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Historical Events In August - 25

Friday, 14 May 2021

1830  Belgium revolts against Netherlands on August - 25.  

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

1835  On this day in history ann Rutledge, said to be Lincoln's true love, dies in Ill at 22  

1836  On this day in history bret Harte, US, author (Outcasts of Poker Flat)  

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

1841  On this day in history theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, thyroid specialist (Nobel 1909)  

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

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

1845  Ludwig II, mad king of Bavaria (1864-86) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1860  George Fawcett, US actor (Intolerance) on August - 25.  

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  On this day in history nikolaos Levidis, Greek shooter  

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

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 this day in history olav Fartein Valen, composer  

1888  On this day in history henry Slocum wins US Lawn Tennis Assn singles title  

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

1890  On August - 25 would be start of Eng/Aust Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout  

1891  On August - 25 alberto Savinio, [Andrea de Chirico], Italian writer/composer  

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

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

1897  Jaroslav Ridky, composer on August - 25.  

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  Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84) was born on this day in history.  

1561  On August - 25 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 this day in history.  

1662  John Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724) was born on this day in history.  

1664  On August - 25 birth of johan van de Bergh, Leids regent  

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 this day in history.  

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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  Louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19 on August - 25.  

1192  Death of Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142) on August - 25.  

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 August - 25 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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