On This Day: October 25th
This is 298th day of the year and 67 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—16 Heshvan 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 17th day of the 9th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Bob Knightbasketball coach
Henry Norris Russellastronomer
Richard E. Byrdaviator and polar explorer
Georges Bizetoperatic composer
John Berrymanpoet and critic
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.