July 25 Holidays

July 25 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | July 25 Calendar

July 25th Daily Holidays include:

  • Carousel Day or Merry-Go-round Day
  • Feast of Saint James
  • Health and Happiness with Hypnosis Day
  • Hire a Veteran Day
  • National Culinarians Day
  • National Hot Fudge Sundae Day
  • National Wine and Cheese Day
  • Red Shoe Day
  • Thread the Needle Day

July 25: Famous Birthdays

  • July 25, 1394 – James 1, King of Scotland (d. 1437)
  • July 25, 1750 – Henry Knox, American General and Politician who was the 1st United States Secretary of War (d. 1806)
  • July 25, 1967 – Matt LeBlanc, American actor and producer (Friends)

July 25: Historical Events

  • July 25, 306 – Constantine I is announced as the Roman Emperor by his troops
  • July 25, 1467 – The Battle of Molinella is the first battle in Italy in which firearms are used
  • July 25, 1547 – Henry II of France is crowned
  • July 25, 1593 – Henry IV of France converts from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism
  • July 25, 1866 – The U.S. Congress passes legislationa authorizing the rank of General of the Army. Lt. General Ulysses S. Grant is the first man to be promoted to this rank
  • July 25, 1868 – The Wyoming Territory is established in the U.S.
  • July 25, 1898 – The United States seizes Puerto Rico from Spain
  • July 25, 1940 – General Henri Guisan orders the Swiss Army to resist German invasion and makes surrender illegal
  • July 25, 1946 – An atomic bomb is detonated underwater in the lagoon of Bikini Atoll
  • July 25, 1956 – The Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collides with the MS Stockholm in heavy fog forty-five miles south of Nantucket Island and sinks the next day, killing 51
  • July 25, 1961 – John F. Kennedy emphasizes that any attack on Berlin is an attack on NATO
  • July 25, 1973 – Soviet Mars 5 space probe is launched
  • July 25, 1976 – Viking 1 takes the famous Face on Mars photo
  • July 25, 1978 – Louise Joy Brown is the first human born after conception by IVF, or in vitro fertilization
  • July 25, 1993 – The Saint James Church massacre takes place in Kenilworth, Cape Town, South Africa with 11 killed and 58 wounded
  • July 25, 2000 – 113 people are killed when Concorde Air France Flight 4590 crashes at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport

July 25: Music Events

  • July 25, 1788 – Symphony No. 40 in G Minor is completed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • July 25, 1964 – A Hard Day’s Night by The Beatles’ is the #1 album in both the US and UK
  • July 25, 1965 – At the Newport Folk Festival, Bob Dylan goes Electric
  • July 25, 1966 – Last Train to Clarksville is recorded by The Monkees as their debut single
  • July 25, 1969 – Sun King, Mean Mr. Mustard, Come Together, Polythene Pam and She Came In Through the Bathroom Window are recorded by The Beatles for their Abbey Road Album
  • July 25, 1970 – They Long to Be Close To You by The Carpenters hits #1
  • July 25, 1973 – China Grove is released by The Doobie Brothers (video below)
  • July 25, 1983 – Kill ‘Em All is released as Metallica’s debut album

July 25: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for July 25 is Leo.

July Birthstone:

What is the July Birthstone? Ruby

July’s birthstone is the ruby, a precious gemstone that symbolizes passion, courage, and strength. The ruby is a deep red color, and is said to bring good fortune and protection to its wearer. It is believed to bring out the best in people, and to help them achieve their goals. The ruby is also associated with love and romance, making it a popular choice for engagement rings. It is also believed to bring out the inner fire of the wearer, and to help them stay focused and motivated. The ruby is a beautiful and powerful gemstone, and is the perfect way to celebrate the month of July.


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