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 This day in History - August 25
383 Historic Events for August 25
1688

Henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica

Death
1689

Montr‚al taken by Iroquois

Event
1689

Battle at Charleroi: Spanish and English armies chase French

Event
1698

Czar Peter the Great returns to Moscow after trip through West-Europe

Event
1704

Battle at M laga: French vs English and Dutch fleet

Event
1718

Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer

Birth
1718

Hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, found

Event
1724

George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)

Birth
1742

Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer, dies at 38

Death
1744

Johann G von Herder, German philosopher/theologist/poet

Birth
1758

Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russians: 1000s killed

Event
1758

Franz Teyber, composer

Birth
1768

Capt James Cook departs from Plymouth with Endeavour to Pacific Ocean

Event
1773

Franz Nikolaus Novotny, composer, dies at 29

Death
1774

Nicolo Jommelli, composer, dies at 59

Death
1775

Charlotte J T, infant of Portugal (Court in Rio de Janeiro)

Birth
1786

[Charles] Louis I, (Augustus), King of Bavaria (Lola Montez)

Birth
1788

Cornelis J van Assen, Dutch jurist (Language of the Constitution)

Birth
1789

Mary Ball Washington, mother of George, dies

Death
1791

Pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies

Death
1795

Cura‡ao slaves opponents returns to St Christopher

Event
1802

Toussaint L'Ouverture imprisoned in Fort de Joux, Jura, France

Event
1804

Alice Meynell becomes 1st woman jockey (England)

Event
1811

Joseph Dana Webster, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1812

Percival Drayton, Capt (Union Navy), died in 1865

Birth