October 25: Day of the Week
October 25, 2018 was the 298th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 67 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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)
- 1747British fleet under Admiral Sir Edward Hawke defeats the French at the second battle of Cape Finisterre.
- 1760George III becomes King of Great Britain.
- 1861The Toronto Stock Exchange is created.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1962Nelson Mandela is sentenced to five years in prison.
- 1962Uganda joins the United Nations.
- 1980Proceedings on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction conclude at The Hague.
- 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.
- 2009The 25 October 2009 Baghdad bombings kills 155 and wounds at least 721.
Who were born on October 25?
- 1683Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton, British politician (d. 1757)
- 1913Klaus Barbie, Nazi war criminal (d. 1991)
- 1924Earl Palmer, American rock & roll and rhythm and blues drummer (d. 2008)
- 1926Galina Vishnevskaya, Russian soprano
- 1955Robin Eubanks, American jazz trombonist
- 1966Perry Satullo, American professional wrestler
- 1982Eman Lam, Hong Kong singer
- 1984Sara Helena Lumholdt, Swedish musician (A-Teens)
- 1987Fabian Hambüchen, German gymnast and Olympic medallist
- 1993Kelley Missal, American actress
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