Historical Events In August - 25
Sunday, 29 March 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 this day in history.
0357 On this day in history battle at Straatsburg: Julianus beats Alamannen, Chonodomarius caught
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 August - 25.
1227 On this day in history ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies
1248 The Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht on August - 25.
1270 On August - 25 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 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 On August - 25 the birth of Ivan the Terrible, Crowned as first Tsar of Russia in 1547
1530 On August - 25 ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)
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 this day in history.
1554 Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, English great admiral, dies on August - 25.
1556 On August - 25 david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54
1558 On August - 25 king Francis II of France marries Mary, Queen of Scots.
1566 Iconoclastic fury begins in Dutch province Utrecht on August - 25.
1580 On August - 25 battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal
1580 On August - 25 frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies
1609 On this day in history galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers
1609 Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers on this day in history.
1628 On this day in history assault on sultan of Mantarams of Batavia
1649 Richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36 on this day in history.
1664 On August - 25 johan van de Bergh, Leids regent
1688 On August - 25 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 On this day in history battle at Malaga: French vs English & Dutch fleet