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 This day in History - October 25
408 Historic Events for October 25
1981

Allison Roe (2:25:29) and Alberto Salazar (2:08:13) win NYC marathon

Event
1982

David Hookes scores Cricket century in 34 balls 43 mins, SA v Victoria

Event
1983

Hermann Ambrosius, composer, dies at 86

Death
1983

US invades Grenada, a country 1/2,000 its population (US Wins!)

Event
1984

Pascale Ogier, actress (Ghost Dance), dies of heart attack at 24

Death
1984

Hepatitis virus is discovered

Event
1984

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Event
1984

Rangers beat Devils 11-2

Event
1984

King Boudouin opens Museum for Modern Art in Brussels

Event
1984

"Give My Regards to Broad Street" premieres (Gotham Theater-NYC)

Event
1984

West German Chancellor Rainer Barzel resigns due to corruption

Event
1985

Elsa Moranet, writer, dies at 67

Death
1985

Maximillian Roeg, actor (Aria)

Birth
1985

Angels announce that they will not offer Rod Carew a new contract

Event
1985

Kosmos 1700 communications satellite placed in geostationary orbit

Event
1985

Morton Downey, singer (Star of the Family), dies at 83

Death
1986

Forrest Tucker, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail), dies at 67

Death
1986

Michael Sergio Parachutes into Shea Stadium during game 6 of WS

Event
1986

Trailing 5-3 with 2 out and no one on in bottom of 10th, NY rallies to win Game 6 of the World Series, 6-5, Bill Buckner misplays a ball

Event
1986

International Red Cross ousted from South Africa

Event
1987

Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80

Death
1987

Minnesota Twins win their 1st World Series championship beating St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 84th World Series

Event
1988

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

Event
1988

ABC News reports on potbellied pygmy porkers' popularity as pets

Event
1988

Bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75

Death