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Historical Events In August - 25

Monday, 28 September 2020

1830  Belgium revolts against Netherlands on August - 25.  

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

1835  Ann Rutledge, said to be Lincoln's true love, dies in Ill at 22 on August - 25.  

1836  Bret Harte, US, author (Outcasts of Poker Flat) on this day in history.  

1840  K L Immermann, writer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1841  Theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, thyroid specialist (Nobel 1909) on this day in history.  

1842  Jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer, dies at 80 on August - 25.  

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

1845  On this day in history ludwig II, mad king of Bavaria (1864-86)  

1846  Louise J Gautier, French poetess on August - 25.  

1846  Giuseppe Acerbi, Italian nature investigator/diplomat, dies at 73 on August - 25.  

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

1860  George Fawcett, US actor (Intolerance) on this day in history.  

1862  On August - 25 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  Petersburg Campaign-Battle of Ream's Station on August - 25.  

1867  Scientist Michael Faraday dies on this day in history.  

1868  Nikolaos Levidis, Greek shooter on August - 25.  

1868  On this day in history costache Negruzzi, Romanian author/poet, dies at about 60  

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

1875  On August - 25 matthew Webb becomes 1st to swim English Channel (21h 45m)  

1877  On August - 25 joshua L Cowen, inventor (electric train)  

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

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

1887  Olav Fartein Valen, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

1896  On August - 25 dick Ryan, CT, actor (For Heaven's Sake, Born to be Bad)  

1897  On this day in history jaroslav Ridky, composer  

1898  700 Greeks and 15 Englishmen are slaughtered by the Turks in Heraklion, Greece on this day in history.  

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 August - 25 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  On this day in history birth of fran├žois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709)  

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  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 August - 25.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0079  On August - 25 gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies  

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

1282  Death of Thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218) on this day in history.  

1330  Death of Sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286) on this day in history.  

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