On this day: October 25

Published On: Oct 24 2012 05:24:05 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 25 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

Pablo Picasso is born, the first domestic microwave oven goes on sale, Led Zeppelin debuts in concert, the U.S. invades Grenada, and Bill Buckner blows it for the Red Sox, all on this day.

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1415: The army of Henry V of England defeats the numerically superior French army at the Battle of Agincourt in northern France. The battle is the centerpiece of William Shakespeare's play "Henry V," which introduced the famous "St. Crispin's Day Speech" with Henry urging his "band of brothers" to stand together in the forthcoming fight.


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