October 25 holidays in 2023

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
National Greasy Food Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sourest Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day - Unofficial (Weird & Obscure)
Thanksgiving Grenada Public Holiday
Hurricane Thanksgiving US Virgin Islands Observance
Taiwan's Retrocession Day Taiwan Observance
Sovereignty Day Slovenia Observance
World Pasta Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)

Historical Events on October 25

  • 1760: George III is crowned King of England.
  • 1812: The USS United States captures the British frigate HMS Macedonian.
  • 1822: The First Siege of Missolonghi starts during the Greek War of Independence.
  • 1944: The Edelweiss Pirates are cracked down upon by Heinrich Himmler.
  • 1944: The USS Tangs sinks when it’s own torpedo malfunctions and detonates during World War II.
  • 1944: The U.S. Third and Seventh Fleets continue to duke it out with the Imperial Japanese Navy around the Phillippines at the Battle of Leyte Gulf during World War II.
  • 1945: After Japan surrenders to the Allies, the Republic of China takes over administration duties of the city of Taiwan.
  • 1977: The computer oprating system Open VMS V1.0 is released by the Digital Equipment Corporation.
  • 1983: Less than a week after Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and some of his supporters are killed in a coup d’etat, U.S and Caribbean allies invade Grenada.
  • 1995: A school bus in Fox River Grove, Illinois is struck by a commuter train and seven students are killed as a result.

Famous Birthdays on October 25

  • Spanish painter and sculptor, Pablo Picasso is born in 1881.
  • American author and journalist John T. Flynn is born in 1882.
  • English-American actor Leo G. Carroll is born in 1886.
  • Navajo artist Yazzie Johnson is born in 1946.
  • American singer-songwriter Coco Robicheaux is born in 1947.
  • American poet andauthor, Daniel Mark Epstein is born in 1948.
  • British actor Richard Lintern is born in 1962.
  • American actress Darlene Vogel is born in 1962.
  • English playwright and director Dominic Dromgoole is born in 1963.
  • American actress Tracy Nelson is born in 1963.
  • American rapper Speech is born in 1968.
  • American actor, screenwriter and director, Adam Goldberg is born in 1970.
  • American basketball player Bill Amis is born in 1987.
  • German gymnast Fabian Hambüchen is born in 1987.
  • American basketball player Chandler Parsons is born in 1988.
  • Italian footballer Ivan Marconi is born in 1989.

Memorial Day

Father’s Day

Eid al-Adha

VJ Day

Labor Day


Yom Kippur

Columbus Day