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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1147The Portuguese, under Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a four-month siege.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1938The Archbishop of Dubuque, Francis J. L. Beckman, denounces swing music as “a degenerated musical system.. turned loose to gnaw away at the moral fiber of young people”, warning that it leads down a “primrose path to hell”.
- 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.
- 1962Cuban missile crisis: Adlai Stevenson shows photos at the UN proving Soviet missiles are installed in Cuba.
- 1962Nelson Mandela is sentenced to five years in prison.
Who were born on October 25?
- 1903Katharine Byron, U.S. Congresswoman (d. 1976)
- 1918Chubby Jackson, American jazz double-bassist and band leader (d. 2003)
- 1928Anthony Franciosa, American actor (d. 2006)
- 1955Glynis Barber, English actress
- 1958Phil Daniels, English actor
- 1963Tracy Nelson, American actress
- 1971Pedro Martínez, Dominican baseball player
- 1974Goya Jaekel, German footballer
- 1979Rob Hulse, English footballer
- 1983Gyptian, Jamaican reggae singer
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