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.
Everyone who was born on August 25 shares the star sign of Virgo.
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 Happened On August 25 In History?
NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft entered interstellar space, becoming the first artificial object to do so.
Naturalists Chris Atkins and Michael Taylor discovered the world’s tallest tree in Redwood National Park, California.
Atkins and Taylor named the tree Hyperion, and it measured 380.1 ft (115.85 m) tall, making it the largest known tree on earth.
The first-person shooter GoldenEye 007 was released for the Nintendo 64.
The game opened the FPS genre to the console market, and has been credited for paving the way for the popularity of Halo and Call of Duty.
Belarus declared its independence from the Soviet Union.
Businessman Momofuku Ando marketed the first-ever pre-cooked instant noodles.
After years of experimentation, Ando released the world's first instant noodles called Chikin Ramen.
The first daily passenger air service began, going from from London to Paris.
The first flights left a mile north of where Heathrow Airport now sits, and the flights were operated by Air transport & Travel Ltd which is now known as British Airways.
Walden W. Shaw and John D. Hertz founded the Shaw Livery Company, and introduced the yellow cabs to attract passengers.
The bacterium of the Bubonic Plague was isolated by Japanese scientist, Shibasaburo Kitasato.
Uruguay gained independence from Brazil on this day, and is now celebrated as a National Holiday for Uruguayans.
Alicia Thornton became the first British female jockey after taking part in a horse race at York Racecourse in Knavesmire, England.
Captain James Cook set sail on his first voyage from Plymouth, heading for the Pacific Ocean.
The journey was made on their ship Endeavour, which was previously called Earl of Pembroke.
Astronomer Galileo demonstrated one of his earlier telescopes to Venetian lawmakers.
Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar the conquistador founded Havana on the southern part of the island.
Havana officially moved to the north in 1519.
The doctrine of the Holy Trinity was established after the end of the Council of Nicaea.