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
On a voyage preaching the gospel, Saint Fermin of Pamplona is beheaded in Amiens, France.
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)).
Ground is broken for Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.
Jimmy Doolittle performs the first blind flight from Mitchel Field proving that full instrument flying from take off to landing is possible.
The Royal Jordanian Air Force is founded.
Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, is integrated by the use of United States Army troops.
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.
China launches the spacecraft Shenzhou 7.
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.
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?
Jason Fairbanks, American murderer (d. 1801)
Billy Hughes, seventh Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1952)
Lope K. Santos, Filipino writer and labor leader (d. 1963)
Juliet Prowse, South African actress and dancer (d. 1996)
Josh Taylor, American actor
Melissa De Sousa, American actress
Paul Hurst, English footballer
Joe Cotton, Canadian pop singer
Rashad Evans, American mixed martial artist
Emmy Clarke, American actress
Who died on September 25?
Prince Morikuni, Japanese shogun (b. 1301)
Emperor Go-Yozei of Japan (b. 1572)
Emily Post, American etiquette expert (b. 1873)
Klaus Barbie, German Nazi war criminal (b. 1913)
Dave Bowen, Welsh football manager (b. 1928)
George Plimpton, American writer and actor (b. 1927)
Friedrich Peter, Austrian politician (b. 1921)
Urie Bronfenbrenner, American psychologist (b. 1917)
Haidar Abdel-Shafi, Palestinian negotiator (b. 1919)
Art Gilmore, American actor (b. 1912)
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