About July 25

July 25, 2020 is the 207th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 159 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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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 202 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.
  • 1538
    The city of Guayaquil is founded by the Spanish Conquistador Francisco de Orellana and given the name Muy Noble y Muy Leal Ciudad de Santiago de Guayaquil.
  • 1547
    Henry II of France is crowned.
  • 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.
  • 1792
    The Brunswick Manifesto is issued to the population of Paris promising vengeance if the French Royal Family is harmed.
  • 1795
    The first stone of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is laid.
  • 1853
    Joaquin Murietta, the famous Californio bandit known as “Robin Hood of El Dorado”, is killed.
  • 1917
    Sir Robert Borden introduces the first income tax in Canada as a “temporary” measure (lowest bracket is 4% and highest is 25%).
  • 1940
    General Guisan orders the Swiss Army to resist German invasion and makes surrender illegal.
  • 1943
    World War II: Benito Mussolini is forced out of office by his own Italian Grand Council and is replaced by Pietro Badoglio.
  • 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.
  • 1952
    The U.S. non-incorporated colonial territory of Puerto Rico adopts a constitution of local-limited powers, approved by the United States Congress in contravention of then-current international law.
  • 1956
    45 miles south of Nantucket Island, the Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collides with the MS Stockholm in heavy fog and sinks the next day, killing 51.
  • 1957
    The Republic of Tunisia is proclaimed.
  • 1958
    The African Regroupment Party (PRA) holds its first congress in Cotonou.
  • 1965
    Bob Dylan goes electric as he plugs in at the Newport Folk Festival, signaling a major change in folk and rock music.
  • 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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