All About April 25th
A collection of information about April 25th such as historical events, celebrity birthdays, horoscope information and much more.
April 25th Holidays
Welcome to the bizarre and mostly unknown holidays of April!
- DNA Day
National DNA Day is a unique day when students, teachers, and the public can learn more about genetics and genomics. The day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA’s double helix in 1953. Learn more at NIH.
- East Meets West Day
National East Meets West Day on April 25th commemorates the day the Eastern Front of the Allied forces met the Western front on the River Elbe. Also known as Elbe Day, this day marked an important step toward ending World War II.
- Hairstylists Appreciation Day
So today, April 25th is National Hairstyle Appreciation Day. Not only does your hair stylist make you beautiful, but they also lift your spirits by listening to you chat about your life. Hairstylists are very artsy creative people. So thank your Hairdresser today!
- National Mani-Pedi Day
You know what to do, go out and get one!
- National Plumber’s Day
Today, April 25th is a good day to appreciate all that plumbers do for us. Who comes to the rescue when we can’t unclog our pipes? Who keeps our water flowing seamlessly? Thank a plumber today!
- National Telephone Day
Every April 25th, we celebrate National Telephone Day. There are over 9 billion mobile phones around the world. Some predicted the landline to be obsolete by 2020, there are still about 931 million landlines around the world. Are you old enough to remember talking for hours on a phone connected to the wall?
- Parental Alienation Awareness Day
Parental alienation, sometimes called Hostile Aggressive Parenting, is a form of child abuse. Hostile Aggressive Parenting (HAP) is defined as : A general pattern of behavior, manipulation, actions or decision-making of a person (usually a parent or guardian) that either directly or indirectly; 1) creates undue difficulties or interferences in the relationship of a child with another person. Visit www.paawarenessday.com for more information.
- Red Hat Society Day
Official Red Hat Society Day is April 25th. This holiday commemorates the first meeting of The Red Hat Society that took place in 1998. The Red Hat Society is an international social organization that was founded in 1998 in the United States for women age 50 and beyond, but now open to women of all ages. Its main purpose is to provide women with opportunities for pleasant social interaction, both for reconnecting with old friends and making new ones. Women give their all to their family and work, so this is a way for them to reconnect with their own interests again. You can join the Red Hat Society here.
- World Malaria Day
World Malaria Day is an international observance commemorated every year on April 25th and recognizes global efforts to control malaria. Globally, 3.3 billion people in 106 countries are at risk of malaria. Learn more at: endmalaria.org/worldmalariaday2021
- World Penguin Day
April 25th is World Penguin Day. World Penguin Day began in 1972 when Gerry Wallace wrote the event on his wife’s, Aleta’s calendar in Alamogordo, California. They later brought the celebration to the Naval Weapons Center in Ridgecrest, California where the Penguin Patrol made the news. This celebratory day coincides with the annual northern migration of Adelie penguins.
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Zodiac Sign for April 25th is Taurus
Taurus is the second astrological sign in the present zodiac. The Sun is in the sign of Taurus.
Time period: April 20 – May 21
Ruling planet: Venus
Zodiac quality: Fixed
Birthstones: Emerald, Diamond, Sapphire, Garnet, Rose quartz
Famous Tauruses: Dwayne Johnson, Queen Elizabeth II, Megan Fox, George Clooney, Adele, Mark Zuckerberg, Shakespeare, David Beckham, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
April 25th Trivia
- 1214 – Louis IX of France was born.
- 1792 – “La Marseillaise” (the French national anthem) is composed by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle.
- 1901 – New York becomes the first U.S. state to require automobile license plates.
- 1937 – The #1 movie was, “Personal Property,” starring Jean Harlow.
- 1944 – The United Negro College Fund is incorporated.
- 1954 – The first practical solar cell is publicly demonstrated by Bell Telephone Laboratories.
- 1983 – American schoolgirl Samantha Smith is invited to visit the Soviet Union by its leader Yuri Andropov after he read her letter in which she expressed fears about nuclear war.
- 1983 – Pioneer 10 travels beyond Pluto’s orbit.
- 1984 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Against All Odds,” by Phil Collins.
- 1917 – Ella Fitzgerald, American singer was born in Newport News, VA.
- 1923 – Albert King, African-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer was born.
- 1940 – Al Pacino, American actor and director was born in East Harlem, New York, NY.
- 1964 – Hank Azaria, American actor, voice artist, comedian and producer was born.
- 1969 – Renée Zellweger, American actress was born in Katy, TX.
- 1988 – The #1 movie was, “Colors.”
- 1996 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Because You Loved Me,” by Celine Dion.
- 2004 – The March for Women’s Lives brings between 500,000 and 800,000 protesters, to Washington D.C. to protest the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003, and other restrictions on abortion.
- 2009 – Bea Arthur, American actress and singer known from her role in Golden Girls passed away.
- 2015 – Nearly 9,100 people were killed after a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal.
- 2017 – Turkish air strikes kill 18 Kurdish YPG fighters and media officials in northeastern Syria.
- 2017 – India is to provide every cow with a biometric dog tag, in an effort to prevent cattle smuggling.
- 2018 – Researchers from Washington State University (WSU) found that adults reported a reduction in depressive symptoms with just a single puff of medical marijuana, [Source]
- 2020 – Biden gets high approval 100 days into taking office. [US News]
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