Historical Events In October - 25
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
1709 On this day in history georg Gebel, composer
1716 On October - 25 petronio Maria Pio Sgabazzi, composer
1721 On this day in history pierre Talon, composer
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 On this day in history baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07)
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 October - 25 george II (August), king of Great-Britain (1727-60), dies at 76
1764 On October - 25 john Adams marries Abigail Smith (marriage lasts 54 years)
1772 On this day in history corneille Vander Planken, composer
1800 On October - 25 thomas Babington Macaulay, England, poet/historian (Ivry, Naaseby)
1803 Maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poetess (Daisies) on this day in history.
1806 On this day in history max Stirner, [Johann C Schmidt], German philosopher (Der Einzige)
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 this day in history louis CPR van Orleans, French duke of Nemours
1815 On this day in history ernesto Camillo Sivori, composer
1818 Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [NS=Nov 6] on October - 25.
1819 Zachariah Cantey Deas, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1882 on October - 25.
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 Johann Baptist Strauss, (the younger), Austria, composer (Waltz King) on this day in history.
1828 The St Katharine Docks opened in London on this day in history.
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 On this day in history georges Alexandre-Cesar-Leopold Bizet, France, composer (Carmen)
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 this day in history.
1854 The Charge of the Light Brigade takes place during the Crimean War on October - 25.
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 October - 25.
1855 Willem F earl van Bylandt, military, dies at 84 on October - 25.
1859 On October - 25 merchant vessel Royal Charter runs aground at Liverpool, 459 die