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October 25th, 2007 (October 25 2007)EventThe first Airbus A380 passenger flight, operating for Singapore Airlines, with flight number SQ 380, flying scheduled service between Singapore and Sydney, Australia.
October 25th, 2006 (October 25 2006)DeathDanny Rolling, American murderer (born in 1954) (executed)
October 25th, 2005 (October 25 2005)DeathWellington Mara, American football team owner (born in 1916)
October 25th, 2004 (October 25 2004)EventFidel Castro, Cuba s President, announces that transactions using the American Dollar will be banned by November 8.Fidel Castro Quotes
October 25th, 2004 (October 25 2004)DeathJohn Peel, British disc jockey (born in 1939)John Peel Quotes
October 25th, 2003 (October 25 2003)DeathPandurang Shastri Athavale, Founder Swadhyay Movement (born in 1920)
October 25th, 2003 (October 25 2003)DeathVeikko Hakulinen, Finnish cross-country skier (born in 1925)
October 25th, 2003 (October 25 2003)DeathRobert Strassburg, American composer (born in 1915)
October 25th, 2002 (October 25 2002)DeathRichard Harris, Irish actor (born in 1930)
October 25th, 2002 (October 25 2002)DeathPaul Wellstone, U.S. Senator from Minnesota (born in 1944)Paul Wellstone Quotes
October 25th, 2002 (October 25 2002)DeathRene Thom, French mathematician (born in 1923)
October 25th, 2001 (October 25 2001)BirthPrincess Elisabeth of Belgium
October 25th, 1999 (October 25 1999)DeathPayne Stewart, American golfer (born in 1957)
October 25th, 1997 (October 25 1997)EventAfter 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.
October 25th, 1996 (October 25 1996)EventThe "Days of Action", the largest one day strike in Ontario, Canada s history, as over 250,000 protesters converged on the Ontario Legislature and attempted to shut-down Toronto, in protest to the Mike Harris government s budget cuts.
October 25th, 1995 (October 25 1995)EventA commuter train slams into a school bus in Fox River Grove, Illinois, killing seven students.
October 25th, 1995 (October 25 1995)BirthConchita Campbell, Canadian actress
October 25th, 1995 (October 25 1995)DeathBobby Riggs, American tennis player (born in 1918)
October 25th, 1995 (October 25 1995)DeathViveca Lindfors, Swedish-born actress (born in 1920)
October 25th, 1994 (October 25 1994)DeathKara Spears Hultgreen, American naval pilot (born in 1965)
October 25th, 1994 (October 25 1994)DeathMildred Natwick, American actress (born in 1905)
October 25th, 1993 (October 25 1993)EventJean Chretien becomes Prime Minister of Canada with a massive majority for his Liberal Party in a general election in which the governing Progressive Conservatives, led by Kim Campbell, lost 149 of 151 seats in the parliament.
October 25th, 1993 (October 25 1993)DeathDanny Chan, Hong Kong singer/songwriter (born in 1958)
October 25th, 1993 (October 25 1993)DeathVincent Price, American actor (born in 1911)
October 25th, 1992 (October 25 1992)EventLithuania holds a referendum on its first post-Soviet constitution.
October 25th, 1992 (October 25 1992)DeathRoger Miller, American musician and composer (born in 1936)
October 25th, 1991 (October 25 1991)EventHistory 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.
October 25th, 1991 (October 25 1991)DeathBill Graham, American rock promoter (born in 1931)
October 25th, 1987 (October 25 1987)BirthDarron Gibson, Irish football player
October 25th, 1986 (October 25 1986)BirthDJ Webstar, American disc jockey
October 25th, 1986 (October 25 1986)BirthEddie Gaven, American footballer
October 25th, 1986 (October 25 1986)DeathForrest Tucker, American actor (born in 1919)
October 25th, 1985 (October 25 1985)BirthCiara Harris, American singer
October 25th, 1985 (October 25 1985)DeathGary Holton, English actor (born in 1952)
October 25th, 1984 (October 25 1984)BirthDanny .S., English record producer
October 25th, 1984 (October 25 1984)BirthSara Helena Lumholdt, Swedish musician (A-Teens)
October 25th, 1984 (October 25 1984)BirthKaty Perry, American singer
October 25th, 1983 (October 25 1983)EventOperation Urgent Fury: The United States and its Caribbean allies invade Grenada, six days after Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and several of his supporters were executed in a coup d etat.
October 25th, 1983 (October 25 1983)BirthHan Yeo-reum, South Korean actress
October 25th, 1982 (October 25 1982)BirthJerome Carter, American football player
October 25th, 1982 (October 25 1982)BirthEman Lam, Hong Kong singer
October 25th, 1981 (October 25 1981)BirthShaun Wright-Phillips, English footballer
October 25th, 1981 (October 25 1981)BirthJerome Isaac Jones, American singer
October 25th, 1981 (October 25 1981)BirthAustin Winkler, American lead vocalist (Hinder)
October 25th, 1980 (October 25 1980)EventProceedings on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction conclude at The Hague.
October 25th, 1980 (October 25 1980)BirthMehcad Brooks, American actor and former model
October 25th, 1980 (October 25 1980)DeathVirgil Fox, American organist (born in 1912)Virgil Fox Quotes
October 25th, 1979 (October 25 1979)BirthRob Hulse, English footballer
October 25th, 1979 (October 25 1979)BirthSarah Thompson, American actress
October 25th, 1979 (October 25 1979)BirthTony Torcato, American baseball player
October 25th, 1978 (October 25 1978)BirthRussell Anderson, Scottish footballer
October 25th, 1977 (October 25 1977)EventDigital Equipment Corporation releases OpenVMS V1.0.
October 25th, 1977 (October 25 1977)BirthBirgit Prinz, German footballer
October 25th, 1976 (October 25 1976)BirthSteve Jones, Irish footballer
October 25th, 1976 (October 25 1976)DeathRaymond Queneau, French poet and novelist (born in 1903)
October 25th, 1975 (October 25 1975)BirthRyan Clement, former XFL quarterback
October 25th, 1975 (October 25 1975)BirthEirik Glambek Boe, Norwegian musician
October 25th, 1973 (October 25 1973)DeathCleo Moore, American actress (born in 1928)
October 25th, 1973 (October 25 1973)DeathAbebe Bikila, Ethiopian athlete (born in 1932)
October 25th, 1972 (October 25 1972)EventThe Washington Post reports that White House Chief of Staff H.R. Haldeman was the fifth person to control a secret cash fund designed to finance illegal political sabotage and espionage during the 1972 presidential election campaign (see also Watergate scandal).
October 25th, 1972 (October 25 1972)BirthJonathan Torrens, Canadian actor
October 25th, 1971 (October 25 1971)EventThe United Nations seated the People s Republic of China and expelled the Republic of China (see political status of Taiwan and China and the United Nations)
October 25th, 1971 (October 25 1971)BirthSimon Charlton, English footballer
October 25th, 1971 (October 25 1971)BirthAthena Chu, Hong Kong actress and singer
October 25th, 1971 (October 25 1971)BirthMidori Goto, Japanese violinist
October 25th, 1971 (October 25 1971)BirthPedro Martinez, Dominican baseball player
October 25th, 1970 (October 25 1970)EventThe wreck of Confederate submarine Hunley was found off Charleston, South Carolina, by pioneer underwater archaeologist, Dr. E. Lee Spence, then just 22 years oldied in Hunley was the first submarine to sink a ship in warfare.E. Lee Spence Quotes
October 25th, 1970 (October 25 1970)BirthJ.A. Adande, American sports columnist
October 25th, 1970 (October 25 1970)BirthAdam Goldberg, American actor
October 25th, 1970 (October 25 1970)BirthAdam Pascal, American actor
October 25th, 1970 (October 25 1970)BirthEd Robertson, Canadian musician (Barenaked Ladies)
October 25th, 1969 (October 25 1969)BirthJosef Beranek, Czech hockey player
October 25th, 1969 (October 25 1969)BirthOleg Salenko, Russian former footballer
October 25th, 1966 (October 25 1966)BirthWendel Clark, Canadian ice hockey player
October 25th, 1966 (October 25 1966)BirthPerry Satullo, American professional wrestler
October 25th, 1965 (October 25 1965)Birth?orsteinn Bachmann, Icelandic actor
October 25th, 1965 (October 25 1965)Birth2 Cold Scorpio, American professional wrestler
October 25th, 1965 (October 25 1965)DeathEduard Einstein, son of Albert Einstein (born in 1910)Albert Einstein Quotes
October 25th, 1964 (October 25 1964)BirthMichael Boatman, American actor
October 25th, 1964 (October 25 1964)BirthNicole, German singer
October 25th, 1964 (October 25 1964)BirthKevin Michael Richardson, American actor
October 25th, 1963 (October 25 1963)BirthTracy Nelson, American actress
October 25th, 1963 (October 25 1963)DeathRoger Desormiere, French conductor (born in 1898)
October 25th, 1962 (October 25 1962)EventCuban missile crisis: Adlai Stevenson shows photos at the UN proving Soviet missiles are installed in CubaAdlai Stevenson Quotes
October 25th, 1962 (October 25 1962)BirthNick Hancock, British television presenter
October 25th, 1962 (October 25 1962)BirthChad Smith, American drummer (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
October 25th, 1962 (October 25 1962)BirthDarlene Vogel, American actress
October 25th, 1961 (October 25 1961)BirthWard Burton, American auto racer
October 25th, 1960 (October 25 1960)DeathHarry Ferguson, farm equipment manufacturer (born in 1884)
October 25th, 1958 (October 25 1958)BirthKornelia Ender, East German swimmer
October 25th, 1957 (October 25 1957)BirthNancy Cartwright, American actress
October 25th, 1957 (October 25 1957)DeathAlbert Anastasia, Italian-born gangster (born in 1902)
October 25th, 1957 (October 25 1957)DeathLord Dunsany, Irish writer (born in 1878)
October 25th, 1955 (October 25 1955)BirthRobin Eubanks, American jazz trombonist
October 25th, 1955 (October 25 1955)BirthGlynis Barber, English actress
October 25th, 1955 (October 25 1955)BirthMatthias Jabs, German guitarist (Scorpions)
October 25th, 1955 (October 25 1955)DeathSadako Sasaki atomic bomb victim (born in 1943) Saki Quotes
October 25th, 1954 (October 25 1954)BirthMike Eruzione, American hockey player
October 25th, 1953 (October 25 1953)DeathHolger Pedersen, Danish linguist (born in 1867
October 25th, 1952 (October 25 1952)BirthIoannis Kyrastas, Greek footballer and manager (died in 2004)
October 25th, 1951 (October 25 1951)BirthRichard Lloyd, American guitarist (Television)
October 25th, 1950 (October 25 1950)BirthChris Norman, English singer
October 25th, 1949 (October 25 1949)BirthRejean Houle, Canadian ice hockey player
October 25th, 1948 (October 25 1948)BirthDave Cowens, American basketball player and coach
October 25th, 1948 (October 25 1948)BirthDaniel Mark Epstein, American poet and biographer
October 25th, 1948 (October 25 1948)BirthDan Gable, American wrestler and coach
October 25th, 1948 (October 25 1948)BirthDan Issel, American basketball player
October 25th, 1947 (October 25 1947)BirthGlenn Tipton, English guitarist (Judas Priest)
October 25th, 1945 (October 25 1945)EventThe Republic of China takes over administration of Taiwan following Japan s surrender to the Allies.
October 25th, 1945 (October 25 1945)DeathRobert Ley, Nazi German leader (born in 1890)Robert Ley Quotes
October 25th, 1944 (October 25 1944)EventHeinrich 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.Heinrich Himmler Quotes
October 25th, 1944 (October 25 1944)EventThe USS Tang (SS-306) under Richard O Kane (the top submarine captain of World War II) is sunk by the ship s own torpedo.
October 25th, 1944 (October 25 1944)EventThe Romanian Army liberates Carei, the last Romanian city under Axis Powers occupation.
October 25th, 1944 (October 25 1944)EventBattle of Leyte Gulf, the largest naval battle in history, takes place in and around the Philippines between the Imperial Japanese Navy and the U.S. Third and U.S. Seventh Fleets.
October 25th, 1944 (October 25 1944)BirthJon Anderson, English singer (Yes)
October 25th, 1944 (October 25 1944)BirthJames Carville, American political stategist and commentatorJames Carville Quotes
October 25th, 1941 (October 25 1941)BirthHelen Reddy, Australian singer
October 25th, 1941 (October 25 1941)BirthAnne Tyler, American novelist
October 25th, 1940 (October 25 1940)BirthBobby Knight, American basketball coach
October 25th, 1939 (October 25 1939)BirthRobin Spry, Canadian filmmaker and producer (died in 2005)
October 25th, 1938 (October 25 1938)EventThe 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".
October 25th, 1938 (October 25 1938)DeathAlfonsina Storni, Argentine poet (born in 1892)
October 25th, 1936 (October 25 1936)EventAdolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini create the Rome-Berlin Axis.Benito Mussolini Quotes
October 25th, 1936 (October 25 1936)BirthSir Martin Gilbert, British historian
October 25th, 1935 (October 25 1935)EventHurricane floods Haiti, killing over 2,000 people.
October 25th, 1935 (October 25 1935)BirthRussell Schweickart, astronaut
October 25th, 1933 (October 25 1933)BirthEugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (died in 2005)Lee Child Quotes
October 25th, 1932 (October 25 1932)BirthHarry Gregg, Irish footballer and football manager
October 25th, 1931 (October 25 1931)BirthJimmy McIlroy, Irish footballer and football manager
October 25th, 1931 (October 25 1931)BirthAnnie Girardot, French actress
October 25th, 1928 (October 25 1928)BirthMarion Ross, American actress
October 25th, 1928 (October 25 1928)BirthAnthony Franciosa, American actor (died in 2006)
October 25th, 1927 (October 25 1927)BirthBarbara Cook, American singer and actress
October 25th, 1927 (October 25 1927)BirthJorge Batlle Ibanez, President of Uruguay
October 25th, 1926 (October 25 1926)BirthIsmail Gulgee, Pakistani painter
October 25th, 1926 (October 25 1926)BirthGalina Vishnevskaya, Russian soprano
October 25th, 1924 (October 25 1924)EventThe forged Zinoviev Letter is published in the Daily Mail, wrecking the British Labour Party s hopes of re-election.
October 25th, 1924 (October 25 1924)BirthBilly Barty, American actor (died in 2000)
October 25th, 1923 (October 25 1923)BirthJean Duceppe, Quebec actor (died in 1990)
October 25th, 1921 (October 25 1921)BirthKing Michael I of Romania
October 25th, 1921 (October 25 1921)DeathBat Masterson, American journalist and lawman
October 25th, 1920 (October 25 1920)DeathKing Alexander I of Greece (born in 1893)
October 25th, 1917 (October 25 1917)EventTraditionally understood date of the October Revolution, involving the capture of the Winter Palace, Petrograd, Russia.
October 25th, 1917 (October 25 1917)BirthLee MacPhail, American baseball manager and league executive
October 25th, 1915 (October 25 1915)BirthIvan M. Niven, Canadian mathematician (died in 1999)
October 25th, 1914 (October 25 1914)BirthJohn Berryman, American poet (died in 1972)
October 25th, 1913 (October 25 1913)BirthKlaus Barbie, Nazi war criminal (died in 1991)Klaus Barbie Quotes
October 25th, 1912 (October 25 1912)EventRichard Strauss opera Ariadne auf Naxos receives its debut performance at the Vienna State Opera.Richard Strauss Quotes
October 25th, 1912 (October 25 1912)BirthMinnie Pearl, American comedian and singer (died in 1996)
October 25th, 1910 (October 25 1910)BirthWilliam Higinbotham, American physicist (died in 1994)
October 25th, 1910 (October 25 1910)DeathWillie Anderson, Scottish-born golfer (born in 1878)
October 25th, 1908 (October 25 1908)BirthEdmond Pidoux, Swiss writer (died in 2004)
October 25th, 1903 (October 25 1903)BirthKatharine Byron, U.S. Congresswoman (died in 1976)
October 25th, 1903 (October 25 1903)BirthHarry Shoulberg, American painter (died in 1995)
October 25th, 1902 (October 25 1902)BirthEddie Lang, American jazz guitarist (died in 1933)
October 25th, 1900 (October 25 1900)EventThe United Kingdom annexes the Transvaal.
October 25th, 1895 (October 25 1895)BirthLevi Eshkol, Prime Minister of Israel (died in 1969)
October 25th, 1895 (October 25 1895)DeathCharles Halle, German pianist and conductor (born in 1819)
October 25th, 1892 (October 25 1892)BirthLeo G. Carroll, English actor (died in 1972)
October 25th, 1891 (October 25 1891)BirthFather Coughlin, Roman Catholic priest and pro-Fascist radio broadcaster (died in 1979)
October 25th, 1889 (October 25 1889)BirthAbel Gance, French film director (died in 1981)
October 25th, 1889 (October 25 1889)BirthSmoky Joe Wood, American baseball pitcher (died in 1985)
October 25th, 1889 (October 25 1889)DeathEmile Augier, French dramatist (born in 1820)
October 25th, 1888 (October 25 1888)BirthRichard E. Byrd, American explorer (died in 1957)Richard E. Byrd Quotes
October 25th, 1888 (October 25 1888)BirthNils von Dardel, Swedish painter (died in 1943)
October 25th, 1881 (October 25 1881)BirthPablo Picasso, Spanish painter and sculptor (died in 1973)Pablo Picasso Quotes
October 25th, 1875 (October 25 1875)EventThe first performance of the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is given in Boston, Massachusetts with Hans von Bulow as soloist.Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Quotes
October 25th, 1867 (October 25 1867)BirthJozef Dowbor-Musnicki, Polish general (d.1937)
October 25th, 1864 (October 25 1864)BirthAlexander Gretchaninov, Russian composer (died in 1956)
October 25th, 1864 (October 25 1864)BirthJohn Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (died in 1920)
October 25th, 1861 (October 25 1861)EventThe Toronto Stock Exchange was created.
October 25th, 1856 (October 25 1856)BirthDragutin Gorjanovic-Kramberger, Croatian paleontologist (died in 1936)
October 25th, 1854 (October 25 1854)EventThe Battle of Balaklava during the Crimean War (Charge of the Light Brigade).
October 25th, 1852 (October 25 1852)DeathJohn C. Clark, American politician (born in 1793)
October 25th, 1838 (October 25 1838)BirthGeorges Bizet, French composer (died in 1875)
October 25th, 1833 (October 25 1833)DeathAbbas Mirza, prince of Persia (born in 1789)
October 25th, 1828 (October 25 1828)EventThe St Katharine Docks opened in London.
October 25th, 1826 (October 25 1826)DeathPhilippe Pinel, French psychiatrist (born in 1745)
October 25th, 1825 (October 25 1825)BirthJohann Strauss II, Austrian composer (died in 1899)
October 25th, 1813 (October 25 1813)EventWar of 1812: Canadians and Mohawks defeat the Americans in the Battle of Chateauguay.
October 25th, 1811 (October 25 1811)BirthEvariste Galois, French mathematician (died in 1832)
October 25th, 1806 (October 25 1806)BirthMax Stirner, German philosopher (died in 1856) Philo Quotes
October 25th, 1802 (October 25 1802)BirthJoseph Montferrand, Canadian logger and strong man (died in 1864)
October 25th, 1782 (October 25 1782)BirthLevi Lincoln, Jr., 13th Governor of Massachusetts (died in 1868)
October 25th, 1772 (October 25 1772)BirthGeraud Duroc, French general (died in 1813)
October 25th, 1767 (October 25 1767)BirthBenjamin Constant, Swiss writer (died in 1830)
October 25th, 1760 (October 25 1760)EventGeorge III becomes King of Great Britain.
October 25th, 1760 (October 25 1760)DeathGeorge II of Great Britain (born in 1683) George II of Great Britain Quotes
October 25th, 1759 (October 25 1759)BirthMaria Fyodorovna of Russia, wife of Tsar Paul I of Russia (died in 1828)
October 25th, 1759 (October 25 1759)BirthWilliam Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, British politician (died in 1834)
October 25th, 1757 (October 25 1757)DeathAntoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (born in 1672)
October 25th, 1747 (October 25 1747)EventBritish fleet under Admiral Sir Edward Hawke defeats the French at the second battle of Cape Finisterre.
October 25th, 1733 (October 25 1733)DeathGiovanni Gerolamo Saccheri, Italian mathematician (born in 1667)
October 25th, 1683 (October 25 1683)BirthCharles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton, British politician (died in 1757)
October 25th, 1683 (October 25 1683)DeathWilliam Scroggs, Lord Chief Justice of England
October 25th, 1647 (October 25 1647)DeathEvangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist and mathematician (born in 1608)
October 25th, 1633 (October 25 1633)DeathJean Titelouze, French organist
October 25th, 1616 (October 25 1616)EventDutch sea-captain Dirk Hartog makes second recorded landfall by a European on Australian soil, at the later-named Dirk Hartog Island off the Western Australian coast.
October 25th, 1557 (October 25 1557)DeathWilliam Cavendish, English politician (born in 1505)
October 25th, 1555 (October 25 1555)DeathOlympia Fulvia Morata, Italian classical scholar (born in 1526)
October 25th, 1514 (October 25 1514)DeathWilliam Elphinstone, Scottish bishop and statesman (born in 1431)
October 25th, 1510 (October 25 1510)BirthRenee of France, french princess (died in 1574)
October 25th, 1495 (October 25 1495)DeathKing John II of Portugal (born in 1455)
October 25th, 1492 (October 25 1492)DeathThaddeus McCarthy, Irish Catholic bishop
October 25th, 1415 (October 25 1415)EventThe army of Henry V of England defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt.
October 25th, 1400 (October 25 1400)DeathGeoffrey Chaucer, English poetGeoffrey Chaucer Quotes
October 25th, 1330 (October 25 1330)BirthLouis II of Flanders (died in 1384)
October 25th, 1315 (October 25 1315)EventAdam Banastre, Henry de Lea and William Bradshaw, led an attack on Liverpool Castle.
October 25th, 1230 (October 25 1230)DeathGilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (born in 1180)
October 25th, 1200 (October 25 1200)DeathConrad of Wittelsbach, German Archbishop
October 25th, 1154 (October 25 1154)DeathKing Stephen of England (born in 1096)Stephen King Quotes
October 25th, 1147 (October 25 1147)EventThe Portuguese, under Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a four-month siege.
October 25th, 1147 (October 25 1147)EventSeljuk Turks defeat German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum.
October 25th, 1102 (October 25 1102)BirthWilliam Clito, Count of Flanders (died in 1128)
October 25th, 1047 (October 25 1047)DeathKing Magnus I of Norway (born in 1024)
October 25th, 0625 (October 25 0625)DeathPope Boniface V
October 25th, 0304 (October 25 0304)DeathPope Marcellinus (martyred)

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