About June 25

June 25, 2024 is the 177th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 189 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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

What Happened On June 25

  • 524
    The Franks defeat the Burgundians in the Battle of Vézeronce.
  • 841
    In the Battle of Fontenay-en-Puisaye, forces led by Charles the Bald and Louis the German defeat the armies of Lothair I of Italy and Pepin II of Aquitaine.
  • 1530
    At the Diet of Augsburg the Augsburg Confession is presented to the Holy Roman Emperor by the Lutheran princes and Electors of Germany.
  • 1678
    Venetian Elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy when she graduates from the University of Padua.
  • 1741
    Maria Theresa of Austria is crowned Queen of Hungary.
  • 1786
    Gavriil Pribylov discovers St. George Island of the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea.
  • 1876
    Battle of the Little Bighorn and the death of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.
  • 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.
  • 1935
    Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Colombia are established.
  • 1944
    The final page of the comic Krazy Kat was published, exactly two months after its author George Herriman died.
  • 1949
    Long-Haired Hare, starring Bugs Bunny, is released in theaters.
  • 1950
    The Korean War begins with the invasion of South Korea by North Korea.
  • 1960
    Two cryptographers working for the United States National Security Agency left for vacation to Mexico, and from there defected to the Soviet Union.
  • 1978
    The rainbow flag representing gay pride is flown for the first time in the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade.
  • 1991
    Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.
  • 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.
  • 1998
    In Clinton v. City of New York, the United States Supreme Court decides that the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 is unconstitutional.

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