On This Day — July 25


July 25th is the 206th day of the year (207th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 159 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Thursday or Friday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Sunday (56).

Important historical events include in 1261 – Alexios Strategopoulos led the Nicaean forces of Michael VIII Palaiologos to recapture Constantinople, re-establish the Byzantine Empire, and end the Latin Empire.

Other historical incidents occurring on the day are in 1965 – Bob Dylan, who had previously been known for folk music, gave a controversial performance at the Newport Folk Festivalplaying songs with an electric guitar.

Also, in 1976 – In a classic example of pareidolia, the Viking 1 spacecraft took a photo of what appeared to be a face on Mars.

Iman turns… 62
Profession: Super Model + David Bowie’s Widow
Awards: N/A

Matt LeBlanc turns… 50

Profession: Friends Actor
Awards: Golden Globe Awards x2

Wendy Raquel Robinson turns… 50
Profession: The Game Actress
Awards: NAACP Image Awards x1

D.B. Woodside turns… 48
Profession: 24 Actor
Awards: N/A

Finn Balor turns… 36

Profession: WWE Wrestler
Awards: N/A

Happy Birthday to all July 25th babies from the Gossip Life!

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