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.