Historical Events In August - 25
Friday, 17 January 2020
0079 On this day in history gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies
0325 On this day in history council of Nicaea ends with adoption of the Nicene Creed establishing the doctrine of the Holy Trinity
0357 On August - 25 battle at Straatsburg: Julianus beats Alamannen, Chonodomarius caught
0383 Flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25 on August - 25.
0882 On this day in history louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19
1212 On this day in history children's cruisaders under Nicolas (10) reach Genoa
1227 Ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies on this day in history.
1248 On August - 25 the Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht.
1270 Louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56 on August - 25.
1330 On August - 25 antiPope Nicolaas V overthrows himself
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 Battle at Bosworth Fields: Henry Tudor beats king Richard III on August - 25.
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 August - 25.
1530 On August - 25 ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)
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 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 this day in history 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1628 On August - 25 assault on sultan of Mantarams of Batavia
1649 On August - 25 richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36
1664 Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent on August - 25.
1688 On this day in history henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica
1689 On August - 25 montr‚al taken by Iroquois
1689 On this day in history 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 August - 25 battle at Malaga: French vs English & Dutch fleet