This was 299th day of the year and 67 days remained in the year.

October 25 Birthdays

Pablo Picasso
1881–1973, Spanish painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and ceramist, who worked in France. (Pablo Ruiz y Picasso)

Johann Strauss
composer (1825)

Georges Bizet
operatic composer (1838)

Sarah Bernhard
actor (1844)

Henry Norris Russell
astronomer (1877)

Richard E. Byrd
aviator and polar explorer (1888)

John Berryman
poet and critic (1914)

Bob Knight
basketball coach (1940)

Anne Tyler
novelist (1941)

violinist (1971)

singer (1985)

October 25 in History


Geoffrey Chaucer died in London.


The Battle of Agincourt between England and France during the Hundred Years War took place.


King George III of Britain was crowned.


The Charge of the Light Brigade took place at Balaklava during the Crimean War.


John Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.


The U.N. General Assembly voted to admit mainland China and expel Taiwan.


The United States invaded the Caribbean nation of Grenada.

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