August 25 in History – What happened on 25 August in Past

✅ Published on August 25th, 2021 in August in History

25 August - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on August 25, the day number in a year is 237 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 238. August 25 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

August 25 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1248Ommen in the Netherlands received city rights and fortificationrights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht, after the town waspillaged at least twice by a local robber baron.
1351Sultan Ferozeshah Tughlaq III was crowned.
1537The Honourable Artillery Company, currently the oldestsurviving regiment in the British Army, was formed by Royal Charter fromKing Henry VIII.
1580War of the Portuguese Succession-The army of the pretender tothe Portuguese throne, António, Prior of Crato, was routedin the Battle of Alcântara, ending his short-lived reign.
1768Britain's James Cook embarked on his first adventure cruise. In this journey, he explored Australia and prepared maps depicting waterways of the Pacific Ocean.
1768James Cook departed Plymouth after his first voyage of discovery.
1819Scottish inventor James Watt died.
1825The Thirty-Three Orientals, a revolutionary group led by JuanAntonio Lavalleja, declared Uruguayan independence from the Empire ofBrazil.
1903The Judiciary Act was passed in the Australian Parliament.
1916The National Park Service is created by congress with the 'National Park Service Organic Act' to converse areas classified as national parks and the National Register of Historic Places.
1916Russia defeated Germany in the Battle of Tottenberg.
1920Polish forces under Józef Pilsudski successfully forced the Russians to withdraw from Warsaw at the Battle of Warsaw, the decisivebattle of the Polish–Soviet War.
1921America signs peace treaty with Germany
1939The United Kingdom and Poland entered into a military alliancefor mutual assistance in case of military invasion by 'a EuropeanPower'.
1944Paris is free from the Nazi occupation that last for most than four years, by the French 2nd Armored Division and the U.S. 4th Infantry Division. Also, General Charles de Gaulle who had been the leader of the free French forces sets foot in Paris the next day.
1945Armed supporters of the Communist Party of China killed American military intelligence officer and Baptist missionary John Birchas he was leading a mission to reach Allied personnel in a Japanese prison camp.
1950Althea Gibson entered into the U.S. Tennis Championships,becoming the first African-American woman to be a competitor on theworld tennis tour.
1957India won the title of world champion by winning the final of the Polo World Championship in France.
1962Rajiv Kapoor, Raj Kapoor's youngest son, was born in Chembur
196316 opponents of Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin were hanged.
1967George Lincoln Rockwell, the leader of the American Nazi party has been shotdead by a sniper at a shopping center in Arlington, Virginia.
1967Founder of the American Nazi Party George Lincoln Rockwell wasassassinated by John Patler, a former member of his group.
1977Sir Edmund Hillary's Himalayan Expedition to Haldia harbor began.
1989The Voyager 2 spacecraft made its closest approach to Neptuneand provided definitive proof of the existence of the planet's rings.
1997Masuma was appointed the first woman Vice President of Ibtekar Iran.
2001American singer Aaliyah and various members of her recordcompany were killed when their overloaded airplane crashed shortly aftertakeoff from Marsh Harbour Airport in Marsh Harbour, The Bahamas.
2001Australian leg-spinner Shenwarn became the first spin bowler to take 400 Test wickets in the history of Test cricket in London.
2003Two bombs planted in taxis explode in Mumbai’s two most swarming areas, causing the dead of at least 44 people and injuring nearly 150.
2003The Seaspitzer Space Telescope launched in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
2005Hurricane Katrina makes landfall in Florida between Hallandale Beach and Aventura, Florida Mid Morning as a Category 1 hurricane sustained wind speeds of 125 mph, Storm Surge is about 5ft. The Hurricane leaves over 1 million without power and 12 dead.
2005The foreign minister of India, Natwar Singh, calls on Pakistan high commissioner Aziz Ahmed Khan to plead the case of Sarabjit Singh.
2006The first legal abortion in Colombia took place today. After months of legal wrangling, the courts thought that abortion could be legal in the country in situations where the mother’s health is in danger, the pregnancy is a result of rape, or the fetus is severely deformed.
2006Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko was sentenced to 9 years in federal prison for money laundering, wire fraud, and extortion.
2007Two blasts in Hyderabad, India send people into panic. A gas cylinder explosion at a food mart kills 27, injures 50. Another blast at a park kills at least 14.
2009South Korea successfully sent its first rocket into space. The rocket was carrying a satellite that did not go into the planned orbit. The South Korean government thus dubbed it as a 'partial-success.'
2010A solar system is found for the star HD 10180 including a potential planet 1.4 times the size of the Earth.
2011The Sri Lankan government withdrew the declared emergency in the country after 30 years of fighting with the LTTE.
2012Voyager 1 became the first manned vehicle to enter space outside the solar system.
2012Neil Armstrong, who stepped on the moon, died.

Famous Birthdays of August 25 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1964Joanne Whalley / Actress / United Kingdom
1944Andrew Longmore / Lawyer / Britain
1964Azmin Ali / Politician / Malaysia
1877Joshua Lionel Cowen / Business Man / United States of America
1956Henri Toivonen / Racing Car Driver / Finland
1952Geoff Downes / Writer / United Kingdom
1949Fariborz Lachini / Composer / Canada
1938Frederick Forsyth / Author / United Kingdom
1911Võ Nguyên Giáp / Politician / Vietnam
1989Hiram Mier / Footballer / Mexico
1978Robert Mohr / Rugby Player / Germany
1974Pablo Ozuna / Baseball Player / Dominican Republic
1972Marvin Harrison / Footballer / United States of America
1994Edmunds Augstkalns / Ice Hockey Player / Latvia
1741Karl Friedrich Bahrdt / Author / Germany
1944Anthony Heald / Actor / United States of America
1969Olga Konkova / Composer / Russia
1829Carlo Acton / Pianist / Italy
1802Nikolaus Lenau / Author / Romania
1930Crispin Tickell / Academic / United Kingdom
1925Thea Astley / Author / Australia
1968Yuri Mitsui / Actress / Japan
1975Petria Thomas / Swimmer / Australia
1758Franz Teyber / Organist / Austria
1966Derek Sherinian / Writer / United States of America
1965Sanjeev Sharma / Cricketer / India
1933Patrick F. McManus / Author / United States of America
1970Debbie Graham / Tennis Player / United States of America
1928Darrell Johnson / Baseball Player / United States of America
1968Rachael Ray / Author / United States of America

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