Historical Events In August - 25
Monday, 11 December 2023
0079 On August - 25 gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies
0325 Council of Nicaea ends with adoption of the Nicene Creed establishing the doctrine of the Holy Trinity on August - 25.
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 this day in history louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19
1212 Children's cruisaders under Nicolas (10) reach Genoa on August - 25.
1227 On August - 25 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 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 August - 25.
1346 Louis of Nevers, Count of Flanders, dies in battle on this day in history.
1425 On this day in history 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 Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84) on August - 25.
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 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 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 August - 25.
1566 Iconoclastic fury begins in Dutch province Utrecht on August - 25.
1580 Battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal on August - 25.
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 August - 25 assault on sultan of Mantarams of Batavia
1649 Richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36 on this day in history.
1664 Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent on August - 25.
1688 Henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica on August - 25.
1689 On this day in history montr‚al taken by Iroquois
1689 Battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French on August - 25.
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.