On this day: October 25

Published On: Oct 24 2012 04:24:05 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 25 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

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

OTD October 25 - Grenada
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U.S. Department of Defense

1983: In what's codenamed Operation Urgent Fury, the United States and its Caribbean allies invade Grenada, six days after Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and several of his supporters were executed in a military coup. The invasion resulted in U.S. victory and the restoration of constitutional government in the Caribbean island nation.

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