Historical Events on October 25, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on October 25th This Day in History

Year Name
285286 Execution of Saints Crispin and Crispinian during the reign of Diocletian, now the patron saints of leather workers, curriers, and shoemakers.
2010 Mount Merapi in Indonesia begins a month-long series of violent eruptions that kill 353 people and cause the evacuation of another 350,000 people.
2010 A magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes off Indonesia's Mentawai Islands, triggering a tsunami that kills at least 400 people.
2009 The October 2009 Baghdad bombings kill 155 and wound at least 721.
2001 Microsoft releases Windows XP, which becomes one of Microsoft's most successful operating systems.
1999 A Learjet 35 crashes in Mina near Aberdeen, South Dakota, killing all six people on board, including PGA golfer Payne Stewart.
1997 After a civil war, Denis Sassou Nguesso proclaims himself President of the Republic of the Congo.
1995 A commuter train slams into a school bus in Fox River Grove, Illinois, killing seven students.
1983 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.
1980 Proceedings on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction conclude.
1973 Egypt and Israel accept United Nations Security Council Resolution 339.
1971 The People's Republic of China replaces the Republic of China at the United Nations.
1968 A Fairchild F-27 crashes into Moose Mountain while on approach to Lebanon Municipal Airport in Lebanon, New Hampshire, killing 32 people.
1962 Cuban Missile Crisis: Adlai Stevenson shows the United Nations Security Council reconnaissance photographs of Soviet ballistic missiles in Cuba.
1949 The Battle of Guningtou in the Taiwan Strait begins.
1945 Fifty years of Japanese administration of Taiwan formally ends when the Republic of China assumes control.
1944 World War II: Heinrich Himmler orders a crackdown on the Edelweiss Pirates, a loosely organized youth culture in Nazi Germany that had assisted army deserters and others to hide from the Third Reich.
1944 World War II: The USS Tang under Richard O'Kane (the top American submarine ace of the war) is sunk by the ship's own malfunctioning torpedo.
1944 World War II: The final attempt of the Imperial Japanese Navy to win the war climaxes at the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
1940 Benjamin O. Davis Sr. is named the first African American general in the United States Army.
1932 George Lansbury became the leader of the opposition British Labour Party.
1927 The Italian luxury liner SS Principessa Mafalda sinks off the coast of Brazil, killing 314.
1924 The Zinoviev letter, which Zinoviev himself denied writing, is published in the Daily Mail; the Labour party would later blame this letter for the Conservatives' landslide election win four days later.
1920 After 74 days on hunger strike in Brixton Prison, England, the Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork, Terence MacSwiney dies.
1917 Old Style date of the October Revolution in Russia.
1911 The Xinhai Revolution spreads to Guangzhou, where the Qing general Feng-shan is assassinated by the Chinese Assassination Corps.
1900 The United Kingdom annexes the Transvaal.
1868 The Uspenski Cathedral, designed by Aleksey Gornostayev, is inaugurated in Helsinki, Finland.
1861 The Toronto Stock Exchange is created.
1854 The Battle of Balaclava takes place during the Crimean War. It is soon memorialized in verse as The Charge of the Light Brigade.
1822 Greek War of Independence: The First Siege of Missolonghi begins.
1812 War of 1812: The American frigate, USS United States, commanded by Stephen Decatur, captures the British frigate HMS Macedonian.
1760 King George III succeeds to the British throne on the death of his grandfather George II.
1747 War of the Austrian Succession: A British fleet under Admiral Edward Hawke defeats the French at the Second Battle of Cape Finisterre.
1616 Dutch sea-captain Dirk Hartog makes the second recorded landfall by a European on Australian soil, at the later-named Dirk Hartog Island off the West Australian coast.
1415 Hundred Years' War: Henry V of England, with his lightly armoured infantry and archers, defeats the heavily armoured French cavalry in the Battle of Agincourt.
1147 Seljuk Turks defeat German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum.
1147 Reconquista: After a siege of four months, crusader knights reconquer Lisbon.
473 Emperor Leo I acclaims his grandson Leo II as Caesar of the East Roman Empire.
Famous People Born on October 25

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Year Name
1966 Zana Briski, British photographer and filmmaker
1888 Richard E. Byrd, American admiral and pilot (d. 1957)
1815 Camillo Sivori, Italian virtuoso violinist and composer (d. 1894)
1848 Karl Emil Franzos, Austrian novelist (d. 1904)
1853 Karl August Otto Hoffmann, German botanist (d. 1909)
1982 Devin Green, American basketball player
1844 Philip Wicksteed, English economist (d. 1927)
1976 Deon Burton, Jamaican footballer
1910 Johnny Mauro, American race car driver (d. 2003)
1925 Oralia Dominguez, Mexican operatic mezzo-soprano singer (d. 2013)
Famous People Deaths On October 25

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Date Name
1683 William Scroggs, English judge and politician, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (b. 1623)
625 Pope Boniface V
2018 Thomas Keating, an American Trappist monk and a principal developer of Centering Prayer (b. 1923)
2010 Lisa Blount, American actress (b. 1957)
1980 Virgil Fox, American organist and educator (b. 1912)
1972 Johnny Mantz, American race car driver (b. 1918)
1760 George II of Great Britain (b. 1683)
1957 Albert Anastasia, Italian-American mob boss (b. 1902)
1963 Roger Désormière, French conductor and composer (b. 1898)
1975 Vladimir Herzog, Brazilian journalist and activist (b. 1937)