September 25 is the 268th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 97 days remain until the end of the year.
We have some interesting facts & historic events all about September 25th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about September 25th in history!
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- World Dream Day
- National One-hit Wonder Day
- World Pharmacy Day
- National Psychotherapy Day
- National Cooking Day
- Binge Day
- International Rabbit Day
- Save Your Photos Day
What Happened On This Day – September 25
2008: China launches Shenzhou spacecraft with 3 astronauts
This was the third human manned space flight mission of China’s Space Program.
1992: NASA launches the Mars Observer
The robotic space probe’s main goal was to study Mars. Almost a year later all communications with it were lost.
1977: Runners run the first Chicago Marathon
One of the world’s six major marathons, which include the marathons in Berlin, Boston, London, New York, and Tokyo, the Chicago Marathon was initially called the Mayor Daley Marathon. The first race was won by Rhud Metzner.
1962: The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria is officially created
Ferhat Abbas was appointed as the President of the Algerian National Assembly, and Ben Bella was seated as the country’s new Prime Minister.
1890: Sequoia National Park is established by the United States Congress
The park, situated in the state of California is famous for its giant sequoia trees.
1928: Motorola was founded. It made car radios. Its name blended the word “motor” with “victrola” record players.
1969: first words from the moon, 1973: first cell phone, 1995: first pager, 1996: first flip phone
Births On This Day, September 25
1969: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Welsh actress
1952: Christopher Reeve, American actor
1932: Glenn Gould, Canadian pianist, composer
1903: Mark Rothko, Latvian/American painter
1897: William Faulkner, American author, Nobel Prize laureate
Deaths On This Day, September 25
2011: Wangari Maathai, Kenyan environmentalist, Nobel Prize laureate
2003: Edward Said, Palestinian/American theoretician
1971: Hugo Black, American jurist, politician
1929: Miller Huggins, American baseball player, manager
1066: Harald Hardrada, Norwegian king