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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining October 25. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is October 25 so important!

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Top 10 October 25 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Mississippi leads all states in percentage of same-sex couples raising children (26%) even though it doesn’t allow for same-sex adoption. Salt Lake City leads all cities (25%) even though same-sex adoption was illegal until October 2014.

  2. The rapper Drake graduated high school on October 2012 at the age of 25

  3. The first African-American to reach the rank of general was Benjamin O. Davis, promoted to the rank of brigadier general on October 25, 1940. 6 days after presiding over his retirement ceremony, President Truman issued Executive Order 9981 abolishing racial discrimination in the military.

  4. The Microwave was first commercially sold on October 25, 1955 for $1295 by Tappan. It was 750 pounds and required plumbing since it needed to be water cooled. It wasn't until 1960's that it was re engineered to fit on counter-tops.

  5. Jim "Wrong Way" Marshall, the defensive end of Minnesota Vikings (NFL), on October 25, 1964 in a game against San Francisco 49ers after picking a fumbled ball ran 66 yards the wrong way to his own end zone. It is called the most embarrassing episode in NFL history.

  6. The Battle of Leyte Gulf was actually four separate battles or engagements: the Battle of the Sibuyan Sea (October 24); the Battle of Surigao Strait (October 25); the Battle of Samar (October 25); and the Battle of Cape Engano (October 25-26).

  7. The United States codenamed its intervention in Lebanon Operation Blue Bat. Troops were sent in on July 15, 1958 and all were withdrawn by October 25.

  8. Baby Jessica", who fell down a well in October of 1987 and was rescued after 58 hours, received $1.2 million for a trust fund from multiple donations. She used part of those funds at age 25 to purchase a home, but lost most of what was left in the stock market crash of 2008.

  9. The deadliest month in US history was October 1918, in which the Spanish Flu killed 195,000 Americans. The flu would go on to kill 675,000 Americans and 25-100 million world-wide.

  10. On October 25, 1811 he received his PhD in mathematics from the University and joined the faculty there.

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The first kamikaze attack was a lone one on an Australian cruiser on October 21. The first organized kamikaze wave attack took place on October 25 during the Battle of Samar.

Majority of females lay 1 to 5 (4 on average) eggs during October. Eggs are light green or olive-brown colored and covered with dark brown spots. Both parents participate in the incubation of eggs during a period of 25 days.

On the night of October 25, 1997, a huge windstorm suddenly knocked down 13,000 acres of trees near Colorado's Mount Zirkel. No one knows the cause and the wind blew in an easterly direction, opposite that of the usual wind direction.

The longest snake in captivity is Medusa, a reticulated python owned by Full Moon Productions Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. When measured on 12 October 2011, she was found to be 7.67 m (25 ft 2 in) long.

Ubisoft still continues to release the Just Dance games on the Wii (with the most recent release being Just Dance 2017 on October 25), nearly five years after the system was originally discontinued.

In Australia for the Victorian State elections only, you are eligible to enrol and vote if you were a British subject enrolled between 26 October 1983 and 25 January 1984 inclusive.

The last World Series game in DC was October 7, 1933. The next one is scheduled for October 25.

USS St.Lo was named after the town of Saint-Lô which was 90% destroyed during the battle of Normandy. Later on, the USS St.Lo was the first carrier sunk in WW2 by a Kamikaze on 25 October 1944.

25 years ago, on October 1st 1989, Denmark became the first country to legalize same sex civil unions. Today same sex couples can legally marry or enter into civil unions in more than 35 countries.

Over 300 people died in train accidents between October 21 and November 25 of 2016. The largest one killing 150 people in India.

John Scott Harrison (October 4, 1804 – May 25, 1878) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio and the only person to be both the child and the parent of U.S. Presidents. After his death is grave was robbed and his body snatched.

After the 1995-1996 government shutdown, which coincided with significant blizzards that January, there was a a large uptick of births the following September and October, with deliveries up 25 percent over the previous year according to some Washington area hospitals.

Classified JFK documents will be released tomorrow (October 25,2017)

On the 25 on October 1945 the fist ever ballpoint pen was sold and cost $12.50 about $170 today.

What Important Events Happened October 25?

Ivanka Trump had converted to Orthodox Judaism and took on the Hebrew name "Yael" in July 2009 to marry Jared Kushner in October 25 2009

What the internet looked like almost 25 years ago, because Netscape's website is still online and hasn't been updated since October 1994. The site explains how to identify and use "hyperlinks" and create a simple website using HTML. Firefox evolved from the original Netscape Navigator browser.

Blanche Monnier (1 March 1849 – 13 October 1913), often known in France as la Séquestrée de Poitiers, was a woman from Poitiers, France, who was secretly kept locked in a small room by her mother for 25 years. Monnier had, according to officials, not seen sunlight for her entire captivity.

"Dating Relationship Love Chat Friendship Wedding" article of the day for October 25, 2016

The anniversary of the US invasion is commemorated in Grenada as Thanksgiving every October 25

The Munsters Today, 72 episodes from October 8, 1988, to May 25, 1991, giving it more first-run episodes than the original series. The pilot explained the 22-year gap following the original series by showing the family as they were in 1966, the family then proceeds to wake up in 1988.

John Scott Harrison (October 4, 1804 – May 25, 1878) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio and the only person to be both the child and the parent of a U.S. President.

About a homing pigeon named Cher Ami, who helped save about 200 men from the Lost Battalion of the 77th Division in the Battle of the Argonne, October 1918 during the WWI, when they were surrounded by the Nazis from all sides. Even though she was greatly injured, she traveled 40km in just 25 min

About a homing pigeon named Cher Ami, who helped save about 200 men from the Lost Battalion of the 77th Division in the Battle of the Argonne, October 1918 during the WWI, when they were surrounded by the Nazis from all sides. Even though she was greatly injured, she traveled 40km in just 25 min

The Russian Empire made short work of The Charge of the Light Brigade during a battle near the city of Balaclava on October 25, 1854