October 25: Day of the Week
October 25, 2019 is the 298th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 67 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
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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.
- 1415The army of Henry V of England defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt.
- 1828The St Katharine Docks opened in London.
- 1854The Battle of Balaklava during the Crimean War (Charge of the Light Brigade).
- 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.
- 1962Cuban missile crisis: Adlai Stevenson shows photos at the UN proving Soviet missiles are installed in Cuba.
- 1962Uganda joins the United Nations.
- 1997After a brief civil war which has driven President Pascal Lissouba out of Brazzaville, Denis Sassou-Nguesso proclaims himself the President of the Republic of the Congo.
- 2010Mount Merapi in Central Java, Indonesia, begins over a month of eruptions.
Who were born on October 25?
- 1867Józef Dowbór-Muśnicki, Polish general (d. 1937)
- 1892Nell Shipman, Canadian actress, screenwriter, and film producer (d. 1970)
- 1924Earl Palmer, American rock & roll and rhythm and blues drummer (d. 2008)
- 1935Sam Taylor, American jump blues musician and songwriter (d. 2009)
- 1936Masako Nozawa, Japanese actress
- 1955Danny Darwin, American baseball player
- 1961Ward Burton, American auto racer
- 19652 Cold Scorpio, American professional wrestler
- 1984Katy Perry, American singer
- 2006Krista and Tatiana Hogan, Canadian craniopagus conjoined twins
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