1530 Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84) was born on this day in history.
1561 On August - 25 birth of philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632)
1624 On August - 25 birth of françois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709)
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 this day in history.
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 August - 25.
1741 Karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792) was born on August - 25.
0079 Gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies on this day in history.
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 August - 25.
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 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)