October 25: Day of the Week
October 25, 2018 is the 298th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 67 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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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.
- 1828The St Katharine Docks opened in London.
- 1920After 74 days on Hunger Strike in Brixton Prison, England, the Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork, Terence MacSwiney died.
- 1924The forged Zinoviev Letter is published in the Daily Mail, wrecking the British Labour Party’s hopes of re-election.
- 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 USS Tang under Richard O'Kane (the top American submarine captain of World War II) is sunk by the ship’s own malfunctioning torpedo.
- 1977Digital Equipment Corporation releases OpenVMS V1.0.
- 1980Proceedings on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction conclude at The Hague.
- 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.
Who were born on October 25?
- 1330Louis II of Flanders (d. 1384)
- 1947Glenn Tipton, English guitarist (Judas Priest)
- 1949Réjean Houle, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1960Christina Amphlett, lead vocalist for The Divinyls
- 1961Ward Burton, American auto racer
- 1979Bat for Lashes, British singer
- 1979Tony Torcato, American baseball player
- 1980Mehcad Brooks, American actor and former model
- 1987Darron Gibson, Irish football player
- 2001Princess Elisabeth of Belgium
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