About September 25

September 25, 2021 is the 268th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 97 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 129 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On September 25

  • 303
    On a voyage preaching the gospel, Saint Fermin of Pamplona is beheaded in Amiens, France.
  • 1066
    The Battle of Stamford Bridge marks the end of the Viking invasions of England.
  • 1513
    Spanish explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa reaches what would become known as the Pacific Ocean.
  • 1690
    Publick Occurrences Both Foreign and Domestick, the first newspaper to appear in the Americas, is published for the first and only time.
  • 1789
    The U.S. Congress passes twelve amendments to the United States Constitution: the Congressional Apportionment Amendment (which was never ratified), the Congressional Compensation Amendment, and the ten that are known as the Bill of Rights.
  • 1868
    The Imperial Russian steam frigate Alexander Neuski is shipwrecked off Jutland while carrying Grand Duke Alexei of Russia.
  • 1906
    In the presence of the king and before a great crowd, Leonardo Torres Quevedo successfully demonstrates the invention of the Telekino in the port of Bilbao, guiding a boat from the shore, in what is considered the birth of the remote control.
  • 1912
    Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is founded in New York, New York.
  • 1929
    Jimmy Doolittle performs the first blind flight from Mitchel Field proving that full instrument flying from take off to landing is possible.
  • 1944
    World War II: Surviving elements of the British 1st Airborne Division withdraw from Arnhem in the Netherlands, thus ending the Battle of Arnhem and Operation Market Garden.
  • 1955
    The Royal Jordanian Air Force is founded.
  • 1959
    Solomon Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka is mortally wounded by a Buddhist monk, Talduwe Somarama, and dies the next day.
  • 1970
    Cease-fire between Jordan and the Fedayeen ends fighting triggered by four hijackings on September 6 and 9.
  • 1972
    In a referendum, the people of Norway reject membership of the European Community.
  • 1977
    About 4,200 people take part in the first running of the Chicago Marathon.
  • 1978
    PSA Flight 182, a Boeing 727-214, collides in mid-air with a Cessna 172 and crashes in San Diego, California, resulting in the deaths of 144 people.
  • 1996
    The last of the Magdalene Asylums closes in Ireland.
  • 2002
    The Vitim event, a possible bolide impact in Siberia, Russia.
  • 2008
    China launches the spacecraft Shenzhou 7.
  • 2009
    U.S. President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, in a joint TV appearance for a G-20 summit, accused Iran of building a secret nuclear enrichment facility.

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