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Historical Events In August - 25

Friday, 27 November 2020

1900  Mary Bruce, dance Teacher on this day in history.  

1900  On August - 25 friedrich Nietschze, philosopher (Also sprach Zarathustra), dies at 55  

1901  On this day in history kjeld Abell, Danish playwright/director (Tivoli)  

1901  On this day in history clara Maass, army nurse sacrificied her life at 25 to prove that the mosquito carries yellow fever  

1902  On this day in history the first Arabic language US daily newspaper begins publication in New York City.  

1902  On this day in history stefan Wolpe, Berlin Germany, composer (Zeus & Elidco)  

1903  On this day in history bruno Bettelheim, Austrian/US psycho-analyst (Uses of Enchantment)  

1904  On August - 25 jim Jefferies KOsJack Munroe & retains boxing heavyweight title  

1904  James J Jeffries TKOs Jack Munroe in 2 for heavyweight boxing title on August - 25.  

1905  Clara Bow, Bkln, actress (Wings, Down to the Sea in Ships) on this day in history.  

1906  On August - 25 eugen Gerstenmaier, German politician (CDU)  

1907  Desmond Flower, publisher on this day in history.  

1908  Allen Winter wins US first $50,000 trotting race on this day in history.  

1908  Allen Winter wins US 1st $50,000 trotting race on this day in history.  

1908  On August - 25 esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist  

1909  On August - 25 arwel Hughes, composer  

1910  30th US Mens Tennis: Wm Larned beats Thomas Bundy (61 57 60 68 61) on this day in history.  

1910  J B Charles, [Willem H Nagel], criminologist/writer on August - 25.  

1911  Jacopo Napoli, composer on this day in history.  

1912  1st time an aircraft recovers from a spin on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history erich Honecker, Germany, Pres (East Germany)  

1913  On August - 25 walt Kelly, cartoonist, creator (Pogo)  

1914  -26] Belgian offensive at Antwerp on this day in history.  

1914  Alexei Haieff, Blagovestchensk Siberia, composer (Princess Zondilda) on this day in history.  

1915  On this day in history hurricane kills 275 in Galveston, Texas with $50 million damage  

1915  On this day in history walter Trampler, Munich Germany, violist (Beaux Arts Trio)  

1916  National Park Service established in the Dept of the Interior on this day in history.  

1916  The US National Park Service is established on August - 25.  

1916  Dept of Interior forms National Park Service on this day in history.  

1916  On August - 25 erich Von Stroheim Jr, actor/director (Napoleon, Sunset Blvd)  

1917  On this day in history 37th US Mens Tennis: R Lindley Murray beats N W Niles (57 86 63 63)  

1917  Don Defore, Cedar Rapids Iowa, actor (George-Hazel, Ozzie & Harriet) on this day in history.  

1918  The birth of Leonard Bernstein, Composer and conductor on August - 25.  

1918  On August - 25 leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story)  

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

1664  On this day in history birth of johan van de Bergh, Leids regent  

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  Gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1192  On August - 25 death of hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142)  

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  Death of Thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218) on August - 25.  

1330  On August - 25 death of sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286)  

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