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The 25t o October is the 298t day o the year (299t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 67 days bidin.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1154 - Henry II o Ingland acomes Keeng.
- 1415 - Inglis forces defeat French forces at the Battle o Agincourt.
- 1616 - Dutch splorer Dirk Hartog lands on the Wast coast o Australie.
- 1671 - Giovanni Domenico Cassini discovers Saturn's muin Iapetus.
- 1760 - Daith o George II o Great Breetain. George III taks ower.
- 1854 - Chairge o the Licht Brigade in the Crimean War.
- 1900 - The Unitit Kinrick annexes Transvaal in what is nou Sooth Africae.
- 1918 - Canadian steamship "Princess Sophia" sinks aff Alaska, killin 356 fowk.
- 1945 - The Republic o Cheenae taks ower Taiwan.
- 1962 - Uganda jyns the Unitit Naitions.
- 1962 - Nelson Mandela is sentenced tae five years in prison.
- 1971 - The Fowkrepublic o Cheenae is admittit tae the Unitit Naitions.
- 1979 - Catalonie an the Basque Kintra gain autonomy frae Spain.
- 1990 - Kazakhstan declares sovereignty frae the Soviet Union.
- 1995 - Latvie applies tae jyn the European Union.
- 2004 - Preses o Cuba Fidel Castro bans aw transactions wi the Unitit States dollar.
- 2007 - The first Airbus A380 commercial flicht is made bi Singapore Airlines.
- 2009 - Bomb attacks in Baghdad kill 155 fowk.
- 2010 - A strang yirdquauk strikes off Sumatra, Indonesie.
- 2015 - The richt-weeng Law an Juistice Pairty regains pouer in Poland's general election.
- 2019 - The European Union agrees tae extend the Unitit Kinrick's Brexit deadline beyond 31 October.
- 2019 - A tiny species o beetle is named efter climate chynge activist Greta Thunberg; it is gien the name Nelloptodes gretae.
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1714 - James Burnett, Laird Monboddo, Scots juidge, scholart, filosofer an deist (d. 1799)
- 1735 - James Beattie, Scots poet an filosofer (d. 1803)
- 1759 - William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick (d. 1834)
- 1790 - Robert Stirling, Scots clergyman an inventor o the Stirling ingine (d. 1878)
- 1825 - Johann Strauss II, Austrick componer (d. 1899)
- 1835 - William McTaggart, Scots penter (d. 1910)
- 1838 - Georges Bizet, French componer (d. 1875)
- 1881 - Pablo Picasso, Spaingie penter an sculptor (d. 1973)
- 1888 - Richard E. Byrd, American splorer an admiral (d. 1957)
- 1890 - Arthur Woodburn, Scots politeecian (d. 1978)
- 1895 - Levi Eshkol, Prime meenister o Israel (d. 1969)
- 1905 - Bob McPhail, Scots fitbawer (d. 2000)
- 1921 - Michael I o Romanie (d. 2017)
- 1926 - Galina Vishnevskaya, Roushie soprano (d. 2012)
- 1931 - Annie Girardot, French actress (d. 2011)
- 1944 - Donald Ford, Scots fitbawer
- 1947 - Frank Munro, Scots fitbawer (d. 2011)
- 1947 - Glenn Tipton, Inglis guitarist
- 1957 - Nancy Cartwright, American actress
- 1969 - Oleg Salenko, Roushie fitbawer
- 1972 - Esther Duflo, French-American economist
- 1977 - Birgit Prinz, German fitbawer
- 1978 - Russell Anderson, Scots fitbawer
- 1978 - Bobby Madden, Scots fitbaw referee
- 1981 - Shaun Wright-Phillips, Inglis fitbawer
- 1984 - Katy Perry, American sangster an actress
- 1997 - Michael Rice, Inglis sangster
- 2001 - Princess Elisabeth, Duchess o Brabant, Belgian ryal
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1154 - Stephen o Ingland (b. 1096)
- 1268 - John I de Balliol, leadin feegur o Scots an Anglo-Norman life (b. 1208)
- 1400 - Geoffrey Chaucer, Inglis writer (b. 1340)
- 1514 - William Elphinstone, Scots statesman an Beeshop o Aiberdeen (b. 1431)
- 1647 - Evangelista Torricelli, Italian pheesicist an mathemateecian (b. 1608)
- 1760 - George II o Great Breetain (b. 1683)
- 1920 - Alexander o Greece (b. 1893)
- 1956 - Risto Ryti, Preses o Finland (b. 1889)
- 1973 - Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian runner (b. 1932)
- 1975 - Tom Haliburton, Scots gowfer (b. 1915)
- 1982 - Viridiana Alatriste, Mexican actress (b. 1963)
- 1993 - Vincent Price, American actor (b. 1911)
- 2002 - Richard Harris, Erse actor (b. 1930)
- 2004 - John Peel, Inglis DJ (b. 1939)
- 2008 - Ian McColl, Scots fitbawer (b. 1927)
- 2013 - Marcia Wallace, American actress (b. 1942)
- 2014 - Jack Bruce, Scots muisicker (b. 1943)
- 2016 - Carlos Alberto Torres, Brazilian fitbawer (b. 1944)
Halidays[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Day o the Basque Kintra
- Constitution Day (Lithuanie)
- Airmed Forces Day (Romanie)
- Republic Day (Kazakhstan)
- Thanksgivin Day (Grenada)
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