October 25, 1888 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in History

  • Francois Pauwels, Dutch writer/attorney
  • Nils von Dardel, Swedish painter (d. 1943)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Richard E. Byrd, American aviator and polar explorer (1st to reach both the North Pole and South Pole by air - disputed), born in Winchester, Virginia (d. 1957)

Aviator and Polar Explorer Richard E. Byrd
Aviator and Polar Explorer
Richard E. Byrd