Friday October 25, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

October 25: Day of the Week

October 25, 2024 is the 299th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 67 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.

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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

October 25 Historical Event(s)

1147
The Portuguese, under Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a four-month siege.
1616
Dutch sea-captain Dirk Hartog makes second recorded landfall by a European on Australian soil, at the later-named Dirk Hartog Island off the West Australian coast.
1747
British fleet under Admiral Sir Edward Hawke defeats the French at the second battle of Cape Finisterre.
1920
After 74 days on Hunger Strike in Brixton Prison, England, the Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork, Terence MacSwiney died.
1938
The 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”.
1944
Heinrich 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.
1945
The Republic of China takes over administration of Taiwan following Japan’s surrender to the Allies.
1962
Cuban missile crisis: Adlai Stevenson shows photos at the UN proving Soviet missiles are installed in Cuba.
1962
Nelson Mandela is sentenced to five years in prison.
2004
Fidel Castro, Cuba’s President, announces that transactions using the American Dollar will be banned.

Who were born on October 25?

1802
Joseph Montferrand, Canadian logger and strong man (d. 1864)
1811
Évariste Galois, French mathematician (d. 1832)
1864
John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (d. 1920)
1903
Harry Shoulberg, American painter (d. 1995)
1931
Jimmy McIlroy, Irish footballer and football manager
1947
Coco Robicheaux, American blues musician
1963
Tracy Nelson, American actress
1970
Peter Aerts, Dutch kickboxer and martial artist
1982
Jerome Carter, American football player
2006
Krista and Tatiana Hogan, Canadian craniopagus conjoined twins

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