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Historical Events In August - 25

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1711  Edward Villiers, 1st Earl of Jersey, English politician on August - 25.  

1718  On this day in history hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, founded  

1718  Hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, found on August - 25.  

1718  Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer on August - 25.  

1724  George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) on August - 25.  

1742  Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer, dies at 38 on August - 25.  

1744  On this day in history johann G von Herder, German philosopher/theologist/poet  

1758  Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russians: 1000s killed on this day in history.  

1758  On this day in history franz Teyber, composer  

1768  Captain James Cook departs from Plymouth, England on his 1st voyage onboard the Endeavour bound for the Pacific Ocean on August - 25.  

1773  Franz Nikolaus Novotny, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

1774  On this day in history nicolo Jommelli, composer, dies at 59  

1775  On this day in history charlotte J T, infant of Portugal (Court in Rio de Janeiro)  

1786  On this day in history [Charles] Louis I, (Augustus), King of Bavaria (Lola Montez)  

1788  On this day in history cornelis J van Assen, Dutch jurist (Language of the Constitution)  

1789  Mary Ball Washington, mother of George, dies on this day in history.  

1791  On this day in history pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies  

1795  Curacao slaves opponents returns to St Christopher on August - 25.  

1802  On this day in history toussaint L'Ouverture imprisoned in Fort de Joux, Jura, France  

1803  Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, the Duque de Caxias, Brazilian military leader on this day in history.  

1804  Alice Meynell becomes first woman jockey (England) on August - 25.  

1804  On this day in history alice Meynell becomes 1st woman jockey (England)  

1811  On August - 25 joseph Dana Webster, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1812  Percival Drayton, Capt (Union Navy), died in 1865 on this day in history.  

1814  British capture Washington DC (too bad we lost it) on August - 25.  

1814  On this day in history the US Library of Congress and its 3,000 books is destroyed by British troops.  

1814  British forces destroy Library of Congress, containing 3,000 books on this day in history.  

1819  On this day in history allan Pinkerton, founded Chicago detective agency  

1822  On this day in history f William Herschel, German astronomer (discovered Uranus), dies at 85  

1823  On this day in history john Newton, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895  

1825  On August - 25 uruguay declares independence from Brazil (National Day)  

1825  On August - 25 uruguay declares its independence from Brazil.  

1825  On August - 25 henry Warner Birge, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1829  Pres Jackson makes an offer to buy Texas, but Mexican govt refuses on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84) was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 25.  

1662  John Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724) was born on August - 25.  

1664  On this day in history birth of johan van de Bergh, Leids regent  

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

1724  George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) was born on August - 25.  

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 this day in history.  

0383  On August - 25 death of flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25  

0882  Louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19 on August - 25.  

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

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

1270  On this day in history 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 August - 25 death of sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286)  

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