October 25 in History – What happened on 25 October in Past

25 October - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on October 25, the day number in a year is 298 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 299. October 25 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

October 25 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1147Reconquista-Forces under Afonso I of Portugal captured Lisbonfrom the Moors after a four-month siege in one of the few Christianvictories during the Second Crusade.
1296Saint Dnyaneshwar died.
1415Hundred Years' War-Henry V of England and his lightly armoured infantry and archers defeated the heavily armoured French cavalry in the Battle of Agincourt on Saint Crispin's Day.
1616The Dutch sailing ship Eendracht reached Shark Bay on thewestern coastline of Australia, as documented on the Hartog Plate etchedby explorer Dirk Hartog.
1711The remains of two ancient historical cities of Italy, Pompeii and Herculaneum, were unearthed by a villager.
1747The British fleet under Admiral Sir Edward Hawk defeated the French at the Second Battle of Cape Finisteror.
1760George III became King of Great Britain and Ireland.
1812War of 1812-USS United States captured HMS Macedonian, whichlater became the first British warship to be brought into an Americanharbor.
1828St Catherine's Docks opened in London.
1854Crimean War-Lord Cardigan led his cavalry to disaster in theBattle of Balaclava.
1861The Toronto Stock Exchange, the stock exchange with the mostmining and petrochemical companies listed in the world, was established.
1870Postcards were used for the first time in the US.
1875The first performance of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1,one of his most popular compositions, was given in Boston with Hans vonBülow as soloist.
1917Bolshevik Communists) Vladimir Ilich Lenin seized power in Russia.
1920Irish playwright and politician Terence MacSwiney died after 74days on hunger strike in Brixton Prison, bringing the Irish struggle forindependence to international attention.
1924The Zinoviev letter, later found to be a forgery, was publishedin the Daily Mail, helping to ensure the British Labour Party's defeatin the UK general election four days later.
1924The British arrested Subhash Chandra Bose and sent him to jail for two years.
1935A huge hurricane killing more than two thousand people and leaving many homeless and hungry hit Haiti.
1940Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. became the first African-American general of the US Army.
1944USS Tang, the United States Navy submarine credited withsinking more ships than any other American submarine, sank when it wasstruck by its own torpedo.
1944Heinrich Himmler ordered a crackdown on the Edelweiss Pirates,a nonconformist youth group that assisted army deserters and other shiding from the Nazis.
1945China succeeds the Taiwanese administration following Japan succumbing to the Allies.
1951The first general election began in India.
1955For the first time, a company called Mickey Ovens for domestic use was sold by Brick Tappan.
1960The first electronic wristwatch came to market in New York.
1971The Nationalist Chinese government of Taiwan was expelled while the UN recognizes the People’s Republic of China.
1971The UN General Assembly adopted Resolution 2758, replacing theRepublic of China with the People's Republic of China as China'srepresentative at the United Nations.
1972The first female FBI agents were hired.
1980Proceedings on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects ofInternational Child Abduction, a multilateral treaty providing anexpeditious method to return a child taken from one member nation toanother, concluded at The Hague.
1983The United States and Caribbean allies invaded Grenada, sixdays after Bernard Coard seized power in a violent coup d'état.
1984The virus that causes non-A and non-B hepatitis has been identified by researchers.
1990Meghalaya's first Chief Minister Captain Sangma died.
1995The then Prime Minister of India, Narasimha Rao addressed the 50th anniversary session of the United Nations.
2000Spacecraft Discovery returned to Earth safely after a 13-day expedition.
2001Windows XP, one of the most popular and widely used versions ofthe Microsoft Windows operating system, was released.
2006Somalia’s Islamic Courts Union begins the recruitment of thousands of people responding to the military action by Ethiopia, amidst the fear of a war across the countries.
2008Human Rights Watch has stated around 40 civilians have been killed when attacked by pro-government Arab militias on rebellious villages in South Darfur.
2009India responds to China’s protest that try to bar Dalai Lama from visiting Arunachal Pradesh by saying he is an “honored guest” and that he will not be barred.
2009About 155 people were killed in two suicide bombings in Baghdad.
2010Killing at least eight people and injuring twenty, a bomb goes off in Pakpattan, Pakistan’s Punjab province.
2010Mount Merapi in Central Java, Indonesia began an increasinglyviolent series of eruptions that lasted over a month.
2011Space telescope cognitions attest that the supernova RCW 86, first seen by Chinese astronomers in 185 AD, expanded at an unusual rate due to the accumulation of a vacuum-like "cavity" around it in the early parts of the death of the star.
2012Cuba and Jamaica are hit by Hurricane Sandy, which then heads towards The Bahamas.
2013In Nigeria, the army killed 74 militants of the terrorist organization Boko Haram.
2019The Eighteenth Non-Aligned Movement Summit ended in Azerbaijan.



Famous Birthdays of October 25:

YearName / Profession / Country
1983Hotaru Akane / Actress / Japan
1961Janice Tanton / Illustrator / Canada
1992Luke Parker / Footballer / Australia
1939Nikos Nikolaidis / Producer / Greece
1888Richard E. Byrd / Pilot / United States of America
1952Ioannis Kyrastas / Footballer / Greece
1946Koji Yamamoto / Baseball Player / Japan
1919Rico Alaniz / Actor / United States of America
1894Claude Cahun / Photographer / France
1825Johann Strauss II / Educator / Austria
1952Wendy Hall / Scientist / United Kingdom
1971Athena Chu / Actress / China
1958Philip A. Beachy / Academic / United States of America
1935Sam Taylor / Writer / United States of America
1928Jeanne Cooper / Actress / United States of America
1966Wendel Clark / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1931Annie Girardot / Actress / France
1892Margaret Ingels / Engineer / United States of America
1972Jonathan Torrens / Actor / Canada
1988Shane Edwards / Footballer / Australia
1955Matthias Jabs / Writer / Germany
1962Steve Hodge / Footballer / United Kingdom
1892Nell Shipman / Actress / United States of America
1950Chris Norman / Writer / United Kingdom
1868Dan Burke / Baseball Player / United States of America
1948Dave Cowens / Basketball Player / United States of America
1759William Grenville / Politician / United Kingdom
1904Cemal Reşit Rey / Pianist / Turkey
1962Darlene Vogel / Actress / United States of America
1966Perry Saturn / Wrestler / United States of America

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