Historical Events In August - 25
Saturday, 23 March 2019
2007 Greek Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis declares a national state of emergency after a series of devastating wildfires ravage western Peloponese and southern Euboea, killing 68 people on this day in history.
2012 330 people are killed as a result of conflict in the Syrian civil war on this day in history.
2013 On August - 25 41 people are killed in a wave of bomb attacks across Iraq
2014 On August - 25 66th Primetime Emmy Awards hosted by Seth Meyers broadcast on NBC
2017 President Donald Trump grants presidential pardon to Joe Arpaio, who had been convicted of contempt of court for racial profiling on this day in history.
2017 Category 4 Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Texas northeast of Corpus Christi with 130 m.p.h. winds on August - 25.
2017 Indian spiritual leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is convicted of raping two of his followers in Panchkula on this day in history.
2017 On August - 25 samsung heir Lee Jae-yong jailed for 5 years for corruption in South Korea
2017 On August - 25 ongoing - A military operation targeting Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar "seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing", according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
2017 Hurricane Harvey strikes the United States as a Category 4 hurricane, causing catastrophic damage to the Houston metropolitan area, mostly due to record-breaking floods. At least 90 deaths are recorded, and total damage reaches $198.6 billion (2017 USD), making Harvey the costliest natural disaster in United States history on this day in history.
2018 Afghan Islamic State leader Abu Saad Erhabi and 10 others killed in an air strike in province of Nangarhar, Afghanistan on this day in history.