About July 25

July 25, 2024 is the 207th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 159 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

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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 188 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On July 25

  • 285
    Diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler.
  • 306
    Constantine I is proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops.
  • 1609
    The English ship Sea Venture, en route to Virginia, is deliberately driven ashore during a storm at Bermuda to prevent its sinking; the survivors go on to found a new colony there.
  • 1693
    Ignacio de Maya founds the Real Santiago de las Sabinas, now known as Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León, México.
  • 1758
    Seven Years’ War: the island battery at Fortress Louisbourg in Nova Scotia is silenced and all French warships are destroyed or taken.
  • 1783
    American Revolutionary War: The war’s last action, the Siege of Cuddalore, is ended by preliminary peace agreement.
  • 1795
    The first stone of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is laid.
  • 1797
    Horatio Nelson loses more than 300 men and his right arm during the failed conquest attempt of Tenerife (Spain).
  • 1799
    At Aboukir in Egypt, Napoleon I of France defeats 10,000 Ottomans under Mustafa Pasha.
  • 1824
    Costa Rica annexes Guanacaste from Nicaragua.
  • 1853
    Joaquin Murietta, the famous Californio bandit known as “Robin Hood of El Dorado”, is killed.
  • 1893
    The Corinth Canal in the Gulf of Corinth, Greece is used for the first time.
  • 1920
    Telecommunications: the first transatlantic two-way radio broadcast takes place.
  • 1946
    Operation Crossroads: an atomic bomb is detonated underwater in the lagoon of Bikini atoll.
  • 1976
    Viking program: Viking 1 takes the famous Face on Mars photo.
  • 1978
    Louise Brown, the world’s first “test tube baby” is born.
  • 1983
    Black July: 37 Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo are massacred by the fellow Sinhalese prisoners.
  • 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.
  • 1996
    In a military coup in Burundi, Pierre Buyoya deposes Sylvestre Ntibantunganya.

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