Historical Events In October - 25
Friday, 14 August 2020
1709 On October - 25 georg Gebel, composer
1716 Petronio Maria Pio Sgabazzi, composer on October - 25.
1721 Pierre Talon, composer on this day in history.
1735 James Beattie, Scotland, poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth) on this day in history.
1747 British fleet under Admiral Sir Edward Hawke defeats the French at the second battle of Cape Finisterre on this day in history.
1759 Baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07) on October - 25.
1760 On October - 25 george III succeeds his late grandfather, George II, to become King of the British Empire.
1760 George III ascends British throne on October - 25.
1760 George II (August), king of Great-Britain (1727-60), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1764 John Adams marries Abigail Smith (marriage lasts 54 years) on this day in history.
1772 On October - 25 corneille Vander Planken, composer
1800 On October - 25 thomas Babington Macaulay, England, poet/historian (Ivry, Naaseby)
1803 On October - 25 maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poetess (Daisies)
1806 Max Stirner, [Johann C Schmidt], German philosopher (Der Einzige) on October - 25.
1812 The U.S. frigate United States captures the British ship Macedonian during the War of 1812 on October - 25.
1812 US frigate United States captures British vessel Macedonian on this day in history.
1814 On this day in history louis CPR van Orleans, French duke of Nemours
1815 Ernesto Camillo Sivori, composer on this day in history.
1818 On October - 25 pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [NS=Nov 6]
1819 On October - 25 zachariah Cantey Deas, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1882
1825 On October - 25 the birth of Johann Strauss, Austrian composer of 'Blue Danube'
1825 Erie Canal opens, linking Great Lakes & Atlantic Ocean on this day in history.
1825 On October - 25 johann Baptist Strauss, (the younger), Austria, composer (Waltz King)
1828 On October - 25 the St Katharine Docks opened in London.
1833 On this day in history abbas Mirza, Persian governor/heir to the throne, dies at 44
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 October - 25 gleb Uspensky, Russia, author (Power of the Soil)
1845 On this day in history carel H Verhuell, Dutch/French vice-admiral, dies at 81
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 October - 25 charge of Light Brigade (Battle of Balaklava, Crimean War), 409 die
1855 On this day in history willem F earl van Bylandt, military, dies at 84
1859 On October - 25 merchant vessel Royal Charter runs aground at Liverpool, 459 die