On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • First work of art produced by artificial intelligence "Edmond de Belamy" concieved by Obvious sells for $432,500 at Christie's in New York
  • Flash floods near the Red Sea in Jordan kill 17 as a school bus is washed away
  • Google says it has fired 48 people for sexual harassment after New York Times reveals Android creator Andy Rubin got $90 package when let go for sexual harassment
  • Sahle-Work Zewde becomes Ethiopia's first female President and Africa's only female head of state after being elected by parliament
  • Super Typhoon Yutu strikes the Northern Mariana Islands of Saipan and Tinian with winds of 180mph (290km/h)

Famous Deaths

  • Sonny Fortune [Cornelius Fortune], American jazz saxophonist, dies at 79