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)
- 1147The Portuguese, under Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a four-month siege.
- 1861The Toronto Stock Exchange is created.
- 1900The United Kingdom annexes the Transvaal.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1977Digital Equipment Corporation releases OpenVMS V1.0.
- 1983Operation Urgent Fury: The United States and its Caribbean allies invade Grenada, six days after Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and several of his supporters are executed in a coup d'état.
- 1995A commuter train slams into a school bus in Fox River Grove, Illinois, killing seven students.
- 2009The 25 October 2009 Baghdad bombings kills 155 and wounds at least 721.
Who were born on October 25?
- 1902Eddie Lang, American jazz guitarist (d. 1933)
- 1924Billy Barty, American actor (d. 2000)
- 1927Lawrence Kohlberg, American psychologist (d. 1987)
- 1937Roberto Menescal, Brazilian jazz guitarist important to founding of bossa nova
- 1939Robin Spry, Canadian filmmaker and producer (d. 2005)
- 1949Hans-Georg Kraus, German footballer
- 1951Richard Lloyd, American guitarist (Television)
- 1954Mike Eruzione, American hockey player
- 1964Michael Boatman, American actor
- 1987Darron Gibson, Irish football player
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