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Historical Events In August - 25

Thursday, 24 September 2020

0079  On August - 25 gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies  

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

0357  Battle at Straatsburg: Julianus beats Alamannen, Chonodomarius caught on this day in history.  

0383  On this day in history 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  On this day in history children's cruisaders under Nicolas (10) reach Genoa  

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

1248  On August - 25 the Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht.  

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

1330  AntiPope Nicolaas V overthrows himself on August - 25.  

1346  On August - 25 louis of Nevers, Count of Flanders, dies in battle  

1425  On this day in history countess Jacoba of Bavaria escapes from jail  

1485  Battle at Bosworth Fields: Henry Tudor beats king Richard III on August - 25.  

1499  Battle at Sapienza: Turkish fleet beats Venetians on August - 25.  

1530  On August - 25 the birth of Ivan the Terrible, Crowned as first Tsar of Russia in 1547  

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 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  On this day in history battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal  

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

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

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

1628  Assault on sultan of Mantarams of Batavia on this day in history.  

1649  Richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36 on August - 25.  

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 this day in history montr‚al taken by Iroquois  

1689  On this day in history battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French  

1698  On August - 25 czar Peter the Great returns to Moscow after trip through West-Europe  

1704  On this day in history 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 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  On August - 25 birth of john Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724)  

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

1718  On this day in history birth of johann Jacob Rowalt, composer  

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

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

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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 August - 25.  

0383  On August - 25 death of flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 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  On this day in history ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies  

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

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 August - 25.  

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