Historical Events In August - 25
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
0079 Gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies on this day in history.
0325 Council of Nicaea ends with adoption of the Nicene Creed establishing the doctrine of the Holy Trinity on August - 25.
0357 Battle at Straatsburg: Julianus beats Alamannen, Chonodomarius caught on this day in history.
0383 Flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25 on August - 25.
0882 Louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19 on August - 25.
1212 Children's cruisaders under Nicolas (10) reach Genoa on this day in history.
1227 Ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies on August - 25.
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 this day in history louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56
1330 AntiPope Nicolaas V overthrows himself on this day in history.
1346 Louis of Nevers, Count of Flanders, dies in battle on August - 25.
1425 On August - 25 countess Jacoba of Bavaria escapes from jail
1485 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1537 The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed on this day in history.
1540 Explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River on this day in history.
1554 On this day in history thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, English great admiral, dies
1556 On August - 25 david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54
1558 On this day in history king Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots.
1566 On August - 25 iconoclastic fury begins in Dutch province Utrecht
1580 On this day in history battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal
1580 Frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.
1609 On this day in history galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers
1609 Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers on August - 25.
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 Henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica on this day in history.
1689 On August - 25 montr‚al taken by Iroquois
1689 On this day in history battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French
1698 Czar Peter the Great returns to Moscow after trip through West-Europe on this day in history.
1704 Battle at Malaga: French vs English & Dutch fleet on August - 25.