About June 25

June 25, 2020 is the 177th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 189 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

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

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 232 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On June 25

  • 253
    Pope Cornelius is executed (beheaded) at Centumcellae.
  • 1530
    At the Diet of Augsburg the Augsburg Confession is presented to the Holy Roman Emperor by the Lutheran princes and Electors of Germany.
  • 1741
    Maria Theresa of Austria is crowned Queen of Hungary.
  • 1788
    Virginia becomes the 10th state to ratify the United States Constitution.
  • 1876
    Battle of the Little Bighorn and the death of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.
  • 1906
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania millionaire Harry Thaw shoots and kills prominent architect Stanford White.
  • 1910
    The United States Congress passes the Mann Act, which prohibits interstate transport of females for “immoral purposes”; the ambiguous language would be used to selectively prosecute people for years to come.
  • 1913
    American Civil War veterans begin arriving at the Great Reunion of 1913.
  • 1938
    Dr. Douglas Hyde is inaugurated as the first President of Ireland.
  • 1944
    World War II: The Battle of Tali-Ihantala, the largest battle ever fought in the Nordic Countries, begins.
  • 1948
    The Berlin airlift begins.
  • 1949
    Long-Haired Hare, starring Bugs Bunny, is released in theaters.
  • 1960
    Two cryptographers working for the United States National Security Agency left for vacation to Mexico, and from there defected to the Soviet Union.
  • 1967
    Broadcasting of the first live global satellite television program: Our World
  • 1976
    Missouri Governor Kit Bond issues an executive order rescinding the Extermination Order, formally apologizing on behalf of the state of Missouri for the suffering it had caused to the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
  • 1982
    Greece abolishes the head shaving of recruits in the military.
  • 1993
    Kim Campbell is chosen as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and becomes the first female Prime Minister of Canada.
  • 1996
    The Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia kills 19 U.S. servicemen.
  • 1997
    An unmanned Progress spacecraft collides with the Russian space station Mir.
  • 1997
    The Soufrière Hills volcano in Montserrat erupts resulting in the death of 19 people.

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