On This Day: October 25th

This is 299th day of the year and 67 days remain in the year.

in history
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 Charge of the Light Brigade took place at Balaklava during the Crimean War.
John Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
The U.N. General Assembly voted to admit mainland China and expel Taiwan.
The United States invaded the Caribbean nation of Grenada.
October 25 Birthdays
Pablo Picasso1881–1973, Spanish painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and ceramist, who worked in France. (Pablo Ruiz y Picasso)
Sarah Bernhardactor
Bob Knightbasketball coach
Johann Strausscomposer
Henry Norris Russellastronomer
Richard E. Byrdaviator and polar explorer
Georges Bizetoperatic composer
John Berrymanpoet and critic
Anne Tylernovelist

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