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Historical Events In August - 25

Monday, 20 September 2021

1830  Belgium revolts against Netherlands on August - 25.  

1835  On August - 25 nY Sun publishes Moon hoax story about John Herschel  

1835  On August - 25 ann Rutledge, said to be Lincoln's true love, dies in Ill at 22  

1836  On August - 25 bret Harte, US, author (Outcasts of Poker Flat)  

1840  On August - 25 k L Immermann, writer, dies at 44  

1841  On August - 25 theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, thyroid specialist (Nobel 1909)  

1842  Jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1843  On August - 25 first Trans-Atlantic crossing by U.S. steam powered ship  

1845  On August - 25 ludwig II, mad king of Bavaria (1864-86)  

1846  Louise J Gautier, French poetess on this day in history.  

1846  On August - 25 giuseppe Acerbi, Italian nature investigator/diplomat, dies at 73  

1851  On this day in history [Willem] Alexander KHF, prince of Orange/Netherlands  

1860  On this day in history george Fawcett, US actor (Intolerance)  

1862  Secretary of War authorizes Gen Rufus Saxton to arm 5,000 slaves on this day in history.  

1864  Combination rail & ferry service available from SF to Alameda on this day in history.  

1864  Petersburg Campaign-Battle of Ream's Station on August - 25.  

1867  Scientist Michael Faraday dies on August - 25.  

1868  Nikolaos Levidis, Greek shooter on this day in history.  

1868  Costache Negruzzi, Romanian author/poet, dies at about 60 on August - 25.  

1875  Matthew Webb becomes first to swim English Channel (21h 45m) on August - 25.  

1875  On this day in history matthew Webb becomes 1st to swim English Channel (21h 45m)  

1877  On this day in history joshua L Cowen, inventor (electric train)  

1880  Robert E Stolz, Austrian composer/conductor (...smaller guard) on August - 25.  

1886  On this day in history 1st intl polo meet (US vs England)  

1887  Olav Fartein Valen, composer on August - 25.  

1888  Henry Slocum wins US Lawn Tennis Assn singles title on this day in history.  

1888  8th US Mens Tennis: Henry W Slocum Jr beats Howard A Taylor (64 61 60) on this day in history.  

1890  Would be start of Eng/Aust Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout on this day in history.  

1891  On this day in history alberto Savinio, [Andrea de Chirico], Italian writer/composer  

1894  -26] Balinese troops assault Dutch army, 97 killed on August - 25.  

1896  On this day in history dick Ryan, CT, actor (For Heaven's Sake, Born to be Bad)  

1897  Jaroslav Ridky, composer on August - 25.  

1898  700 Greeks and 15 Englishmen are slaughtered by the Turks in Heraklion, Greece on August - 25.  

1900  Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche dies in Weimar, Germany on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  On this day in history birth of ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)  

1561  Philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632) was born on this day in history.  

1624  Fran├žois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709) was born on this day in history.  

1662  On this day in history birth of john Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724)  

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

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

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 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  On August - 25 death of hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142)  

1227  On this day in history 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  Death of Sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286) on August - 25.  

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