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Historical Events In August - 25

Friday, 03 July 2020

1971  On August - 25 ted Lewis, [Theodore L Friedman], bandleader, dies at 80  

1972  Juan Carlos Paz, composer, dies at 71 on August - 25.  

1975  Frans van Amelsvoort, choir conductor, dies at 75 on August - 25.  

1976  Eyvind Johnson, Swedish author (Nobel-1974), dies at 76 on August - 25.  

1979  On this day in history stan Kenton, orch leader (Music 55), dies at 67  

1980  On August - 25 gower Champion, dancer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), dies at 60  

1981  Jeff Schwartz, sets solo record for trampoline bouncing (266 09) on August - 25.  

1981  On August - 25 mark Chapman, John Lennon's murderer, is sentenced to 20 years  

1981  On August - 25 the spacecraft Voyager 2 flies past the planet Saturn  

1981  Voyager 2's closest approach to Saturn (63,000 miles/100,000 km) on this day in history.  

1981  On this day in history jeff Schwartz, sets solo record for trampoline bouncing (266:09)  

1982  On this day in history john AM "Hans" van Tongeren, actor (Hunk), commits suicide at 27  

1983  US & USSR sign $10 billion grain pact on August - 25.  

1984  Truman Capote, author (In Cold Blood), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1985  On this day in history sTS 51-I scrubbed at T -9m because of an onboard computer problem  

1985  On this day in history samantha Smith, actress (Elizabeth-Lime Street), dies in plane at 13  

1986  Allen Case, actor (Deputy, Legend of Jesse James), dies at 51 on August - 25.  

1987  On this day in history dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42  

1988  On this day in history challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston  

1988  On August - 25 nASA launches space vehicle S-214  

1988  Romanian Chess master Mihai Suba and his son defect to the West during an international tournament in London on this day in history.  

1988  Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77 on August - 25.  

1989  On August - 25 voyager 2 makes its closest approach to Neptune (0400 GMT)  

1989  Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer, dies at 80 on August - 25.  

1990  On August - 25 uN security council authorizes military action against Iraq  

1991  On this day in history carl Lewis runs 100m in 9.86 seconds  

1991  Don Nute, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56 on this day in history.  

1992  Alma Graciela Haro Esmerelda, singer, dies of diabetes at 65 on this day in history.  

1993  Amy Biehl, US activist in South-Africa, murdered at 26 on this day in history.  

1994  On this day in history ramdas Nayak, Indies hindu leader/politician, murdered at about 52  

1995  On August - 25 john Killan Houston Brunner, British sci-fi writer, dies at 60  

1996  On this day in history alexander Colleridge Vanderpuiye Baka Tetteh, actor/lawyer, dies at 64  

1997  On this day in history clodomiro Almeyda Medina, Chilean external minister (1970-73), dies  

2007  Forty-four people are dead after two bombs explode in Hyderabad, India 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 this day in history.  

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 August - 25.  

1718  Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer was born on this day in history.  

1724  George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) was born on this day in history.  

1741  On August - 25 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 August - 25.  

0383  Death of Flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25 on August - 25.  

0882  Louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19 on August - 25.  

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

1227  Ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286)  

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