Following the end of the Cold War, the defense treaty between 8 communist states had lost its purpose. It had been signed in 1955 as an antagonist of NATO.
1986 Corazon Aquino is sworn in as the 11th President of the Philippines
Aquino's presidency ended 20 years of dictatorship. She was the first female president in Asia.
1964 Muhammad Ali becomes world heavyweight champion
Ali, who still used his original name Cassius Clay at the time, is considered one of the greatest heavyweight boxers in history.
1947 The state of Prussia is dissolved
At its peak, the most important state of the German empire encompassed parts of modern-day Germany, Poland, and Russia.
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Welcome to day 56 of 365! We’re still 309 days away from celebrating the new year, but we’ve gotta look forward to something right?
To get you inspired there were many events that happened on this day including new inventions, new music and new sports world record. February the 25th is certainly a day to celebrate.
Did you know that on this day in 1862, US paper money was first introduced into circulation? This was via the Legal Tender Act to help finance the Civil War.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about February 25th in history!
What Events Happened On February 25 In History?
2021 Hasbro announced that they would be dropping the Mr from Mr. Potato Head brand name to promote gender equality.
2020 Rihanna received a Guinness World Record for being the most tracked artist on Songkick, with 3,867,117 followers.Read More
2015 Madonna fell on stage while performing “Living For Love.”
During the act, she was wearing a tight Armani cape and fell backward down a flight of stairs. But Madonna being Madonna, dusted herself off and got on with the show!
Source Daily Mail
2000 Amazon opened its first Amazon Go Grocery store in Seattle, Washington.
Source Business Insider
1972 The band “Wing’s” debut single “Give Ireland Back to the Irish” was released by Apple Records.
The song was written by Paul McCartney and his wife, Linda McCartney.
Source The Paul McCartney Project
1969 George Harrison from The Beatles started recording three solo songs from their Abbey Road album at the EMI studio, Abbey Road, London.
Source Beatles Bible
1969 NASA’s Mariner 6 space probe successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Data from Mariner 6's launch was used to ensure the success of the Mariner 7, which joined the Mariner 6 in space a month later. The pair of probes made their way to Mars to complete the first dual spacecraft mission to Mars. The Mariner 6 and 7 missions collected data and photographed about 20% of Mars' surface.
1913 The 16th Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified.
The 16th Amendment established the right for Congress to impose a Federal Income Tax.
Source Our Documents
1901 J.P. Morgan incorporated the US Steel Corporation.
1862 US paper money was first introduced into circulation after the passing of the Legal Tender Act to help finance the Civil War.
1836 Showman P. T. Barnum showcased Joice Heth falsely claiming that she was a 161-year-old African American nanny to George Washington.
1836 Samuel Colt patented the multi-shot revolving cylinder gun.
The changes to the gun allowed for multiple shots to be fired without the need to reload bullets.
Source The History Engine
1793 George Washington held the first Cabinet meeting in his house in Mount Vernon.
Famous Quotes Said On February 25
Below you’ll find the most popular things people have said or written on this day throughout history.
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Famous People Born On February 25
Is today your birthday? If so, you share the same birthday with Case Walker. Here are a few other famous people born on this day.
British Actor Age:17 years old Born In:England, UK American TikToker Age:19 years old Born In:New Mexico, USA
Age:17 years old Born In:England, UK
Age:19 years old Born In:New Mexico, USA
1943 George Harrison
Died On:Nov 29, 2001 (Age 58) Born In:England, UK
1997 Isabelle Fuhrman
Age:25 years old Born In:Washington D.C., USA
Special Holidays On February 25
If you’re looking to try something new today, here are some special holidays that might just give you an idea.
Did you know that clam chowder dates back to the Native Americans in the 1800s? Today is Clam Chowder Day, and with dozens of different versions, why not have a taste-off with friends and family? Chocolate covered nuts have got to be one of the most guilt-free ways to enjoy a chocolatey treat; they’re so tasty but surprisingly healthy! So make sure you stop by the market today to pick up some for an afternoon snack.
Did you know that clam chowder dates back to the Native Americans in the 1800s? Today is Clam Chowder Day, and with dozens of different versions, why not have a taste-off with friends and family?
Chocolate covered nuts have got to be one of the most guilt-free ways to enjoy a chocolatey treat; they’re so tasty but surprisingly healthy! So make sure you stop by the market today to pick up some for an afternoon snack.
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February 25 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone
People who were born on this day all share the Pisces zodiac sign.
Pisces is represented by the fish and is the twelfth sign in the zodiac. Anyone who was born between February 19 and March 20 falls into this astrological sign.
All those born in February have the Amethyst birthstone. Wearing this violet gem can help to reduce tension and stress. Amethyst symbolizes protection, safety, and protection against overall bad health.
If your birthday falls on this day, you would’ve likely been conceived around June 4th in the previous year.
What happened February 25th 2022?
Biden announces more sanctions against Russia President Biden announced more sanctions against Russia on Thursday in response to its invasion of Ukraine. "Putin is the aggressor. Putin chose this war. And now he and his country will bear the consequences," Biden said.
What special day is in February?
14 February – Saint Valentine's Day Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14.
What is celebrated on 25 February in India?
25 February in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons. 25 February is the birth anniversary of Ravishankar Vyas,Meher Baba, Farokh Engineer, and Danny Denzongpa. 25 February is also observed as the death anniversary of Hans Raj Khanna.
Is there a February 25?
February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 309 days remain until the end of the year (310 in leap years).