Historical Events In August - 25
Saturday, 23 March 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 On August - 25 ann Rutledge, said to be Lincoln's true love, dies in Ill at 22
1836 Bret Harte, US, author (Outcasts of Poker Flat) on this day in history.
1840 On this day in history k L Immermann, writer, dies at 44
1841 Theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, thyroid specialist (Nobel 1909) on August - 25.
1842 On August - 25 jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer, dies at 80
1843 On this day in history first Trans-Atlantic crossing by U.S. steam powered ship
1845 Ludwig II, mad king of Bavaria (1864-86) on August - 25.
1846 On this day in history louise J Gautier, French poetess
1846 On this day in history giuseppe Acerbi, Italian nature investigator/diplomat, dies at 73
1851 [Willem] Alexander KHF, prince of Orange/Netherlands on this day in history.
1860 On August - 25 george Fawcett, US actor (Intolerance)
1862 On August - 25 secretary of War authorizes Gen Rufus Saxton to arm 5,000 slaves
1864 Combination rail & ferry service available from SF to Alameda on August - 25.
1864 Petersburg Campaign-Battle of Ream's Station on August - 25.
1867 On August - 25 scientist Michael Faraday dies.
1868 On August - 25 nikolaos Levidis, Greek shooter
1868 Costache Negruzzi, Romanian author/poet, dies at about 60 on August - 25.
1875 On August - 25 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 On August - 25 joshua L Cowen, inventor (electric train)
1880 Robert E Stolz, Austrian composer/conductor (...smaller guard) on August - 25.
1886 1st intl polo meet (US vs England) on August - 25.
1887 Olav Fartein Valen, composer on August - 25.
1888 Henry Slocum wins US Lawn Tennis Assn singles title on this day in history.
1888 8th US Mens Tennis: Henry W Slocum Jr beats Howard A Taylor (64 61 60) on this day in history.
1890 On this day in history would be start of Eng/Aust Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout
1891 Alberto Savinio, [Andrea de Chirico], Italian writer/composer on August - 25.
1894 On this day in history -26] Balinese troops assault Dutch army, 97 killed
1896 On August - 25 dick Ryan, CT, actor (For Heaven's Sake, Born to be Bad)
1897 Jaroslav Ridky, composer on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history 700 Greeks and 15 Englishmen are slaughtered by the Turks in Heraklion, Greece.
1900 Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche dies in Weimar, Germany on August - 25.