October 25th is known as Punk for a Day Day as well as Greasy Food Day.
We’ve made it to the 298th day of the year! There are 66 days left until the end of the year, but more importantly, there’s 5 days until Halloween.
If today has a special meaning to you, then you’re in the right place to discover the historical events that happened on this day.
Did you know that on this day in 1978, the original American horror film “Halloween” premiered? It received mixed reviews at the time but went on to receive critical acclaim in the following years.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about October 25th in history!
What memorable events happened on October 25 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Scientists in India discovered a 152-million-year-old fossil of an extinct marine reptile called the ichthyosaur.
The fossil was found inside rocks from the Mesozoic Era, which ran between 252 and 66 million years ago, in the Kutch desert.
Taylor Swift’s third studio album “Speak Now” was released. It won Billboard’s 2011 Album of the Year.
Sid Meier’s Civilization IV was made available to PC players in North America.
Civ IV was a huge step up from the series’ third installment, with critics particularly impressed that the multiplayer function was actually worth playing, unlike its predecessor. It won a wide range of Game of the Year awards in 2005.
The Battle of Agincourt between the English and the French took place.
It has historical significance as it was a surprising victory for the English, who wore much lighter armor than their opposition. The 6-hour battle saw the French side lose around 400 nobles, with the English only losing a handful. Overall, French casualties were estimated to be between 3,000 – 4,000, while the English had approximately 600 – 1,000 deaths.
If today’s your birthday, you share this special day with Katy Perry! Here are other famous people born on this day.
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Here we have the most notable quotes that have been spoken throughout history on this day.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions; and conclusions are not always pleasant.
If you can spare some time today, here are some unique holidays you could get involved with.
Punk for a Day Day
Today is Punk for a Day Day, a day to not only celebrate Punk music’s long and often infamous history but also to see what it’s all about! So listen to your favorite punk albums today, or find some new ones, and try out not conforming to society for a day!
National Greasy Food Day
We sure hope you all ate healthy yesterday on National Food Day, as today is all about being hedonistic. There’s simply no other way to celebrate National Greasy Food Day than to binge your favorite greasy food! Burgers, wings, fries, pizza, doughnuts, you name it!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Orcas can mimic the human voice in a similar way that parrots do.
Birthday & Zodiac
For those of you who were born on October 25th, your zodiac sign is Scorpio.
The Scorpio star sign belongs to the Water element of the zodiac, along with Cancer and Pisces. It’s the eighth sign of the zodiac and is represented by the scorpion.
People born in October all have the Pink Tourmaline birthstone. The beautiful pink color within the tourmaline is known to protect the bearer’s heart while also supporting the healing of their emotions.
People born on October 25 were likely conceived the same year on February 1.
A baby that is conceived on this day will be born around July 18, 2024.