October 25: Day of the Week
October 25, 2022 was the 298th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 67 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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October 25 Historical Event(s)
- 1415The army of Henry V of England defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt.
- 1760George III becomes King of Great Britain.
- 1812War of 1812: The American frigate, USS United States, commanded by Stephen Decatur, captures the British frigate HMS Macedonian.
- 1854The Battle of Balaklava during the Crimean War (Charge of the Light Brigade).
- 1920After 74 days on Hunger Strike in Brixton Prison, England, the Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork, Terence MacSwiney died.
- 1924The forged Zinoviev Letter is published in the Daily Mail, wrecking the British Labour Party’s hopes of re-election.
- 1944The USS Tang under Richard O'Kane (the top American submarine captain of World War II) is sunk by the ship’s own malfunctioning torpedo.
- 1945The Republic of China takes over administration of Taiwan following Japan’s surrender to the Allies.
- 1971The United Nations seated the People’s Republic of China and expelled the Republic of China (see political status of Taiwan and China and the United Nations)
- 2010Mount Merapi in Central Java, Indonesia, begins over a month of eruptions.
Who were born on October 25?
- 1806Max Stirner, German philosopher (d. 1856)
- 1886Leo G. Carroll, English actor (d. 1972)
- 1926Jimmy Heath, American jazz saxophonist, composer and arranger
- 1927Jorge Batlle Ibáñez, former President of Uruguay
- 1935Sam Taylor, American jump blues musician and songwriter (d. 2009)
- 1970Ed Robertson, Canadian musician (Barenaked Ladies)
- 1976Brett Kirk, Australian Rules footballer
- 1979Sarah Thompson, American actress
- 1980Mehcad Brooks, American actor and former model
- 1981Shaun Wright-Phillips, English footballer
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