October 25: Day of the Week
October 25, 2019 is the 298th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 67 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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)
- 1760George III becomes King of Great Britain.
- 1828The St Katharine Docks opened in London.
- 1861The Toronto Stock Exchange is created.
- 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.
- 1977Digital Equipment Corporation releases OpenVMS V1.0.
- 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.
- 2004Fidel Castro, Cuba’s President, announces that transactions using the American Dollar will be banned.
- 2009The 25 October 2009 Baghdad bombings kills 155 and wounds at least 721.
- 2010Mount Merapi in Central Java, Indonesia, begins over a month of eruptions.
Who were born on October 25?
- 1881Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter and sculptor (d. 1973)
- 1888Richard E. Byrd, American explorer (d. 1957)
- 1892Nell Shipman, Canadian actress, screenwriter, and film producer (d. 1970)
- 1918Chubby Jackson, American jazz double-bassist and band leader (d. 2003)
- 1948Dave Cowens, American basketball player and coach
- 1955Robin Eubanks, American jazz trombonist
- 1969Josef Beranek, Czech ice hockey player
- 1974Lee Byung-Kyu, South Korean baseball player
- 1979Rob Hulse, English footballer
- 1981Austin Winkler, American lead vocalist (Hinder)
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