25th August

1989 Voyager 2 makes its closest approach to Neptune

Uruguay Independence Day (from Brazil, 1825) – see 18th July

Liberation of Paris (WWII from Germany, 1944)

La Tomatina (Bunol, Spain)

Janmashtami (2016: birth of Krishna. Pots of buttermilk are hung high up and people form human pyramids to smash them (dahi handi) and people reenact Krishna’s youth (Rasa lila).

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