Find out which famous people share the same birthday as you
August 25th is the 237th day of the year (238th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 128 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about August 25th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on August 25th
1530 Ivan the Terrible (Tsar of Russia)
1845 Ludwig II of Bavaria (King of Bavaria - "Mad King Ludwig")
1911 Vo Nguyen Giap (Vietnamese military leader)
1912 Erich Honecker (East German leader 1971-1989)
1918 Leonard Bernstein (conductor, composer, author, pianist)
1919 George Wallace (Governor of Alabama 1963-1967, 1971-1979, 1983-1987, and four time US Presidential candidate)
1927 Althea Gibson (tennis player - first black athlete to win the Wimbledon Championships, professional golf player)
1930 Sir Sean Connery (actor)
1934 Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (President of Iran 1989-1997, Iranian politician)
1938 Frederick Forsyth (author)
1943 Niles Eldredge (paleontologist)
1949 Gene Simmons (musician - KISS)
1949 Martin Amis (author)
1951 Rob Halford (singer - Judas Priest)
1954 Elvis Costello (singer)
1958 Tim Burton (film maker)
1964 Blair Underwood (actor)
1965 Billy Ray Cyrus (singer)
1970 Claudia Schiffer (model)
1975 Steve Chen (internet entrepreneur - co-founder YouTube)
August 25th in History
1991 Linus Torvalds announces in a newsgroup that he is working on developing his own operating system (later to become Linux).
1991 Belarus declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
August 25th is also
National Day (Uruguay)
National Heroes' Day (Philippines)
People born on August 25th are Virgo
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