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.
- 1812War of 1812: The American frigate, USS United States, commanded by Stephen Decatur, captures the British frigate HMS Macedonian.
- 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.
- 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”.
- 1940Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. is named the first African American general in the United States Army.
- 1962Uganda joins the United Nations.
- 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?
- 1921King Michael I of Romania
- 1927Lawrence Kohlberg, American psychologist (d. 1987)
- 1932Harry Gregg, Irish footballer and football manager
- 1940Bobby Knight, American basketball coach
- 1941Helen Reddy, Australian singer
- 1952Ioannis Kyrastas, Greek footballer and manager (d. 2004)
- 1954David Worrall, Australian composer and polymedia artist
- 1971Midori Goto, Japanese violinist
- 1974Lee Byung-Kyu, South Korean baseball player
- 1986DJ Webstar, American disc jockey
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