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Historical Events In August - 25

Friday, 26 February 2021

1971  On this day in history ted Lewis, [Theodore L Friedman], bandleader, dies at 80  

1972  Juan Carlos Paz, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1975  On this day in history frans van Amelsvoort, choir conductor, dies at 75  

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 August - 25.  

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

1981  Mark Chapman, John Lennon's murderer, is sentenced to 20 years on August - 25.  

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

1981  On August - 25 voyager 2's closest approach to Saturn (63,000 miles/100,000 km)  

1981  On August - 25 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  On August - 25 uS & USSR sign $10 billion grain pact  

1984  On this day in history truman Capote, author (In Cold Blood), dies at 59  

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

1985  On August - 25 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  On August - 25 dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42  

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

1988  NASA launches space vehicle S-214 on this day in history.  

1988  On August - 25 romanian Chess master Mihai Suba and his son defect to the West during an international tournament in London  

1988  On this day in history price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77  

1989  On this day in history voyager 2 makes its closest approach to Neptune (0400 GMT)  

1989  On this day in history gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer, dies at 80  

1990  On this day in history uN security council authorizes military action against Iraq  

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

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

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

1995  John Killan Houston Brunner, British sci-fi writer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

1997  Clodomiro Almeyda Medina, Chilean external minister (1970-73), dies on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In August - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  On August - 25 birth of ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)  

1561  On August - 25 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 this day in history.  

1724  On August - 25 birth of george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)  

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  On this day in history louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19  

1192  On this day in history 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 August - 25.  

1282  Death of Thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218) on August - 25.  

1330  On this day in history death of sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286)  

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