Historical Events In August - 25
Saturday, 19 October 2019
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 this day in history.
0357 On this day in history battle at Straatsburg: Julianus beats Alamannen, Chonodomarius caught
0383 On August - 25 flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25
0882 On August - 25 louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19
1212 Children's cruisaders under Nicolas (10) reach Genoa on this day in history.
1227 On this day in history ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies
1248 On this day in history the Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht.
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 On August - 25 countess Jacoba of Bavaria escapes from jail
1485 On August - 25 battle at Bosworth Fields: Henry Tudor beats king Richard III
1499 Battle at Sapienza: Turkish fleet beats Venetians on this day in history.
1530 On August - 25 the birth of Ivan the Terrible, Crowned as first Tsar of Russia in 1547
1530 Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84) on August - 25.
1537 On August - 25 the Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed.
1540 Explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River on August - 25.
1554 On this day in history thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, English great admiral, dies
1556 David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 on this day in history.
1558 King Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots on this day in history.
1566 On August - 25 iconoclastic fury begins in Dutch province Utrecht
1580 On August - 25 battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal
1580 On this day in history frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies
1609 Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers on August - 25.
1609 On August - 25 galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers
1628 Assault on sultan of Mantarams of Batavia on August - 25.
1649 Richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36 on this day in history.
1664 Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent on this day in history.
1688 On this day in history henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica
1689 Montr‚al taken by Iroquois on August - 25.
1689 On August - 25 battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French
1698 On this day in history czar Peter the Great returns to Moscow after trip through West-Europe
1704 Battle at Malaga: French vs English & Dutch fleet on August - 25.