On This Day in History

Today in History for Saturday 25th October 2014

Our today in history archives contain 200,000 events, birthdays, weddings, divorces and deaths.

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 187

1415 - Battle of Agincourt: Henry V's forces defeat larger French army and the longbow defeats the armoured knight
1854 - Charge of Light Brigade (Battle of Balaclava, Crimean War), 409 die
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"
1984 - Hepatitis virus is discovered

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 226

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 5 of 8

1764 - 2nd American President John Adams (28) weds Abigail Smith (19) in Weymouth, Massachusetts (marriage lasts 54 years)
1859 - US President Chester A Arthur (30) weds Ellen Herndon (22) at Calvary Episcopal Church in NYC, New York
1973 - American playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon (46) weds actress Marsha Mason (31)
1996 - Singer-dancer Paula Abdul (33) weds sportswear designer Brad Beckerman (30) at Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel
1997 - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (38) weds news anchor Jane Skinner (30) at First Presbyterian Church in Lake Forest, Illinois

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 4 of 95

Tomorrow's Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 210


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