August 25 holidays in 2018

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Youth's Day Mongolia Observance
Day of Songun North Korea Public Holiday
Independence Day Uruguay National Holiday
Eid-al-Adha holiday Multiple [Show] National Holiday
Raksha Bandhan United States Hindu Holiday
Ghost Festival Taiwan Observance
Eid al-Adha Bahrain Public Holiday
Spirit Festival China Observance
Eid-al-Adha Holiday Multiple [Show] National Holiday
Feast of the Sacrifice Day 4 Egypt National Holiday
National Park Service Founders Day - Unofficial (Nature & Environment)
National Whiskey Sour Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Kiss and Make Up Day - Unofficial (Relationships & Family)
National Secondhand Wardrobe Day - Unofficial (Lifestyle, Nature & Environment)
National Banana Split Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Onam India Restricted Holiday
Eid al-Adha Day 4 Bangladesh Optional Holiday
Eid al-Adha holiday Multiple [Show] National Holiday
Special Working Day Kazakhstan Observance
Nikini Full Moon Poya Day Sri Lanka Public Holiday
Day of the Homeland Germany Observance

Historical Events on August 25

  • 1543: The first Europeans bring the first firearms to Japan.
  • 1580: Spain defeats Portugal during th Battle of Alcantara.
  • 1609: Galileo Galilei shows Venetian lawmakers his first telescope.
  • 1758: Prussia’s Frederick II defeats the Russian army at the Battle of Zorndorf during the Seven Years’ War.
  • 1825: Uruguay declares itself to be independent from Brazil.
  • 1830: The Belgian Revolution begins on this day.
  • 1916: The United States creates the U.S National Park Service.
  • 1933: An earthquake in Mao County Sichuan, China kills over nine thousand people.
  • 1940: The British Royal Air Force begins bombing Berlin during World War II.
  • 1944: The Allies liberate Paris during World War II.
  • 1950:S President Harry Truman orders the United States Army to take control of the nation’s railroads to avoid a strike.
  • 1967: George Lincoln Rockwell, founder of the American Nazi Party, was assassinated as he left a laundromat in Arlington, Virginia.
  • 1980: Zimbabwe becomes a member of the U.N.
  • 1981: Voyager 2 makes its closest approach yet to the planet Saturn.
  • 1989: Voyage 2 makes its closest approach to the planet Neptune.
  • 1991: The first version of the software that would become Linux is announced by Linus Torvalds.
  • 2012: Voyager I becomes the first man-made object to enter interstellar space.

Famous Birthdays on August 25

  • American actor Anthony Heald is born in 1944.
  • British judge Andrew Longmore is born in 1944.
  • Belgian cartoonist Daniel Hulet is born in 1945.
  • American screenwriter Hannah Louise Shearer is born in 1945.
  • American poet and author Charles Ghigna is born in 1946.
  • American baseball player Rollie Fingers is born in 1946.
  • English singer-songwriter Elvis Costello is born in 1954.
  • Scottish lawyer and politician Jim Wallace is born in 1954.
  • German businessman Gerd Müller is born in 1955.
  • Scottish guitarist John McGeoch is born in 1955.
  • English actress Joanne Whalley is born in 1964.
  • American actor Blair Underwood is born in 1964.

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