Historical Events In August - 25
Friday, 03 July 2020
0079 On August - 25 gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies
0325 Council of Nicaea ends with adoption of the Nicene Creed establishing the doctrine of the Holy Trinity on this day in history.
0357 Battle at Straatsburg: Julianus beats Alamannen, Chonodomarius caught on August - 25.
0383 On August - 25 flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25
0882 On this day in history louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19
1212 On August - 25 children's cruisaders under Nicolas (10) reach Genoa
1227 On this day in history ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies
1248 On August - 25 the Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht.
1270 Louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56 on August - 25.
1330 On this day in history antiPope Nicolaas V overthrows himself
1346 On this day in history louis of Nevers, Count of Flanders, dies in battle
1425 On August - 25 countess Jacoba of Bavaria escapes from jail
1485 Battle at Bosworth Fields: Henry Tudor beats king Richard III on this day in history.
1499 On August - 25 battle at Sapienza: Turkish fleet beats Venetians
1530 The birth of Ivan the Terrible, Crowned as first Tsar of Russia in 1547 on this day in history.
1530 Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84) on August - 25.
1537 The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed on August - 25.
1540 Explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River on this day in history.
1554 On this day in history thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, English great admiral, dies
1556 David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 on August - 25.
1558 On this day in history king Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots.
1566 On August - 25 iconoclastic fury begins in Dutch province Utrecht
1580 On August - 25 battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal
1580 Frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.
1609 On this day in history galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers
1609 On August - 25 galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers
1628 Assault on sultan of Mantarams of Batavia on August - 25.
1649 On this day in history richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36
1664 On August - 25 johan van de Bergh, Leids regent
1688 On this day in history henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica
1689 On this day in history montr‚al taken by Iroquois
1689 On this day in history battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French
1698 Czar Peter the Great returns to Moscow after trip through West-Europe on this day in history.
1704 Battle at Malaga: French vs English & Dutch fleet on August - 25.