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October 25th

October 25th is the 298th day of the year (299th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 67 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about October 25th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on October 25th

1811 Évariste Galois (mathematician)

1838 Georges Bizet (composer)

1881 Pablo Picasso (artist)


1888 Richard Byrd (US naval officer, explorer)

1913 Klaus Barbie (SS Officer - convicted Nazi war criminal)

1955 Glynis Barber (actress)

1957 Nancy Cartwright (voice actress - Bart Simpson)

1958 Phil Daniels (actor)

1962 Nick Hancock (actor)

1964 Nicole (singer - winner of the 1982 Eurovision Song Contest)

1975 Zadie Smith (author)

1981 Shaun Wright-Phillips (soccer player)

1984 Katy Perry (singer)

October 25th in History

1415 Henry V of England defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt.

1760 George III becomes British King.

1900 Britain annexes the Transvaal (in modern day South Africa).

1924 The Daily Mail in Britain publishes a letter supposedly from Soviet official Grigory Zinoviev (but which is in fact a forgery), and ruining the British Labour Party's chance of re-election.

1944 Romanian Army liberates Carei, the last Romanian city under German control.

1945 Republic of China takes over administration of Taiwan from Japan.

1962 Nelson Mandela sentenced to five years in prison.

Nelson Mandela

1962 Adlai Stevenson shows photos at the UN of Soviet missiles based in Cuba.

US invades Grenada.

2001 Windows XP is officially released by Microsoft.

2004 Cuban leader Fidel Castro announces transactions conducted in US Dollars will be banned in the country.

Fidel Castro

October 25th is also

Thanksgiving Day (Virgin Islands)

Taiwan Retrocession Day ({Taiwan)

Republic Day ({Kazakhstan)

Day of the Romanian Army (Romania)


People born on October 25th are Scorpio


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