October 25th

1983
Invasion of Grenada. A U.S. led invasion called Operation Urgent Fury was triggered by a coup that ended with the murder of Prime Minister Maurice Bishop. The invasion ended with U.S. victory.
Invasion of Grenada
1971
The U.N. General Assembly voted to admit mainland China and expel Taiwan.
United Nations General Assembly Resolution 2758
1962
US Ambassador to the UN Adlai Stevenson demands USSR UN rep Zorin answer regarding Cuban missile bases saying "I am prepared to wait for my answer until hell freezes over".
Adlai Stevenson II
1946
1st trial against nazi war criminals (Nuremberg).
Nuremberg trials
1940
First African-American made general in US military. Benjamin Oliver Davis became the first African-American general in the United States Army.
Benjamin O. Davis Sr.
1854
Battle of Balaclava. An alliance of Britain, France, and the Ottoman Empire fought the Battle of Balaclava against the Russian Empire during the Crimean War.
Battle of Balaclava
1760
George III starts his reign. George III started his reign as the King of Great Britain and Ireland.
George III of the United Kingdom
1415
Battle of Agincourt: Henry V's forces defeat larger French army and the longbow defeats the armoured knight.
Battle of Agincourt
1400
Geoffrey Chaucer died in London.
Geoffrey Chaucer