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Historical Events In August - 25

Thursday, 13 May 2021

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

1972  On this day in history juan Carlos Paz, composer, dies at 71  

1975  On August - 25 frans van Amelsvoort, choir conductor, dies at 75  

1976  Eyvind Johnson, Swedish author (Nobel-1974), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 August - 25.  

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

1982  John AM "Hans" van Tongeren, actor (Hunk), commits suicide at 27 on August - 25.  

1983  US & USSR sign $10 billion grain pact on this day in history.  

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

1985  STS 51-I scrubbed at T -9m because of an onboard computer problem on August - 25.  

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 this day in history.  

1987  Dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42 on this day in history.  

1988  Challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston on this day in history.  

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

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

1988  Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

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

1990  UN security council authorizes military action against Iraq on this day in history.  

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

1991  On this day in history don Nute, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56  

1992  Alma Graciela Haro Esmerelda, singer, dies of diabetes at 65 on August - 25.  

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

1994  On August - 25 ramdas Nayak, Indies hindu leader/politician, murdered at about 52  

1995  On this day in history john Killan Houston Brunner, British sci-fi writer, dies at 60  

1996  On August - 25 alexander Colleridge Vanderpuiye Baka Tetteh, actor/lawyer, dies at 64  

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 this day in history.  

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

1624  On this day in history birth of fran├žois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709)  

1662  John Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724) was born on August - 25.  

1664  Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent was born on this day in history.  

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  Karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792) was born on August - 25.  

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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  On this day in history death of hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142)  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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