October 25: Day of the Week
October 25, 2022 is the 298th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 67 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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)
- 1147Seljuk Turks completely annihilate German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum.
- 1760George III becomes King of Great Britain.
- 1854The Battle of Balaklava during the Crimean War (Charge of the Light Brigade).
- 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.
- 1962Nelson Mandela is sentenced to five years in prison.
- 1962Uganda joins the United Nations.
- 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.
- 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?
- 1102William Clito, Count of Flanders (d. 1128)
- 1838Georges Bizet, French composer (d. 1875)
- 1864Alexander Gretchaninov, Russian composer (d. 1956)
- 1940Bobby Knight, American basketball coach
- 1944Jon Anderson, English singer (Yes)
- 1949Hans-Georg Kraus, German footballer
- 1960Christina Amphlett, lead vocalist for The Divinyls
- 1973Lamont Bentley, American actor (d. 2005)
- 1976Steve Jones, Irish footballer
- 1985Kara Lynn Joyce, American swimmer and Olympian
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