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 French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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.
- 1760George III becomes King of Great Britain.
- 1940Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. is named the first African American general in the United States Army.
- 1944Heinrich Himmler orders a crackdown on the Edelweiss Pirates, a loosely organized youth culture in Nazi Germany that had assisted army deserters and others to hide from the Third Reich.
- 1944The Romanian Army liberates Carei, the last Romanian city under Axis Powers occupation.
- 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.
- 1962Cuban missile crisis: Adlai Stevenson shows photos at the UN proving Soviet missiles are installed in Cuba.
- 1991History of Slovenia: Three months after the end of the Ten-Day War, the last soldier of the Yugoslav People’s Army leaves the territory of the Republic of Slovenia.
- 2009The 25 October 2009 Baghdad bombings kills 155 and wounds at least 721.
Who were born on October 25?
- 1102William Clito, Count of Flanders (d. 1128)
- 1926Jimmy Heath, American jazz saxophonist, composer and arranger
- 1947Coco Robicheaux, American blues musician
- 1949Walter Hyatt, American singer and songwriter, leader of Uncle Walt’s Band
- 1954Mike Eruzione, American hockey player
- 19652 Cold Scorpio, American professional wrestler
- 1969Oleg Salenko, Russian footballer
- 1976Brett Kirk, Australian Rules footballer
- 1979Tony Torcato, American baseball player
- 1983Han Yeo-reum, South Korean actress
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