October 25: Day of the Week
October 25, 2021 is the 298th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 67 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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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)
- 1147Seljuk Turks completely annihilate German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum.
- 1147The Portuguese, under Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a four-month siege.
- 1616Dutch sea-captain Dirk Hartog makes second recorded landfall by a European on Australian soil, at the later-named Dirk Hartog Island off the West Australian coast.
- 1828The St Katharine Docks opened in London.
- 1917Traditionally understood date of the October Revolution, involving the capture of the Winter Palace, Petrograd, Russia. The date refers to the Julian Calendar date, and corresponds with November 7 in the Gregorian calendar.
- 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.
- 1962Nelson Mandela is sentenced to five years in prison.
- 1980Proceedings on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction conclude at The Hague.
- 1997After a brief civil war which has driven President Pascal Lissouba out of Brazzaville, Denis Sassou-Nguesso proclaims himself the President of the Republic of the Congo.
Who were born on October 25?
- 1927Jorge Batlle Ibáñez, former President of Uruguay
- 1936Sir Martin Gilbert, British historian
- 1937Roberto Menescal, Brazilian jazz guitarist important to founding of bossa nova
- 1947Coco Robicheaux, American blues musician
- 1955Glynis Barber, English actress
- 1957Nancy Cartwright, American voice actress
- 1962Nick Hancock, British television presenter
- 19652 Cold Scorpio, American professional wrestler
- 1983Gyptian, Jamaican reggae singer
- 1989Ivan Marconi, Italian footballer
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