On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in Cuba and Haiti killing 65 people and causing over $80 million in damage
  • The double dip recession in the UK economy ends with growth of 1.0% in GDP in the third quarter of 2012, with help from the London Olympic Games

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Barzun, French author, dies at 104
  • John Connelly, English footballer (20 English caps), dies from cancer at 74