Historical Events In August - 25
Monday, 19 April 2021
0079 Gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies on this day in history.
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 Louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19 on August - 25.
1212 Children's cruisaders under Nicolas (10) reach Genoa on August - 25.
1227 On August - 25 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 On this day in history louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56
1330 AntiPope Nicolaas V overthrows himself on this day in history.
1346 On this day in history louis of Nevers, Count of Flanders, dies in battle
1425 On this day in history countess Jacoba of Bavaria escapes from jail
1485 On August - 25 battle at Bosworth Fields: Henry Tudor beats king Richard III
1499 Battle at Sapienza: Turkish fleet beats Venetians on this day in history.
1530 On August - 25 the birth of Ivan the Terrible, Crowned as first Tsar of Russia in 1547
1530 On August - 25 ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)
1537 The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed on August - 25.
1540 On August - 25 explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River
1554 Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, English great admiral, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 August - 25 galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers
1609 On this day in history galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers
1628 On this day in history assault on sultan of Mantarams of Batavia
1649 Richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36 on August - 25.
1664 On this day in history johan van de Bergh, Leids regent
1688 Henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica on August - 25.
1689 Montr‚al taken by Iroquois on this day in history.
1689 Battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French on this day in history.
1698 Czar Peter the Great returns to Moscow after trip through West-Europe on August - 25.
1704 Battle at Malaga: French vs English & Dutch fleet on this day in history.