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Historical Events In August - 25

Sunday, 27 September 2020

1971  Ted Lewis, [Theodore L Friedman], bandleader, dies at 80 on August - 25.  

1972  On August - 25 juan Carlos Paz, composer, dies at 71  

1975  Frans van Amelsvoort, choir conductor, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

1979  Stan Kenton, orch leader (Music 55), dies at 67 on August - 25.  

1980  Gower Champion, dancer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1983  On August - 25 uS & USSR sign $10 billion grain pact  

1984  Truman Capote, author (In Cold Blood), dies at 59 on August - 25.  

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

1985  Samantha Smith, actress (Elizabeth-Lime Street), dies in plane at 13 on this day in history.  

1986  On August - 25 allen Case, actor (Deputy, Legend of Jesse James), dies at 51  

1987  On August - 25 dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42  

1988  On August - 25 challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston  

1988  NASA launches space vehicle S-214 on August - 25.  

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  On this day in history price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77  

1989  Voyager 2 makes its closest approach to Neptune (0400 GMT) on this day in history.  

1989  Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1990  UN security council authorizes military action against Iraq on August - 25.  

1991  Carl Lewis runs 100m in 9.86 seconds on August - 25.  

1991  Don Nute, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56 on August - 25.  

1992  On this day in history alma Graciela Haro Esmerelda, singer, dies of diabetes at 65  

1993  On this day in history amy Biehl, US activist in South-Africa, murdered at 26  

1994  Ramdas Nayak, Indies hindu leader/politician, murdered at about 52 on August - 25.  

1995  John Killan Houston Brunner, British sci-fi writer, dies at 60 on August - 25.  

1996  Alexander Colleridge Vanderpuiye Baka Tetteh, actor/lawyer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1997  On August - 25 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 August - 25.  

1561  On this day in history birth of philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632)  

1624  On August - 25 birth of fran├žois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709)  

1662  On this day in history birth of john Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724)  

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

1718  On this day in history birth of johann Jacob Rowalt, composer  

1724  George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) was born on August - 25.  

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  On August - 25 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 this day in history.  

1227  Ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies on August - 25.  

1270  On August - 25 louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56  

1282  On this day in history death of thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218)  

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

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