2021 February

February 25: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

Facts & Historic Events That Happened on February 25

February 25th is the day we officially celebrate Clam Chowder Day and Chocolate Covered Nut Day.

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?

People who were born on this day all share the Pisces zodiac sign.

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 facts about February 25th in history!

What 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.

Source BBC
2020

Rihanna received a Guinness World Record for being the most tracked artist on Songkick, with 3,867,117 followers.

2015

Madonna fell on stage while performing “Living For Love”.

During the act she was wearing a tight Armani cape and fell backwards down a flight of stairs. But Madonna being Madonna dusted herself off and got on with the show!
2000

Amazon opened its first Amazon Go Grocery store in Seattle, Washington.

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.
1969

George Harrison from The Beatles started recording three solo songs from their Abbey Road album at the EMI studio, Abbey Road, London.

1913

The 16th Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified.

The 16th Amendment established the right for Congress to impose a Federal Income Tax.
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.

OTD in 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

The multi-shot revolving cylinder gun was patented by Samuel Colt.

OTD in 1836: The multi-shot revolving cylinder gun was patented by Samuel Colt.
The changes to the gun allowed for multiple shots to be fired without the need to reload bullets.
1793

George Washington held the first Cabinet meeting in his house in Mount Vernon.

Did you know that on this day, February 25th 1862, US paper money was first introduced into circulation?