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Historical Events In August - 25

Tuesday, 01 December 2020

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 August - 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 this day in history.  

1227  Ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies on August - 25.  

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  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  Louis of Nevers, Count of Flanders, dies in battle on August - 25.  

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  On this day in history 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  Explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River on August - 25.  

1554  On August - 25 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  King Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots on this day in history.  

1566  On this day in history iconoclastic fury begins in Dutch province Utrecht  

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

1580  Frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies on August - 25.  

1609  Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers on August - 25.  

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

1688  Henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica on this day in history.  

1689  On August - 25 montr‚al taken by Iroquois  

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 this day in history.  

1704  On August - 25 battle at Malaga: French vs English & Dutch fleet  

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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  On this day in history birth of philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632)  

1624  On this day in history birth of françois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709)  

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

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

1718  Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer was born on August - 25.  

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

1741  On August - 25 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  On August - 25 gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies  

0383  On August - 25 death of 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  

1192  Death of Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142) on August - 25.  

1227  Ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies on August - 25.  

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

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

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

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