October 25 is the 298th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 67 days remain until the end of the year.
We have some interesting facts & historic events all about October 25th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about October 25th in history!
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- Punk for a Day Day
- International Artist Day
- Sourest Day
- World Pasta Day
What Happened On This Day – October 25
1983: Invasion of Grenada
A U.S. led invasion called Operation Urgent Fury was triggered by a coup that ended with the murder of Prime Minister Maurice Bishop. The invasion ended with U.S. victory.
1962: Uganda joins the UNU
ganda became a member state of the United Nations.
1940: First African-American made general in US military
Benjamin Oliver Davis became the first African-American general in the United States Army.
1854: Battle of Balaclava
An alliance of Britain, France, and the Ottoman Empire fought the Battle of Balaclava against the Russian Empire during the Crimean War.
1760: George III starts his reign
George III started his reign as the King of Great Britain and Ireland.
Births On This Day, October 25
1984: Katy Perry, American singer-songwriter, actress
1979: Rosa Mendes, Canadian wrestler
1970: Peter Aerts, Dutch kick boxer
1940: Bob Knight, American basketball player, coach
1881: Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter, sculptor
Deaths On This Day, October 25
1992: Roger Miller, American singer-songwriter, actor
1955: Sadako Sasaki, Japanese victim of the Atomic bombings of Hiroshima, Nagasaki
1806: Henry Knox, American general
1400: Geoffrey Chaucer, English poet
1154: Stephen, King of England