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 This day in History - August 25
383 Historic Events for August 25
79

Gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies

Death
325

Council of Nicaea ends with adoption of the Nicene Creed establishing the doctrine of the Holy Trinity

Event
357

Battle at Straatsburg: Julianus beats Alamannen, Chonodomarius caught

Event
383

Flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25

Death
882

Louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19

Death
1076

Philippe Comtois, Montreal Quebec, 3m springboard diver (Olympics-96)

Birth
1212

Children's cruisaders under Nicolas (10) reach Genoa

Event
1227

Ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies

Death
1270

Louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56

Death
1330

AntiPope Nicolaas V overthrows himself

Event
1346

Louis of Nevers, Count of Flanders, dies in battle

Death
1425

Countess Jacoba of Bavaria escapes from jail

Event
1485

Battle at Bosworth Fields: Henry Tudor beats king Richard III

Event
1499

Battle at Sapienza: Turkish fleet beats Venetians

Event
1530

Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)

Birth
1540

Explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River

Event
1554

Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, English great admiral, dies

Death
1556

David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54

Death
1566

Iconoclastic fury begins in Dutch province Utrecht

Event
1580

Battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal

Event
1580

Frederick Schenk van Toutenburg, last archbishop of Utrecht, dies

Death
1609

Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers

Event
1628

Assault on sultan of Mantarams of Batavia

Event
1649

Richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36

Death
1664

Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent

Birth