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 177th day of the year 2024 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, 2024 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 477,576 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 ‘hectaheptacontaheptagon’ day.

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 218 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 4,204 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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June 25 Historical Events

  • 1530
    At the Diet of Augsburg the Augsburg Confession is presented to the Holy Roman Emperor by the Lutheran princes and Electors of Germany.
  • 1913
    American Civil War veterans begin arriving at the Great Reunion of 1913.
  • 1944
    The final page of the comic Krazy Kat was published, exactly two months after its author George Herriman died.
  • 1947
    The Diary of a Young Girl (better known as The Diary of Anne Frank) is published.
  • 1960
    Two cryptographers working for the United States National Security Agency left for vacation to Mexico, and from there defected to the Soviet Union.
  • 1967
    Broadcasting of the first live global satellite television program: Our World
  • 1975
    Mozambique achieves independence.
  • 1975
    The State of Emergency is declared in India.
  • 1993
    Kim Campbell is chosen as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and becomes the first female Prime Minister of Canada.
  • 1997
    An unmanned Progress spacecraft collides with the Russian space station Mir.

Who were born on June 25?

  • 1887
    Frigyes Karinthy, Hungarian writer and journalist (d. 1938)
  • 1912
    William T. Cahill, Governor of New Jersey (d. 1996)
  • 1942
    Michel Tremblay, Canadian playwright
  • 1946
    Ian McDonald, English saxophonist (King Crimson, Foreigner)
  • 1954
    David Paich, American keyboardist, singer and songwriter (Toto)
  • 1964
    Emma Suárez, Spanish actress
  • 1968
    Vaios Karagiannis, Greek footballer
  • 1971
    Angela Kinsey, American actress
  • 1975
    Natasha Klauss, Colombian actress
  • 1978
    Luke Scott, American baseball player

Who died on June 25?

  • 1593
    Michele Mercati, Italian physician and gardener (b. 1541)
  • 1861
    Abd-ul-Mejid I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1823)
  • 1950
    Muiris Ó Súilleabháin, Irish author (b. 1904)
  • 1960
    Tommy Corcoran, American baseball player (b. 1869)
  • 1976
    Johnny Mercer, American songwriter (b. 1909)
  • 1985
    Morris Mason, American murderer (b. 1954)
  • 1987
    Boudleaux Bryant, American songwriter (b. 1920)
  • 1992
    Jerome Brown, American football player (b. 1965)
  • 1997
    Jacques-Yves Cousteau, French explorer (b. 1910)
  • 2006
    Jaap Penraat, Dutch architect (b. 1918)

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