On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 2017

Historical Events

Historic Event

Chinese Premier Xi Jinping unveils his new ruling council in the Great Hall of the People, none of the five are young enough to succeed him

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping
  • First fossil of a ichthyosaur (marine reptile, 152 million years old) found in India. Reports published in "Plos One" science journal.

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Bannon, American actor (Art in Lou Grant, Trauma Center), dies at 77
  • John Manduell, British-based South African composer and educator (Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, 1973-96), dies at 89
2017 Highlights

About October 25, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio