March 25 holidays in 2024

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Greek Independence Day Cyprus National Holiday
International Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave Trade - International (Awareness & Cause, United Nations)
International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members - International (Awareness & Cause, United Nations)
Feast of the Annunciation Lebanon Public Holiday
Struggle for Human Rights Day Slovakia Observance
Independence Day Greece Public Holiday
Annunciation of the Lord Greece Public Holiday
Waffle Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Anniversary of the Arengo San Marino National Holiday
National Lobster Newburg Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Medal of Honor Day - Unofficial (Appreciation & Honor)
National Tolkien Reading Day - Unofficial (Education & Reading)
Maryland Day United States (Maryland) Local Observance
Seward's Day United States (Alaska) State Holiday
St. Joseph's Day Colombia National Holiday
Otago Anniversary Day New Zealand (Otago) Local Holiday
Shushan Purim (Jerusalem) Israel Local Holiday
Nauryz (Day 3) observed Kazakhstan Public Holiday

Historical Events on March 25

  • 1199: While engaged in combat in France, Richard I is hit and wounded by a bolt from a crossbow. This would lead to his eventual death in 12-days.
  • 1306: In Scotland, Robert the Bruce becomes the King of Scots.
  • 1584: A patent authorizes the colonization of Virginia is granted to Sir Walter Raleigh on this day.
  • 1655: The satellite of Saturn that would eventually be called Titan is discovered by Chistiaan Huygens.
  • 1802: A peace treaty known as The Treaty of Amiens is signed between the U.K and France.
  • 1807: The slave trade is abolished in the U.K when the Slave Trade Act is made into law.
  • 1811: When a pamphlet entitled “The Necessity of Atheism” is published by Percy Bysshe Shelley, the University of Oxford responds by expelling him from the school.
  • 1865: Fort Stedman is captured by Confederate forces in Virginia during the American Civil War.
  • 1947: Over a 110 people are killed in Centralia, Illinois when a coal mine explodes.
  • 1948: A tornado forecast successfully predicts that a tornado will hit Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma.
  • 1957: Allen Ginsberg’s poem “Howl” is seized by U.S Customs agent because it’s deemed as obscene.
  • 1965: Martin Luther King, Jr. and civil rights activists following him, return from a 4-day march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 1979: The first operational Space Shuttle orbiter is sent to the John F. Kennedy Space Center to begin preparations for its first launch.

Famous Birthdays on March 25

  • American sculptor and designer of Mount Rushmore, Gutzon Borglum is born in 1867.
  • American race car driver, Horatio Nelson Jackson is born in 1872.
  • English author and poet, Mary Webb is born in 1881.
  • American actor Ed Begley is born in 1901.
  • English-American actress Binnie Barnes is born in 1903.
  • American singer-songwriter Aretha Franklin is born in 1942.
  • English singer-songwriter Elton John is born in 1947.
  • American actress Marcia Cross is born in 1962.


Good Friday


Easter Monday

Tax Day

Father’s Day