murietta, the famous Californio bandit known as “Robin Hood of El Dorado”, is killed.
  • 1868
    Wyoming becomes a United States territory.
  • 1893
    The Corinth Canal in the Gulf of Corinth, Greece is used for the first time.
  • 1908
    Ajinomoto is founded. Kikunae Ikeda of the Tokyo Imperial University discovers that a key ingredient in Konbu soup stock is monosodium glutamate (MSG), and patents a process for manufacturing it.
  • 1915
    RFC Captain Lanoe Hawker becomes the first British military aviator to earn the Victoria Cross, for defeating three German two-seat observation aircraft in one day, over the Western Front.
  • 1942
    Norwegian Manifesto calls for nonviolent resistance to the Nazis.
  • 1959
    SR-N1 hovercraft crosses the English Channel from Calais to Dover in just over 2 hours.
  • 1961
    In a speech John F. Kennedy emphasizes that any attack on Berlin is an attack on NATO.
  • 1965
    Bob Dylan goes electric as he plugs in at the Newport Folk Festival, signaling a major change in folk and rock music.
  • 1993
    The Saint James Church massacre occurs in Kenilworth, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • 1994
    Israel and Jordan sign the Washington Declaration, which formally ends the state of war that had existed between the nations since 1948.
  • 1995
    A gas bottle explodes in Saint Michel station of line B of the RER (Paris regional train network). Eight are killed and 80 wounded.
  • 2000
    Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde supersonic passenger jet, F-BTSC, crashes just after takeoff from Paris killing all 109 aboard and 4 on the ground.

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