What are the important events that happened on April 25? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 25: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 25 is the 115th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 250 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 12, 2017 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,493,078,400 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectadecapentagon’ day.

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Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 300 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 1,586 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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April 25 Historical Events

  • 404 BC
    Peloponnesian War: Lysander’s Spartan Armies defeated the Athenians and the war ends.
  • 1134
    The name Zagreb was mentioned for the first time in the Felician Charter relating to the establishment of the Zagreb Bishopric around 1094.
  • 1607
    Eighty Years’ War: The Dutch fleet destroys the anchored Spanish fleet at Gibraltar.
  • 1829
    Charles Fremantle arrives in HMS Challenger off the coast of modern-day Western Australia prior to declaring the Swan River Colony for the United Kingdom.
  • 1846
    Thornton Affair: Open conflict begins over the disputed border of Texas, triggering the Mexican-American War.
  • 1847
    The last survivors of the Donner Party are out of the wilderness.
  • 1945
    The Nazi occupation army surrenders and leaves Northern Italy after a general partisan insurrection by the Italian resistance movement; the puppet fascist regime dissolves and Benito Mussolini tries to escape. This day is taken as symbolic of the Liberation of Italy.
  • 1961
    Robert Noyce is granted a patent for an integrated circuit.
  • 1972
    Vietnam War: Nguyen Hue Offensive – The North Vietnamese 320th Division forces 5,000 South Vietnamese troops to retreat and traps about 2,500 others northwest of Kontum.
  • 2005
    Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaties to join the European Union.

Who were born on April 25?

  • 1849
    Felix Klein, German mathematician (d. 1925)
  • 1931
    Felix Berezin, Russian mathematician (d. 1980)
  • 1944
    Len Goodman, English dancer
  • 1945
    Richard C. Hoagland, American conspiracy theorist
  • 1948
    Yu Shyi-kun, former Premier of Taiwan
  • 1949
    Dominique Strauss-Kahn, French economist, lawyer, and politician
  • 1961
    Dinesh D'Souza, American author
  • 1969
    Gina Torres, American actress
  • 1984
    Andre' Woodson, American football player
  • 1988
    James Sheppard, Canadian ice hockey player

Who died on April 25?

  • 1077
    Géza I of Hungary (b. 1040)
  • 1744
    Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer (b. 1701)
  • 1906
    John Knowles Paine, American composer (b. 1839)
  • 1972
    George Sanders, British actor (b. 1906)
  • 1973
    Olga Grey, Hungarian-born American silent actress (b. 1896)
  • 1976
    Markus Reiner, Israeli scientist (b. 1886)
  • 1983
    William S. Bowdern, American Jesuit Roman Catholic priest (b. 1897)
  • 1992
    Yutaka Ozaki, Japanese singer-songwriter (b. 1965)
  • 1999
    Roger Troutman, American musician (b. 1951)
  • 2002
    Lisa Lopes, American rapper (TLC) (b. 1971)

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