October 25 Deaths in History - October 25 Birthdays - October 25 Events
2005 Wellington Mara, American Businessman
2002 Richard Harris, actor, Camelot, dies at 72
2002 Paul Wellstone, Senator-D-Minnesota 1991 - 2002, died in a plane crash in Minnesota at age 58
2001 Elizabeth Jennings, English Poet
2001 Marvin Harris, American Scientist
1999 Payne Stewart, professional golfer, won the U.S. Open, 1991 and 1999, won PGA Championship in 1989, among others, dies in Mina, South Dakota, at age 42, due to hypoxia from depressurization of a Learjet
1998 Dick Higgins, composer, coined term 'intermedia', founder, Something Else Press, dies of a heart attack in Quebec, Canada
1996 Eugene Polyakov, dancer, dies at 95
1995 Bobby Riggs, tennis star, dies of prostate cancer at 77
1995 David Healy, actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton), dies at 64
1995 Kenneth Kweku Sinaman Dadzie, diplomat, dies at 65
1995 Robert Grieve, civil Servant, dies at 84
1995 Robert Lorimer Riggs, tennis Player, dies at 77
1995 Viveca Lindfors, actress (Stargate, Luba, Misplaced), dies at 74
1994 Anthony David Machell Cox, medievalist, dies at 81
1994 Mildred Natwick, U.S. actress (Barefoot in Park), dies at 89
1993 Francisco Velis, El Salvador guerilla leader (FMLN), murdered
1993 Mary C Lawton, jurist (CIA's Agency Seal Medallion), dies at 58
1993 Philip P Cohen, Doctor (Nobel), dies at 85
1993 Vincent Price, actor (Raven, Fly), dies of lung cancer at 82
1993 Vladimir Yevgenyevich Preobrazhensky, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 54
1992 Adelino Da Palma Carlos, Prime Minister of Portugal 1974, dies
1992 Roger Miller, country singer (King of the Road), dies at 56
1991 Bill Graham, rock concert promoter (Filmore, Dylan), dies at 60
1991 Khigh Dhiegh, actor (Forbidden Nights), dies of heat failure at 75
1989 Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer, dies
1989 Mary McCarthy, author (Group), dies, at 77
1988 Bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75
1987 Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80
1986 Forrest Tucker, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail), dies at 67
1985 Elsa Moranet, writer, dies at 67
1985 Morton Downey, singer (Star of the Family), dies at 83
1984 Pascale Ogier, actress (Ghost Dance), dies of heart attack at 24
1983 Hermann Ambrosius, composer, dies at 86
1981 Ariel Durant, U.S. author (Story of Civilization), dies at 83
1976 Raymond Queneau, M Presle, French writer (Last Days), dies at 73
1975 Frank Puglia actor (Black Orchid, Jungle Book), dies at 83
1973 Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathoner (Olympic-gold 1960, 64), dies at 46
1973 G Paul H Schuitema, graphically designer/photographer, dies
1972 Norman Norell [Levinson], U.S. fashion designer, dies at 72
1971 Albertus W. "Albert" van Dalsum, actor and director (King Lear), dies at 82
1969 Rudolf Forster, actor (Threepenny Opera, Tonio Kroeger), dies at 84
1968 Jean Schlumberger, French writer (Passions), dies
1964 Belle Montrose, actress (Mrs Harrison-Hathaways), dies at 78
1963 Abu-Bakr Khairat, composer, dies at 53
1961 Peter Jensen, co-inventer (loud speaker), dies at 75
1960 Jose Padilla, composer, dies at 71
1959 Bob Murphy, TV host (RFD America), dies at 42
1957 Henry C van de Velde, Flemish painter/architect, dies at 94
1957 Lord Dunsany, Edward J M D Plunkett, author (Jorkens), dies at 79
1957 Maria "Mary" Beekman, actress (Modern Landhaaien), dies at 73
1957 Umberto "Albert" Anastasia, U.S. gangster (Murder Inc), dies at 55
1956 Risto Ryti, Finnish minister/premier/president, dies at 67
1954 Marika Stiernstedt, Swedish author (Froken Liwin), dies at 78
1952 Sergei Bortkiewicz, composer, dies at 75
1944 Fake Krist, nazi collaborator, killed
1943 H van Zanten, guerrilla leader on North Sumatra, executed
1941 Robert Delaunay, French painter, dies at 56
1939 Cornelis JK van Aalst, president Dutch Business Society, dies at 73
1936 Jaime de Magalhes Lima, Portuguese author and poet, dies at 76
1933 Lillian Hall-Davies actress (Farmer's Wife, Ring), dies at 36
1926 Frederick, Jr. Zech, composer, dies at 68
1921 Bat Masterson, American Explorer
1920 Alexander, king of Greece (1917-20), dies after ape bite at 27
1907 Edmund Hart Turpin, composer, dies at 72
1906 Albert Reville, French theologist (Jesus of Nazareth), dies at 79
1904 Teresa Milanollo, composer, dies at 77
1902 Frank Norris, writer, dies at 32
1902 [B] Frank[lin] Norris, U.S. writer (Pit), dies at 32
1895 Charles Halle, British pianist, dies
1892 Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1892), dies at 60
1878 Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89
1876 Ida von Duringsfeld, German writer (Schelde bis zur Mas), dies at 60
1861 Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer, dies at 82
1855 Willem F earl van Bylandt, military, dies at 84
1845 Carel H Verhuell, Dutch/French Vice-Admiral, dies at 81
1833 Abbas Mirza, Persian governor/heir to the throne, dies at 44
1806 Henry Knox, American Soldier
1760 George II (August), king of Great Britain (1727-60), dies at 76
1676 Justus G Schottel [Schottelius], German linguistic/poet, dies at 64
1647 Evangelista Torricelli, Italian Scientist
1604 Claude de la Tremoille, French duke of Thouars/huguenot, dies
1510 Il Giorgione, Giorgio del Castelfranco, Italian painter, dies at 32
1495 John II, the Perfect/Consummate, King of Portugal (1481-95), dies
1415 Anton van Bourgondie, French son of Philip the Stout/duke, dies at 31
1415 Eduard, duke of York, dies at 45
1415 Philip of Nevers, French earl, dies in battle
1415 Robert of Bar, French knight, dies in battle
1400 Geofrey Chaucer, author (Canterbury Tales), dies in London
1400 Geoffrey Chaucer, English Poet
1154 Stefanus van Blois, king of England (1135-54), dies
1047 Magnus I Godhi, king of Norway/Denmark (1035-47), dies
625 Boniface V, Italian Pope (619-25), dies
304 Marcellinus, bishop of Rome, dies