|Holiday name||Holiday location||Holiday type|
|National Day/May 1810 Revolution||Argentina||National Holiday|
|Independence Day||Jordan||National Holiday|
|Liberation and Resistance Day||Lebanon||Observance|
|Sing Out Day||-||Unofficial (Activity & Action, Fun & Joy)|
|Towel Day||-||Unofficial (Art & Entertainment)|
|National Missing Children's Day||United States||Observance|
|National Wine Day||-||Unofficial (Food & Drinks)|
|National Tap Dance Day||-||Unofficial (Art & Entertainment)|
|National Brown-Bag It Day||-||Unofficial (Nature & Environment, Products & Technology )|
|Erev Shavuot||Israel||Observance, Hebrew|
|Orthodox Ascension Day||Romania||Observance, Orthodox|
|Africa Day||Multiple [Show]||Public Holiday|
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.