Historical Events In October - 25
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
1709 Georg Gebel, composer on this day in history.
1716 Petronio Maria Pio Sgabazzi, composer on this day in history.
1721 On October - 25 pierre Talon, composer
1735 On this day in history james Beattie, Scotland, poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth)
1747 On October - 25 british fleet under Admiral Sir Edward Hawke defeats the French at the second battle of Cape Finisterre.
1759 Baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07) on this day in history.
1760 On this day in history george III succeeds his late grandfather, George II, to become King of the British Empire.
1760 On this day in history george III ascends British throne
1760 On October - 25 george II (August), king of Great-Britain (1727-60), dies at 76
1764 On this day in history john Adams marries Abigail Smith (marriage lasts 54 years)
1772 On October - 25 corneille Vander Planken, composer
1800 On this day in history thomas Babington Macaulay, England, poet/historian (Ivry, Naaseby)
1803 On October - 25 maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poetess (Daisies)
1806 On this day in history max Stirner, [Johann C Schmidt], German philosopher (Der Einzige)
1812 On this day in history the U.S. frigate United States captures the British ship Macedonian during the War of 1812.
1812 US frigate United States captures British vessel Macedonian on October - 25.
1814 On October - 25 louis CPR van Orleans, French duke of Nemours
1815 Ernesto Camillo Sivori, composer on October - 25.
1818 Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [NS=Nov 6] on October - 25.
1819 On this day in history zachariah Cantey Deas, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1882
1825 The birth of Johann Strauss, Austrian composer of 'Blue Danube' on this day in history.
1825 On October - 25 erie Canal opens, linking Great Lakes & Atlantic Ocean
1825 Johann Baptist Strauss, (the younger), Austria, composer (Waltz King) on this day in history.
1828 On this day in history the St Katharine Docks opened in London.
1833 Abbas Mirza, Persian governor/heir to the throne, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1838 On October - 25 the birth of Georges Bizet, French composer
1838 Georges Alexandre-Cesar-Leopold Bizet, France, composer (Carmen) on October - 25.
1843 On this day in history gleb Uspensky, Russia, author (Power of the Soil)
1845 Carel H Verhuell, Dutch/French vice-admiral, dies at 81 on October - 25.
1854 On this day in history the Charge of the Light Brigade takes place during the Crimean War.
1854 The infamous 'Charge of the Light Brigade' takes place at Balaklava,during the Crimean War on this day in history.
1854 On this day in history charge of Light Brigade (Battle of Balaklava, Crimean War), 409 die
1855 Willem F earl van Bylandt, military, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1859 On this day in history merchant vessel Royal Charter runs aground at Liverpool, 459 die