About October 25

October 25, 2021 is the 298th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 67 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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Scorpio is the sun 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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 99 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On October 25

  • 1147
    Seljuk Turks completely annihilate German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum.
  • 1147
    The Portuguese, under Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a four-month siege.
  • 1415
    The army of Henry V of England defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt.
  • 1616
    Dutch sea-captain Dirk Hartog makes second recorded landfall by a European on Australian soil, at the later-named Dirk Hartog Island off the West Australian coast.
  • 1747
    British fleet under Admiral Sir Edward Hawke defeats the French at the second battle of Cape Finisterre.
  • 1760
    George III becomes King of Great Britain.
  • 1854
    The Battle of Balaklava during the Crimean War (Charge of the Light Brigade).
  • 1900
    The United Kingdom annexes the Transvaal.
  • 1917
    Traditionally understood date of the October Revolution, involving the capture of the Winter Palace, Petrograd, Russia. The date refers to the Julian Calendar date, and corresponds with November 7 in the Gregorian calendar.
  • 1920
    After 74 days on Hunger Strike in Brixton Prison, England, the Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork, Terence MacSwiney died.
  • 1938
    The Archbishop of Dubuque, Francis J. L. Beckman, denounces swing music as “a degenerated musical system.. turned loose to gnaw away at the moral fiber of young people”, warning that it leads down a “primrose path to hell”.
  • 1944
    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
    The USS Tang under Richard O'Kane (the top American submarine captain of World War II) is sunk by the ship’s own malfunctioning torpedo.
  • 1962
    Cuban missile crisis: Adlai Stevenson shows photos at the UN proving Soviet missiles are installed in Cuba.
  • 1977
    Digital Equipment Corporation releases OpenVMS V1.0.
  • 1983
    Operation 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.
  • 1991
    History of Slovenia: Three months after the end of the Ten-Day War, the last soldier of the Yugoslav People’s Army leaves the territory of the Republic of Slovenia.
  • 1997
    After 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.
  • 2009
    The 25 October 2009 Baghdad bombings kills 155 and wounds at least 721.
  • 2010
    Mount Merapi in Central Java, Indonesia, begins over a month of eruptions.

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