May 25 holidays in 2019

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Towel Day
- Weird
African Liberation Day
- International
National Day/May 1810 Revolution
Argentina National Holiday
Liberation and Resistance Day
Lebanon Observance
Independence Day
Jordan National Holiday
Africa Day
Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
Africa Freedom Day
Zambia Public Holiday
African Union Day
Ghana Public Holiday
National Missing Children's Day
United states Observance
National Wine Day
- Weird

Historical Events on May 25

  • 1738: The border dispute between Pennsylvania and Maryland known as Cresap’s War or the Conojocular War ends when a treaty is signed between the two States. That treaty established the border and resulted in an exchange of prisoners between Pennsylvania and Maryland.
  • 1787: The U.S Constitutional Convention begins in Philadelphia after delegates from 7 States have arrived.
  • 1865: Approximately three hundred people die when an ordinance depot explodes in Mobile, Alabama.
  • 1895: Novelist and playwright Oscar Wilde is convicted of gross indecency with male persons and is sentenced to 2 years in prison.
  • 1940: British and French forces at Boulogne-sur-Mer surrender to the German 2nd Panzer Division at the Battle of Boulogne during World War 2.
  • 1953: The U.S conducts a nuclear artillery site at the Nevada Test Site.
  • 1953: KUHT, the first public television station in the U.S., begins broadcasting from the campus of the University of Houston.
  • 1961: United States President John F. Kennedy addresses a special joint session of Congress and tells them of his goal to land a man on the Moon before the end of the decade.
  • 1966: Explorer 32 launches on this day. Also known as Atmosphere Explorer-B, this satellite was designed to study the upper atmosphere.
  • 1968: In the city of St. Louis in Missouri, the Gateway Arch is dedicated.

Famous Birthdays on May 25

  • American poet and philosopher, Ralph Waldo Emerson is born in 1803.
  • American evangelist and Nobel Prize laureate, John Mott is born in 1865.
  • Dutch physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, Pieter Zeeman is born in 1865.
  • American singer Kitty Kallen is born in 1921.
  • American actor Claude Akins is born in 1926.
  • American soldier and author, Robert Ludlum is born in 1927.
  • American actress Anne Heche is born in 1969.
  • American journalits and author, Stacy London is born in 1969.
  • American actor and screenwriter, Jamie Kennedy is born in 1970.
  • American actress and model, Molly Sims is born in 1973.
  • Irish actor Cillian Murphy is born in 1976.
  • American actor Ethan Suplee is born in 1976.

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