October 25 holidays in 2023

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

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.


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