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 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 189 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is June 12, 2019 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,561,420,800 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 ‘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 214 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 2,377 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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June 25 Historical Events

  • 841
    In the Battle of Fontenay-en-Puisaye, forces led by Charles the Bald and Louis the German defeat the armies of Lothair I of Italy and Pepin II of Aquitaine.
  • 1913
    American Civil War veterans begin arriving at the Great Reunion of 1913.
  • 1935
    Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Colombia are established.
  • 1938
    Dr. Douglas Hyde is inaugurated as the first President of Ireland.
  • 1949
    Long-Haired Hare, starring Bugs Bunny, is released in theaters.
  • 1976
    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.
  • 1981
    Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington.
  • 1982
    Greece abolishes the head shaving of recruits in the military.
  • 1993
    Kim Campbell is chosen as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and becomes the first female Prime Minister of Canada.
  • 1997
    The Soufrière Hills volcano in Montserrat erupts resulting in the death of 19 people.

Who were born on June 25?

  • 1901
    Harold Roe Bartle, American lawyer, and politician, mayor of Kansas City, MO (d. 1974)
  • 1923
    Nicholas Mosley, British writer
  • 1928
    Bill Russo, American jazz composer (d. 2003)
  • 1949
    Patrick Tambay, French racing driver
  • 1970
    Lucy Benjamin, British actress
  • 1972
    Carlos Delgado, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • 1975
    Natasha Klauss, Colombian actress
  • 1976
    Carlos Nieto, Argentine-born Italian rugby player
  • 1981
    Pooja Umashanker, Indian actress
  • 1984
    Lauren Bush-Lauren, American model and fashion designer

Who died on June 25?

  • 1218
    Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, French crusader (b. 1160)
  • 1579
    Hatano Hideharu, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1541)
  • 1665
    Archduke Sigismund Francis of Austria (b. 1630)
  • 1671
    Giovanni Battista Riccioli, Italian astronomer (b. 1598)
  • 1686
    Simon Ushakov, Russian painter (b. 1626)
  • 1949
    Buck Freeman, American baseball player (b. 1871)
  • 1960
    Tommy Corcoran, American baseball player (b. 1869)
  • 1997
    Jacques-Yves Cousteau, French explorer (b. 1910)
  • 2007
    Mahasti, Iranian singer (b. 1946)
  • 2009
    Sky Saxon, American singer (The Seeds) (b. 1937)

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