October 25

1400

Geoffrey Chaucer died in London.

1415

The Battle of Agincourt between England and France during the Hundred Years War took place.

1760

King George III of Britain was crowned.

1854

The Charge of the Light Brigade took place at Balaklava during the Crimean War.

1962

John Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

1971

The U.N. General Assembly voted to admit mainland China and expel Taiwan.

1983

The United States invaded the Caribbean nation of Grenada.

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