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 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 189 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.
Under the Julian calendar, this day is June 12, 2022 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?
When this day started, 460,032 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 211 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 3,473 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.
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June 25 Historical Events
Maria Theresa of Austria is crowned Queen of Hungary.
Gavriil Pribylov discovers St. George Island of the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea.
Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Colombia are established.
The final page of the comic Krazy Kat was published, exactly two months after its author George Herriman died.
The Diary of a Young Girl (better known as The Diary of Anne Frank) is published.
Long-Haired Hare, starring Bugs Bunny, is released in theaters.
Mozambique achieves independence.
The State of Emergency is declared in India.
Missouri Governor Kit Bond issues an executive order rescinding the Extermination Order, formally apologizing on behalf of the state of Missouri for the suffering it had caused to the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Kim Campbell is chosen as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and becomes the first female Prime Minister of Canada.
Who were born on June 25?
William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (d. 1397)
Joseph-François Foulon, French politician (d. 1789)
Anne Revere, American actress (d. 1990)
William T. Cahill, Governor of New Jersey (d. 1996)
Sam Francis, America painter (d. 1994)
Ingeborg Bachmann, Austrian writer (d. 1973)
Greg Raymer, American professional poker player
Vaios Karagiannis, Greek footballer
Karisma Kapoor, Indian actress
Sheridan Smith, English actress
Who died on June 25?
Franchinus Gaffurius, Italian composer (b. 1451)
Michele Mercati, Italian physician and gardener (b. 1541)
Archduke Sigismund Francis of Austria (b. 1630)
Thomas Sandby, English architect (b. 1721)
Antoine-Louis Barye, French sculptor (b. 1796)
Charles Starkweather, American spree killer (b. 1938)
Tommy Corcoran, American baseball player (b. 1869)
Lounès Matoub, Algerian Berber Kabyle singer (b. 1956)
Jean Corbeil, Canadian politician (b. 1934)
Jaap Penraat, Dutch architect (b. 1918)
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