25 October

25 October

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!

Table of Contents

  1. Global Celebrations
  2. Historic Events
  3. Famous Birthdays
  4. Heartbreaking Deaths

Global Celebrations

  • Punk for a Day Day
  • International Artist Day
  • Sourest Day
  • World Pasta Day

Historic Events

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.

Famous Birthdays

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

Heartbreaking Deaths

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


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