May 25th: What is special about this date?

May 25th marks the 145th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 146th in case of leap years). There are 220 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on May 25th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to May 25th and what happened on May 25th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 25th.


May 25th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On May 25th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Cillian Murphy
    Cillian Murphy (1976)

    Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor known for his roles in films such as 28 Days Later, Inception, and the Peaky Blinders TV series.

  • Mike Myers
    Mike Myers (1963)

    Mike myers is a canadian comedian and actor best known for his roles in the 'austin powers' film series and as a cast member on 'saturday...

  • Ian McKellen
    Ian McKellen (1939)

    British actor, nominated for an oscar in 1999 for his performance in "gods and monsters".

  • Anne Heche
    Anne Heche (1969)

    American actress, heche, who started her career in new york at age 17 as a soap star.

  • Dave Lee Travis
    Dave Lee Travis (1945)

    Dave lee travis is a british dj known for his work on bbc radio 1 and as a presenter on top of the pops.

  • Barbara Schulz
    Barbara Schulz (1972)

    She was a french film and stage actress, and is nominated for the cesar for best promising actress.

  • Connie Sellecca
    Connie Sellecca (1955)

    American model actress and producer.

  • Beverly Sills
    Beverly Sills (1929)

    American singer.

  • Dixie Carter
    Dixie Carter (1939)

    American actress who was primarily a tv star.

  • Octavia Spencer
    Octavia Spencer (1970)

    Academy Award-winning actress known for her roles in films like The Help.

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May 25th: who died on this date?

On May 25th the following celebrities died:

  • Dany Robin
    Dany Robin (1995)

    French actress, whose international work includes alfred hitchcock’s "topaz" 1969.

  • Nicholas Clay
    Nicholas Clay (2000)

    British actor (born 1946).

  • Vic Tayback
    Vic Tayback (1990)

    Brooklyn, new york -- actor.

  • Charles Nelson Reilly
    Charles Nelson Reilly (2007)

    American actor and tv host (born in 1931).

  • Roy Brown
    Roy Brown (1981)

    American tv personality, puppeteer and clown, best known for his role as cooky the clown (also cooky the clown) on chicago's "bozo's circus"...

  • Armarion Smith (2020)

    Award-winning actor known for his versatile roles.

  • Yasna Petrova (2010)

    Renowned physicist known for groundbreaking research in quantum mechanics.

  • Sundiata (1255)

    Founder of the Mali Empire and known as the Lion King.

  • Gid Tanner (1960)

    Legendary baseball player known for his exceptional hitting skills.

  • Beatryce Beebe (1978)

    Renowned astronomer known for her work on planetary motion.

  • See all famous people who died on May 25th


May 25th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On May 25th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Gemini according to the Western Zodiac.

Gemini zodiac sign

May 25th: what is special about the Gemini sign?

The Gemini sign encompasses people born between May 21st and June 20th.

You can discover Gemini's personality traits and attitude and Gemini's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Gemini born in May discover why May born are so special.


May 25th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on May 25th in history:

  • May 25, 1923: Britain recognizes Transjordan with Abdullah as its leader.
  • May 25, 1938: Spanish Civil War: The bombing of Alicante takes place, with 313 deaths.
  • May 25, 1939: Carl Storck becomes the second NFL president.
  • May 25, 1941: 5,000 drown in a storm at Ganges Delta region in India.
  • May 25, 1949: Chinese Red army occupies Shanghai.
  • May 25, 1968: Rolling Stones release Jumping Jack Flash
  • May 25, 1979: Israel begins to return Sinai to Egypt.
  • May 25, 1980: Musical Chairs closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • May 25, 2003: After arriving in Miami at 05:00, the SS Norway (or old SS France) is badly damaged in a boiler explosion that killed 7 and injures 17. NCL announces that she will not sail again as a commercial ocean-liner a few weeks later.
  • May 25, 2005: Liverpool F.C. plays at Istanbul's Ataturk Olympic Stadium. Liverpool F.C. scores three goals in six minutes and tie the game. After extra-time, AC Milan is defeated 3-2 by Liverpool F.C. in a penalty shootout. This marks AC Milan's first UEFA Champions League title since 1984. The second half saw goals from Steven Gerrard and Vladmir Smicer, as well as Xabi Alonso. Liverpool won 3-2 on penalties in one of the greatest sporting comebacks.
  • May 25, 2009: North Korea is said to have tested its second nuclear weapon. Pyongyang conducted missile tests after the nuclear test. This increased tensions within the international community.
  • May 25, 2017: A booby-trapped package that was intended to be a gift for the former Prime Minister of Greece, Lucas Papademos, explodes in his car in Athens. His injuries are not considered life-threatening according to authorities.

What day of the year is May 25th?

May 25th marks the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 146th in case of leap years).

There are 220 days remaining until the end of the year.

May 25th is the 25th day of the month of May.