About July 25

July 25, 2021 is the 206th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 159 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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

What Happened On July 25

  • 1536
    Sebastián de Belalcázar on his search of El Dorado founds the city of Santiago de Cali.
  • 1554
    Mary I marries Philip II of Spain at Winchester Cathedral
  • 1593
    Henry IV of France publicly converts from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism.
  • 1693
    Ignacio de Maya founds the Real Santiago de las Sabinas, now known as Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León, México.
  • 1722
    Dummer’s War begins along the Maine-Massachusetts border.
  • 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.
  • 1814
    War of 1812: Battle of Lundy’s Lane – reinforcements arrive near Niagara Falls for General Riall’s British and Canadian forces and a bloody, all-night battle with Jacob Brown’s Americans commences at 18.00; the Americans retreat to Fort Erie.
  • 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.
  • 1898
    After over two months of sea-based bombardment, the United States invasion of Puerto Rico begins with U.S. troops led by General Nelson Miles landing at harbor of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
  • 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.
  • 1925
    Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union (TASS) is established.
  • 1946
    At Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a comedy team.
  • 1946
    Operation Crossroads: an atomic bomb is detonated underwater in the lagoon of Bikini atoll.
  • 1965
    Bob Dylan goes electric as he plugs in at the Newport Folk Festival, signaling a major change in folk and rock music.
  • 1973
    Soviet Mars 5 space probe launched.
  • 1978
    Louise Brown, the world’s first “test tube baby” is born.
  • 1984
    Salyut 7 cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the first woman to perform a space walk.
  • 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.

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