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Historical Events In August - 25

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

0079  Gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies on this day in history.  

0325  On August - 25 council of Nicaea ends with adoption of the Nicene Creed establishing the doctrine of the Holy Trinity  

0357  On this day in history battle at Straatsburg: Julianus beats Alamannen, Chonodomarius caught  

0383  Flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25 on this day in history.  

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  The Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht on this day in history.  

1270  Louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56 on August - 25.  

1330  On August - 25 antiPope Nicolaas V overthrows himself  

1346  On this day in history louis of Nevers, Count of Flanders, dies in battle  

1425  Countess Jacoba of Bavaria escapes from jail on August - 25.  

1485  On this day 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.  

1530  Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84) on August - 25.  

1537  On this day in history the Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed.  

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  On August - 25 david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54  

1558  On August - 25 king Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots.  

1566  On August - 25 iconoclastic fury begins in Dutch province Utrecht  

1580  Battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal on August - 25.  

1580  On August - 25 frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies  

1609  On this day in history galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers  

1609  Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers on this day in history.  

1628  On August - 25 assault on sultan of Mantarams of Batavia  

1649  Richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36 on this day in history.  

1664  Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent on August - 25.  

1688  On this day in history henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica  

1689  Montr‚al taken by Iroquois on August - 25.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  On August - 25 birth of ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)  

1561  Philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632) was born on August - 25.  

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

1662  John Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1724  On August - 25 birth of george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)  

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

0383  Death of Flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25 on August - 25.  

0882  On August - 25 louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19  

1192  Death of Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142) on this day in history.  

1227  Ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies on this day in history.  

1270  Louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56 on August - 25.  

1282  On August - 25 death of thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218)  

1330  On this day in history death of sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286)  

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