August, 25

August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (238th if leap year). It 128 days before the end of the year.


There is no celebration for this day!


Launch of the Spitzer Space Telescope

(August, 25 2003)
The largest infrared space telescope called Spitzer, in homage to the American astrophysicist Lyman Spitzer, is orbited by a Delta II rocket from a launch at Cape Canaveral in Florida.

Liberation of Paris

(August, 25 1944)
After four years of occupation of the French capital, the Allies emerged victorious from the battle of Paris (started August 19, 1944) and liberated Paris. To the Montparnasse train station, General Leclerc obtained the surrender of German troops.


There is no saying for this day!


Sign of the Zodiac: 3th day of the astrological sign of Virgo.