What happened this day in history September 25

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

September 25: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 25 is the 268th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 97 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 12, 2022 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,664,064,000 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 ‘dihectahexacontaoctagon’ day.

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

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 119 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 3,565 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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September 25 Historical Events

  • 303
    On a voyage preaching the gospel, Saint Fermin of Pamplona is beheaded in Amiens, France.
  • 1775
    Ethan Allen surrenders to British forces after attempting to capture Montreal during the Battle of Longue-Pointe. At the same time, Benedict Arnold and his expeditionary company set off from Fort Western, bound for Quebec City (Invasion of Canada (1775)).
  • 1911
    Ground is broken for Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • 1929
    Jimmy Doolittle performs the first blind flight from Mitchel Field proving that full instrument flying from take off to landing is possible.
  • 1955
    The Royal Jordanian Air Force is founded.
  • 1957
    Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, is integrated by the use of United States Army troops.
  • 1983
    Maze Prison escape: 38 republican prisoners, armed with 6 handguns, hijack a prison meals lorry and smash their way out of the Maze prison. It is the largest prison escape since WWII and in British history.
  • 2008
    China launches the spacecraft Shenzhou 7.
  • 2009
    U.S. President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, in a joint TV appearance for a G-20 summit, accused Iran of building a secret nuclear enrichment facility.
  • 2010
    Mahmoud Abbas speaks at United Nations General Assembly to request that Israel end its policy of building settlements in the West Bank.

Who were born on September 25?

  • 1780
    Jason Fairbanks, American murderer (d. 1801)
  • 1862
    Billy Hughes, seventh Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1952)
  • 1879
    Lope K. Santos, Filipino writer and labor leader (d. 1963)
  • 1936
    Juliet Prowse, South African actress and dancer (d. 1996)
  • 1943
    Josh Taylor, American actor
  • 1967
    Melissa De Sousa, American actress
  • 1974
    Paul Hurst, English footballer
  • 1978
    Joe Cotton, Canadian pop singer
  • 1979
    Rashad Evans, American mixed martial artist
  • 1991
    Emmy Clarke, American actress

Who died on September 25?

  • 1333
    Prince Morikuni, Japanese shogun (b. 1301)
  • 1617
    Emperor Go-Yozei of Japan (b. 1572)
  • 1960
    Emily Post, American etiquette expert (b. 1873)
  • 1991
    Klaus Barbie, German Nazi war criminal (b. 1913)
  • 1995
    Dave Bowen, Welsh football manager (b. 1928)
  • 2003
    George Plimpton, American writer and actor (b. 1927)
  • 2005
    Friedrich Peter, Austrian politician (b. 1921)
  • 2005
    Urie Bronfenbrenner, American psychologist (b. 1917)
  • 2007
    Haidar Abdel-Shafi, Palestinian negotiator (b. 1919)
  • 2010
    Art Gilmore, American actor (b. 1912)

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