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Events of May 25th:
May 25th is the 145th day of the year (146th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 220 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about May 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 May 25th:
1820 Anne Bronte (author)
1889 Igor Sikorsky (aviation pioneer)
1913 Richard Dimblebey (journalist, TV broadcaster)
1927 Robert Ludlum (author)
1939 Ian McKellen (actor)
1958 Paul Weller (singer - The Jam, The Style Council))
1963 Mike Myers (comedian, actor)
1979 Jonny Wilkinson (rugby player)
May 25th in History:
1895 Oscar Wilde convicted of gross indecency.
1925 John T. Scopes is charged for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in Tennessee.
1940 Lord Gort decides to evacuate the British Expeditionary Force from France, through Dunkirk.
1961 US President John F. Kennedy announces US goal of reaching the moon before the end of the decade.
1963 Organisation of African Unity established.
1968 Gateway Arch in St. Louis is dedicated.
1981 Gulf Cooperation Council created by six Arab states.
1982 HMS Coventry is sank during the Falklands War.
2011 Oprah Winfrey Show airs for the last time after a 25 year run.
2012 Dragon, the first commercial spacecraft, docks with the International Space Station.
May 25th is also:
Revolution Day (Argentina)
Liberation Day (Lebanon)
Independence Day (Jordan)
National Missing Children's Day
People born on May 25th are Gemini
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