On This Day: October 25th
This is 298th day of the year and 67 days remain in the year.
Geoffrey Chaucer died in London.
The Battle of Agincourt between England and France during the Hundred Years War took place.
King George III of Britain was crowned.
The United States invaded the Caribbean nation of Grenada.
October 25 BirthdaysPablo Picasso1881–1973, Spanish painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and ceramist, who worked in France. (Pablo Ruiz y Picasso)
Bob Knightbasketball coach
Henry Norris Russellastronomer
Richard E. Byrdaviator and polar explorer
Georges Bizetoperatic composer
John Berrymanpoet and critic