Historical Events In October - 25
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
1709 Georg Gebel, composer on October - 25.
1716 Petronio Maria Pio Sgabazzi, composer on October - 25.
1721 On October - 25 pierre Talon, composer
1735 James Beattie, Scotland, poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth) on October - 25.
1747 On this day in history 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 October - 25.
1760 On October - 25 george III succeeds his late grandfather, George II, to become King of the British Empire.
1760 On October - 25 george III ascends British throne
1760 On this day in history 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 Thomas Babington Macaulay, England, poet/historian (Ivry, Naaseby) on October - 25.
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 this day in history.
1812 US frigate United States captures British vessel Macedonian on this day in history.
1814 On October - 25 louis CPR van Orleans, French duke of Nemours
1815 On this day in history ernesto Camillo Sivori, composer
1818 On this day in history pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [NS=Nov 6]
1819 Zachariah Cantey Deas, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1882 on October - 25.
1825 The birth of Johann Strauss, Austrian composer of 'Blue Danube' on this day in history.
1825 Erie Canal opens, linking Great Lakes & Atlantic Ocean on October - 25.
1825 On this day in history johann Baptist Strauss, (the younger), Austria, composer (Waltz King)
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 October - 25.
1838 The birth of Georges Bizet, French composer on October - 25.
1838 On this day in history georges Alexandre-Cesar-Leopold Bizet, France, composer (Carmen)
1843 Gleb Uspensky, Russia, author (Power of the Soil) on October - 25.
1845 Carel H Verhuell, Dutch/French vice-admiral, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1854 On October - 25 the Charge of the Light Brigade takes place during the Crimean War.
1854 On this day in history the infamous 'Charge of the Light Brigade' takes place at Balaklava,during the Crimean War
1854 Charge of Light Brigade (Battle of Balaklava, Crimean War), 409 die on this day in history.
1855 Willem F earl van Bylandt, military, dies at 84 on October - 25.
1859 Merchant vessel Royal Charter runs aground at Liverpool, 459 die on October - 25.