Historical Events In August - 25
Wednesday, 15 July 2020
0079 Gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies on August - 25.
0325 Council of Nicaea ends with adoption of the Nicene Creed establishing the doctrine of the Holy Trinity on August - 25.
0357 On August - 25 battle at Straatsburg: Julianus beats Alamannen, Chonodomarius caught
0383 Flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25 on this day in history.
0882 On this day in history louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19
1212 On August - 25 children's cruisaders under Nicolas (10) reach Genoa
1227 Ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies on this day in history.
1248 The Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht on this day in history.
1270 On August - 25 louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56
1330 On August - 25 antiPope Nicolaas V overthrows himself
1346 On August - 25 louis of Nevers, Count of Flanders, dies in battle
1425 Countess Jacoba of Bavaria escapes from jail on this day in history.
1485 Battle at Bosworth Fields: Henry Tudor beats king Richard III on this day in history.
1499 Battle at Sapienza: Turkish fleet beats Venetians on August - 25.
1530 The birth of Ivan the Terrible, Crowned as first Tsar of Russia in 1547 on this day in history.
1530 Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84) on August - 25.
1537 On this day in history the Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed.
1540 On this day in history explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River
1554 Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, English great admiral, dies on August - 25.
1556 On this day in history david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54
1558 King Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots on August - 25.
1566 Iconoclastic fury begins in Dutch province Utrecht on this day in history.
1580 On August - 25 battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal
1580 Frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies on August - 25.
1609 On August - 25 galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers
1609 On August - 25 galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers
1628 On August - 25 assault on sultan of Mantarams of Batavia
1649 Richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36 on August - 25.
1664 Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent on August - 25.
1688 On this day in history henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica
1689 Montr‚al taken by Iroquois on this day in history.
1689 On August - 25 battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French
1698 On August - 25 czar Peter the Great returns to Moscow after trip through West-Europe
1704 Battle at Malaga: French vs English & Dutch fleet on this day in history.