Saturday, October 25, 2014

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October 25 Birthdays

Pablo Picasso
1881–1973, Spanish painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and ceramist, who worked in France. (Pablo Ruiz y Picasso)

Johann Strauss
composer (1825)

Georges Bizet
operatic composer (1838)

Sarah Bernhard
actor (1844)

Henry Norris Russell
astronomer (1877)

Richard E. Byrd
aviator and polar explorer (1888)

John Berryman
poet and critic (1914)

Bob Knight
basketball coach (1940)

Anne Tyler
novelist (1941)

Midori
violinist (1971)

Ciara
singer (1985)

October 25 in History

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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