October 25: Day of the Week
October 25, 2021 is the 298th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 67 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1415The army of Henry V of England defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt.
- 1828The St Katharine Docks opened in London.
- 1861The Toronto Stock Exchange is created.
- 1920After 74 days on Hunger Strike in Brixton Prison, England, the Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork, Terence MacSwiney died.
- 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.
- 1962Cuban missile crisis: Adlai Stevenson shows photos at the UN proving Soviet missiles are installed in Cuba.
- 1962Nelson Mandela is sentenced to five years in prison.
- 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?
- 1908Edmond Pidoux, Swiss writer (d. 2004)
- 1912Minnie Pearl, American comedian and singer (d. 1996)
- 1924Henry Sy, Chinese-Filipino businessman
- 1927Lawrence Kohlberg, American psychologist (d. 1987)
- 1931Annie Girardot, French actress (d. 2011)
- 1936Masako Nozawa, Japanese actress
- 1955Glynis Barber, English actress
- 1969Oleg Salenko, Russian footballer
- 1971Neil Fallon, Lead singer of Clutch (band)
- 1987Fabian Hambüchen, German gymnast and Olympic medallist
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