October 25, 2014
Today is 298th day of the year
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Births Today

  • 1825 - "Johann Strauss, Austrian composer of 'Blue Danube'"
  • 1838 - "Georges Bizet, French composer remembered for the opera 'Carmen'"
  • 1881 - "Pablo Picasso, Renowned Spanish painter and sculptor"
  • 1934 - "Joe Mercer, Popular British jockey"
  • 1936 - "Martin Gilbert, Winston Churchill's official biographer"
  • 1957 - "Robbie Mcintosh, Of the 'Pretenders' Pop group"
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events today

  • 1400 - The English poet Geoffrey Chaucer died
  • 1415 - Henry V's 'Longbowmen' were victorious over the French Knights at the Battle of Agincourt
  • 1760 - "In London, King George II died suddenly"
  • 1854 - "The infamous 'Charge of the Light Brigade' took place at Balaklava,during the Crimean War"
  • 1951 - "The Conservative Party, led by Winston Churchill, won the General Election"
  • 1976 - The National Theatre on London's South Bank was officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen
  • 1991 - "'Star Trek' & 'ST The Next Generation' creator, Gene Roddenberry, died"
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