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Historical Events In August - 25

Monday, 18 January 2021

1711  Edward Villiers, 1st Earl of Jersey, English politician on this day in history.  

1718  On August - 25 hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, founded  

1718  Hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, found on this day in history.  

1718  Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer on August - 25.  

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

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

1744  On August - 25 johann G von Herder, German philosopher/theologist/poet  

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

1758  On August - 25 franz Teyber, composer  

1768  On this day in history captain James Cook departs from Plymouth, England on his 1st voyage onboard the Endeavour bound for the Pacific Ocean  

1773  On August - 25 franz Nikolaus Novotny, composer, dies at 29  

1774  On August - 25 nicolo Jommelli, composer, dies at 59  

1775  Charlotte J T, infant of Portugal (Court in Rio de Janeiro) on this day in history.  

1786  [Charles] Louis I, (Augustus), King of Bavaria (Lola Montez) on August - 25.  

1788  Cornelis J van Assen, Dutch jurist (Language of the Constitution) on this day in history.  

1789  On August - 25 mary Ball Washington, mother of George, dies  

1791  On August - 25 pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies  

1795  On this day in history curacao slaves opponents returns to St Christopher  

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 August - 25.  

1804  Alice Meynell becomes first woman jockey (England) on this day in history.  

1804  On August - 25 alice Meynell becomes 1st woman jockey (England)  

1811  Joseph Dana Webster, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on August - 25.  

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

1814  On August - 25 british capture Washington DC (too bad we lost it)  

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 August - 25 allan Pinkerton, founded Chicago detective agency  

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

1823  John Newton, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 on this day in history.  

1825  Uruguay declares independence from Brazil (National Day) on August - 25.  

1825  On this day in history uruguay declares its independence from Brazil.  

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

1829  On this day in history pres Jackson makes an offer to buy Texas, but Mexican govt refuses  

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

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 August - 25.  

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

1718  Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer was born on this day in history.  

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.  

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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 this day in history 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  On this day in history death of hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142)  

1227  On August - 25 ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies  

1270  Louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56 on this day in history.  

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

1330  Death of Sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286) on August - 25.  

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