Historical Events In August - 25
Saturday, 25 May 2019
1830 Belgium revolts against Netherlands on August - 25.
1835 On this day in history nY Sun publishes Moon hoax story about John Herschel
1835 Ann Rutledge, said to be Lincoln's true love, dies in Ill at 22 on August - 25.
1836 Bret Harte, US, author (Outcasts of Poker Flat) on August - 25.
1840 K L Immermann, writer, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1841 On August - 25 theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, thyroid specialist (Nobel 1909)
1842 On August - 25 jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer, dies at 80
1843 First Trans-Atlantic crossing by U.S. steam powered ship on August - 25.
1845 Ludwig II, mad king of Bavaria (1864-86) on this day in history.
1846 Louise J Gautier, French poetess on August - 25.
1846 Giuseppe Acerbi, Italian nature investigator/diplomat, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1851 On August - 25 [Willem] Alexander KHF, prince of Orange/Netherlands
1860 George Fawcett, US actor (Intolerance) on August - 25.
1862 On August - 25 secretary of War authorizes Gen Rufus Saxton to arm 5,000 slaves
1864 On this day in history combination rail & ferry service available from SF to Alameda
1864 On this day in history petersburg Campaign-Battle of Ream's Station
1867 Scientist Michael Faraday dies on August - 25.
1868 On August - 25 nikolaos Levidis, Greek shooter
1868 Costache Negruzzi, Romanian author/poet, dies at about 60 on August - 25.
1875 On this day in history matthew Webb becomes first to swim English Channel (21h 45m)
1875 Matthew Webb becomes 1st to swim English Channel (21h 45m) on August - 25.
1877 Joshua L Cowen, inventor (electric train) on this day in history.
1880 On this day in history robert E Stolz, Austrian composer/conductor (...smaller guard)
1886 1st intl polo meet (US vs England) on August - 25.
1887 On this day in history olav Fartein Valen, composer
1888 On August - 25 henry Slocum wins US Lawn Tennis Assn singles title
1888 8th US Mens Tennis: Henry W Slocum Jr beats Howard A Taylor (64 61 60) on August - 25.
1890 Would be start of Eng/Aust Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout on August - 25.
1891 On August - 25 alberto Savinio, [Andrea de Chirico], Italian writer/composer
1894 -26] Balinese troops assault Dutch army, 97 killed on this day in history.
1896 On this day in history dick Ryan, CT, actor (For Heaven's Sake, Born to be Bad)
1897 Jaroslav Ridky, composer on August - 25.
1898 700 Greeks and 15 Englishmen are slaughtered by the Turks in Heraklion, Greece on August - 25.
1900 Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche dies in Weimar, Germany on August - 25.