October 25: Day of the Week
October 25, 2020 is the 299th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 67 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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.
- 1828The St Katharine Docks opened in London.
- 1900The United Kingdom annexes the Transvaal.
- 1944Battle of Leyte Gulf, the largest naval battle in history, takes place in and around the Philippines between the Imperial Japanese Navy and the U.S. Third and U.S. Seventh Fleets.
- 1944The Romanian Army liberates Carei, the last Romanian city under Axis Powers occupation.
- 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.
- 1977Digital Equipment Corporation releases OpenVMS V1.0.
- 1995A commuter train slams into a school bus in Fox River Grove, Illinois, killing seven students.
- 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?
- 1918Chubby Jackson, American jazz double-bassist and band leader (d. 2003)
- 1923Bobby Thomson, Scotland born American baseball player (d. 2010)
- 1927Lawrence Kohlberg, American psychologist (d. 1987)
- 1947Coco Robicheaux, American blues musician
- 1955Danny Darwin, American baseball player
- 1957Nancy Cartwright, American voice actress
- 1969Nika Futterman, American voice actress
- 1970Ed Robertson, Canadian musician (Barenaked Ladies)
- 1971Midori Goto, Japanese violinist
- 1973Lamont Bentley, American actor (d. 2005)
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