About May 25

May 25, 2022 is the 145th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 220 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

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

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 242 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On May 25

  • 567 BC
    Servius Tullius, king of Rome, celebrates a triumph for his victory over the Etruscans.
  • 1521
    The Diet of Worms ends when Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, issues the Edict of Worms, declaring Martin Luther an outlaw.
  • 1659
    Richard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England following the restoration of the Long Parliament, beginning a second brief period of the republican government called the Commonwealth of England.
  • 1798
    United Irishmen Rebellion: The Carnew massacre, Dunlavin massacre and Carlow massacre takes place.
  • 1810
    May Revolution: citizens of Buenos Aires expel Viceroy Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros during the May week, starting the Argentine War of Independence.
  • 1819
    The Argentine Constitution of 1819 is promulgated.
  • 1878
    Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore opens at the Opera Comique in London.
  • 1895
    The Republic of Formosa is formed, with Tang Ching-sung as its president.
  • 1914
    The United Kingdom’s House of Commons passes the Home Rule Act for devolution in Ireland.
  • 1946
    The parliament of Transjordan makes Abdullah I of Jordan their Emir.
  • 1953
    Nuclear testing: At the Nevada Test Site, the United States conduct their first and only nuclear artillery test.
  • 1955
    First ascent of Kangchenjunga (8,586 m.), the third highest mountain in the world, by a British expedition led by Joe Brown and George Band.
  • 1955
    In the United States, a night time F5 tornado strikes the small city of Udall, Kansas, killing 80 and injuring 273. It is the deadliest tornado to ever occur in the state and the 23rd deadliest in the U.S.
  • 1962
    The Old Bay Line, the last overnight steamboat service in the United States, goes out of business.
  • 1973
    HNS Velos (D-16), while participating in a NATO exercise and in order to protest against the dictatorship in Greece, anchored at Fiumicino, Italy, refusing to return to Greece.
  • 1981
    In Riyadh, the Gulf Cooperation Council is created between Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
  • 1985
    Bangladesh is hit by a tropical cyclone and storm surge, which kills approximately 10,000 people.
  • 1997
    A military coup in Sierra Leone replaces President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah with Major Johnny Paul Koromah.
  • 2001
    32-year-old Erik Weihenmayer, of Boulder, Colorado, becomes the first blind person to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
  • 2002
    A train crash in Tenga, Mozambique kills 197 people.

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