Daily Almanac: Oct. 25, 2022

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High/Low Temperatures:
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Today is…:

• International Artist Day
• National Greasy Foods Day
• World Pasta Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1920 After 74 days on hunger strike in Brixton Prison, Terence MacSwiney dies
• 1940 Benjamin O. Davis Sr. is named the first African American general in the U.S. Army
• 2001 Microsoft releases Windows XP, becoming one of Microsoft’s most successful operating systems

Births On This Day:

1881 Pablo Picasso
Spanish painter and sculptor
1940 Bob Knight
American basketball player and coach

Deaths On This Day:

1806 Henry Knox
American general
1992 Roger Miller
American singer-songwriter and actor