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Historical Events In August - 25

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

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

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 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 August - 25.  

1744  Johann G von Herder, German philosopher/theologist/poet on August - 25.  

1758  Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russians: 1000s killed on August - 25.  

1758  On August - 25 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  On August - 25 franz Nikolaus Novotny, composer, dies at 29  

1774  Nicolo Jommelli, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1775  Charlotte J T, infant of Portugal (Court in Rio de Janeiro) on August - 25.  

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

1791  Pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies on August - 25.  

1795  On August - 25 curacao slaves opponents returns to St Christopher  

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

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

1811  Joseph Dana Webster, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  

1812  On August - 25 percival Drayton, Capt (Union Navy), died in 1865  

1814  British capture Washington DC (too bad we lost it) on this day in history.  

1814  On August - 25 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  F William Herschel, German astronomer (discovered Uranus), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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 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 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  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  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 August - 25 birth of johann Jacob Rowalt, composer  

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

1741  Karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792) was born on August - 25.  

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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  Death of 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 this day in history.  

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

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 August - 25.  

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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