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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of françois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709)  

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

1664  Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent was born on this day in history.  

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

1724  George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) was born on this day in history.  

1741  On this day in history birth of karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792)  

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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 this day in history.  

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 August - 25.  

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 this day in history.  

1282  Death of Thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218) on this day in history.  

1330  Death of Sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286) on this day in history.  

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