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Historical Events In August - 25

Friday, 03 July 2020

1830  On August - 25 belgium revolts against Netherlands  

1835  NY Sun publishes Moon hoax story about John Herschel on this day in history.  

1835  On this day in history 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  Theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, thyroid specialist (Nobel 1909) on this day in history.  

1842  On this day in history jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer, dies at 80  

1843  First Trans-Atlantic crossing by U.S. steam powered ship on this day in history.  

1845  Ludwig II, mad king of Bavaria (1864-86) on August - 25.  

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

1846  Giuseppe Acerbi, Italian nature investigator/diplomat, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1851  On August - 25 [Willem] Alexander KHF, prince of Orange/Netherlands  

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

1862  On this day in history secretary of War authorizes Gen Rufus Saxton to arm 5,000 slaves  

1864  On August - 25 combination rail & ferry service available from SF to Alameda  

1864  On this day in history petersburg Campaign-Battle of Ream's Station  

1867  On August - 25 scientist Michael Faraday dies.  

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

1868  Costache Negruzzi, Romanian author/poet, dies at about 60 on this day in history.  

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

1875  Matthew Webb becomes 1st to swim English Channel (21h 45m) on August - 25.  

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

1880  On this day in history robert E Stolz, Austrian composer/conductor (...smaller guard)  

1886  1st intl polo meet (US vs England) on August - 25.  

1887  On August - 25 olav Fartein Valen, composer  

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  On this day in history would be start of Eng/Aust Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout  

1891  Alberto Savinio, [Andrea de Chirico], Italian writer/composer on August - 25.  

1894  -26] Balinese troops assault Dutch army, 97 killed on this day in history.  

1896  Dick Ryan, CT, actor (For Heaven's Sake, Born to be Bad) on August - 25.  

1897  On this day in history jaroslav Ridky, composer  

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

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

1561  On this day in history birth of philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632)  

1624  Fran├žois 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 this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history birth of karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0079  On this day in history gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies  

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  Death of Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142) on August - 25.  

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 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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