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Historical Events In August - 25

Thursday, 22 April 2021

1711  On this day in history edward Villiers, 1st Earl of Jersey, English politician  

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

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

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

1724  On this day in history george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)  

1742  Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer, dies at 38 on this day in history.  

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

1773  Franz Nikolaus Novotny, composer, dies at 29 on August - 25.  

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

1775  On August - 25 charlotte J T, infant of Portugal (Court in Rio de Janeiro)  

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

1788  On August - 25 cornelis J van Assen, Dutch jurist (Language of the Constitution)  

1789  Mary Ball Washington, mother of George, dies on August - 25.  

1791  Pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies on this day in history.  

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

1802  Toussaint L'Ouverture imprisoned in Fort de Joux, Jura, France on this day in history.  

1803  On this day in history luís Alves de Lima e Silva, the Duque de Caxias, Brazilian military leader  

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

1814  On August - 25 the US Library of Congress and its 3,000 books is destroyed by British troops.  

1814  On August - 25 british forces destroy Library of Congress, containing 3,000 books  

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  Uruguay declares its independence from Brazil on this day in history.  

1825  On this day in history henry Warner Birge, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1829  Pres Jackson makes an offer to buy Texas, but Mexican govt refuses on August - 25.  

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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 August - 25.  

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

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

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

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  On August - 25 louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19  

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

1282  On this day in history death of thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218)  

1330  On August - 25 death of sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286)  

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