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Historical Events Happened In August - 25

Thursday, 25 August 2016

0325  Today in history council of Nicaea ends with adoption of the Nicene Creed establishing the doctrine of the Holy Trinity  

0357  Today in history battle at Straatsburg: Julianus beats Alamannen, Chonodomarius caught  

1212  Today in history children's cruisaders under Nicolas (10) reach Genoa  

1248  The Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht today in history.  

1330  AntiPope Nicolaas V overthrows himself on August - 25.  

1425  On this day in history countess Jacoba of Bavaria escapes from jail  

1485  Today in history battle at Bosworth Fields: Henry Tudor beats king Richard III  

1499  Battle at Sapienza: Turkish fleet beats Venetians on this day in history.  

1530  The birth of Ivan the Terrible, Crowned as first Tsar of Russia in 1547 on August - 25.  

1537  On August - 25 the Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed.  

1540  On August - 25 explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  Today in history birth of ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)  

1561  On August - 25 birth of philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632)  

1624  François de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709) was born today in history.  

1662  On August - 25 birth of john Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724)  

1664  On August - 25 birth of johan van de Bergh, Leids regent  

1718  On August - 25 birth of johann Jacob Rowalt, composer  

1724  Today in history birth of george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)  

1741  Karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792) was born today in history.  


Famous Deaths In August - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0079  Gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies on August - 25.  

0383  On August - 25 death of flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25  

0882  Louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19 today in history.  

1192  Death of Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142) today in history.  

1227  On this day in history ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies  

1270  Today in history louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56  

1282  Today in history death of thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218)  

1330  Death of Sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286) on August - 25.  


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