August 25th is officially Banana Split Day and Kiss and Make Up Day.
Welcome to day 237 of 365! We’re only 128 days away from celebrating the new year… but it’s probably too early to be thinking about that yet.
To help you get through the rest of the day be sure to check out what events in the past has made August 25th so important in history.
Did you know that on this day in 1768, Captain James Cook set sail on his first voyage from Plymouth headed for the Pacific Ocean? Cook and his crew would not return home for another two years and 11 months.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about August 25th in history!
What Events Happened On August 25 In History?
Famous People Born On August 25
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Tim Burton? See what other famous people were born on this day.
1987 Blake Lively
- 35 years old
1958 Tim Burton
American Film Director
- 64 years old
- Born In:
- California, USA
1930 Sean Connery
- Died On:
- Oct 31, 2020 (Age 90)
- Born In:
- Scotland, UK
1976 Alexander Skarsgård
- 46 years old
- Born In:
- Stockholm, Sweden
Special Holidays On August 25
If you’re looking to try something new today, here are some special holidays that might just give you an idea.
National Banana Split Day
Banana splits are quite possibly the perfect dessert, combining delicious ice cream and bananas in a way that makes them truly shine! While a banana split is a fantastic idea on any day of the year, it’s pretty much mandatory today - and don’t forget the toppings!
National Kiss and Make Up Day
We’ve all had small quarrels and fights with our loved ones, and we leave them unresolved all too often. National Kiss and Make Up Day is here to give you the opportunity to let bygones be bygones, to agree to disagree, and, most importantly, to harmoniously get on with your lives!
August 25 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone
Everyone who was born on August 25 shares the star sign of Virgo.
Virgo is commonly the most detail-oriented of the zodiac signs. Virgos are practical, analytical, and hard-working. They’re good at knowing where to look for the core of any problem.
People born in August all have the Peridot birthstone. In 2018, the Kīlauea volcano on Hawaii’s biggest island saw increased activity, which led to a rare geological event, where Olivine (also known as peridot when at gem quality) was found on the ground around the volcano. In Hawaiian culture, peridots are thought to be the tears of the volcano goddess Pele.
If you were born on August 25th, you would likely have been conceived on or around December 2nd of the previous year.