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Emperor Leo I acclaims his grandson Leo II as Caesar of the Byzantine Empire. (25. October 473)

The Portuguese, under Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a four-month siege. (25. October 1147)

Seljuk Turks completely annihilate German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum. (25. October 1147)

Henry II of England becomes King of England. (25. October 1154)

The army of Henry V of England defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt. (25. October 1415)

Dutch sea-captain Dirk Hartog makes second recorded landfall by a European on Australian soil, at the later-named Dirk Hartog Island off the West Australian coast. (25. October 1616)

British fleet under Admiral Sir Edward Hawke defeats the French at the second battle of Cape Finisterre. (25. October 1747)

George III becomes King of Great Britain. (25. October 1760)

War of 1812: The American frigate, USS United States, commanded by Stephen Decatur, captures the British frigate HMS Macedonian. (25. October 1812)

Greek War of Independence: The First Siege of Missolonghi begins. (25. October 1822)

The St Katharine Docks opened in London. (25. October 1828)

The Battle of Balaklava during the Crimean War (Charge of the Light Brigade). (25. October 1854)

The Toronto Stock Exchange is created. (25. October 1861)

The United Kingdom annexes the Transvaal. (25. October 1900)

Traditionally understood date of the October Revolution, involving the capture of the Winter Palace, Petrograd, Russia. The date refers to the Julian Calendar date, and corresponds with November 7 in the Gregorian calendar. (25. October 1917)

After 74 days on Hunger Strike in Brixton Prison, England, the Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork, Terence MacSwiney died. (25. October 1920)

The Zinoviev Letter, which Zinoviev himself denied writing, is published in the Daily Mail. The Labour party would later blame this letter for the Conservatives' landslide election win. (25. October 1924)

The Archbishop of Dubuque, Francis J. L. Beckman, denounces swing music as "a degenerated musical system... turned loose to gnaw away at the moral fiber of young people", warning that it leads down a "primrose path to hell". His warning is widely ignored. (25. October 1938)

Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. is named the first African American general in the United States Army. (25. October 1940)

Heinrich Himmler orders a crackdown on the Edelweiss Pirates, a loosely organized youth culture in Nazi Germany that had assisted army deserters and others to hide from the Third Reich. (25. October 1944)

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