What happened this day in history June 25

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

June 25: Facts & Myths About This Day

June 25 is the 176th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 189 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is June 12, 2021 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 451,272 hours 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 ‘hectaheptacontahexagon’ day.

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Cancer is the zodiac 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 221 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 3,108 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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June 25 Historical Events

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1944
    World War II: The Battle of Tali-Ihantala, the largest battle ever fought in the Nordic Countries, begins.
  • 1975
    Mozambique achieves independence.
  • 1975
    The State of Emergency is declared in India.
  • 1978
    The rainbow flag representing gay pride is flown for the first time in the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade.
  • 1981
    Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington.

Who were born on June 25?

  • 1863
    Emile Francqui, Belgian soldier and diplomat (d. 1935)
  • 1886
    General Henry “Hap” Arnold, American General of the Army and of the Air Force (d. 1950)
  • 1887
    Frigyes Karinthy, Hungarian writer and journalist (d. 1938)
  • 1912
    William T. Cahill, Governor of New Jersey (d. 1996)
  • 1928
    Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov, Russian physicist, Nobel laureate
  • 1933
    James Meredith, American civil rights activist
  • 1945
    Carly Simon, American singer and songwriter
  • 1964
    Zeng Jinlian, tallest woman ever, at 8 ft. 1.75 in. (d. 1982)
  • 1970
    Erki Nool, Estonian decathlete
  • 1975
    Linda Cardellini, American actress

Who died on June 25?

  • 253
    Pope Cornelius
  • 1579
    Hatano Hideharu, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1541)
  • 1593
    Michele Mercati, Italian physician and gardener (b. 1541)
  • 1634
    John Marston, English playwright (b. 1576)
  • 1875
    Antoine-Louis Barye, French sculptor (b. 1796)
  • 1944
    Lucha Reyes, Mexican mariachi singer (b. 1906)
  • 1949
    Buck Freeman, American baseball player (b. 1871)
  • 1959
    Charles Starkweather, American spree killer (b. 1938)
  • 1992
    Jerome Brown, American football player (b. 1965)
  • 2009
    Yasmine, Belgian singer (b. 1972)

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