On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Battle at Cape Engano: 4 Japanese ships sink
  • Battle at Samar-island
  • Battle in Straits of Surigao: Japanese fleet destroyed
  • Gas output stopped in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, born in ┼îmuta, Fukuoka, Japan
  • James Carville, American political stategist and commentator
  • Jon Anderson, English rock singer (Yes - Roundabout; Close To The Edge), born in Accrington, Lancashire
  • Kathy "Taffy" Danoff, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Fake Krist, nazi collaborator, killed