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What Happened on August 25th This Day in History

Year Name
2017 Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Texas as a powerful Category 4 hurricane, the strongest hurricane to make landfall in the United States since 2004. Over the next few days, the storm causes catastrophic flooding throughout much of eastern Texas, killing 106 people and causing $125 billion in damage.
2017 Conflict in Rakhine State (2016–present): One hundred seventy people are killed in at least 26 separate attacks carried out by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, leading to the governments of Myanmar and Malaysia designating the group as a terrorist organisation.[18][19]
2012 Voyager 1 spacecraft enters interstellar space becoming the first man-made object to do so.
2011 Fifty-two people are killed during an arson attack caused by members of the drug cartel Los Zetas.
2006 Former Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Lazarenko is sentenced to nine years imprisonment for money laundering, wire fraud, and extortion.
2005 Hurricane Katrina makes landfall in Florida.
2003 NASA successfully launches the Spitzer Space Telescope into space.
2001 American singer Aaliyah and several members of her record company are killed as their overloaded aircraft crashes shortly after takeoff from Marsh Harbour Airport, Bahamas.
1997 Egon Krenz, the former East German leader, is convicted of a shoot-to-kill policy at the Berlin Wall.
1991 Belarus gains its independence from the Soviet Union.
1991 The Battle of Vukovar begins. An 87-day siege of Vukovar by the Yugoslav People's Army (JNA), supported by various Serb paramilitary forces, between August and November 1991 (during the Croatian War of Independence).
1991 Linus Torvalds announces the first version of what will become Linux.
1989 Voyager 2 spacecraft makes its closest approach to Neptune, the last planet in the Solar System at the time, due to Pluto being within Neptune's orbit from 1979 to 1999.
1989 Pakistan International Airlines Flight 404, carrying 54 people, disappears over the Himalayas after take off from Gilgit Airport in Pakistan. The aircraft was never found.
1985 Bar Harbor Airlines Flight 1808 crashes near Auburn, Maine, killing all eight people on board including peace activist and child actress Samantha Smith.
1981 Voyager 2 spacecraft makes its closest approach to Saturn.
1980 Zimbabwe joins the United Nations.
1967 George Lincoln Rockwell, founder of the American Nazi Party, is assassinated by a former member of his group.
1961 President Jânio Quadros of Brazil resigns after just seven months in power, initiating a political crisis that culminates in a military coup in 1964.
1960 The Games of the XVII Olympiad commence in Rome, Italy.
1958 The world’s first publicly marketed instant noodles, Chikin Ramen, are introduced by Taiwanese-Japanese businessman Momofuku Ando.
1950 To avert a threatened strike during the Korean War, President Truman orders Secretary of the Army Frank Pace to seize control of the nation's railroads.
1948 The House Un-American Activities Committee holds first-ever televised congressional hearing: "Confrontation Day" between Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss.
1945 Ten days after World War II ends with Japan announcing its surrender, armed supporters of the Chinese Communist Party kill U.S. intelligence officer John Birch, regarded by some of the American right as the first victim of the Cold War.
1945 The August Revolution ends as Emperor Bảo Đại abdicates, ending the Nguyễn dynasty.
1944 World War II: Paris is liberated by the Allies.
1942 World War II: Second day of the Battle of the Eastern Solomons; a Japanese naval transport convoy headed towards Guadalcanal is turned back by an Allied air attack.
1942 World War II: Battle of Milne Bay: Japanese marines assault Allied airfields at Milne Bay, New Guinea, initiating the Battle of Milne Bay.
1941 World War II: Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran: The United Kingdom and the Soviet Union jointly stage an invasion of the Imperial State of Iran.
1940 World War II: The first Bombing of Berlin by the British Royal Air Force.
1939 The United Kingdom and Poland form a military alliance in which the UK promises to defend Poland in case of invasion by a foreign power.
1933 The Diexi earthquake strikes Mao County, Sichuan, China and kills 9,000 people.
1920 Polish–Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw, which began on August 13, ends with the Red Army's defeat.
1916 The United States National Park Service is created.
1914 World War I: Japan declares war on Austria-Hungary.
1914 World War I: The library of the Catholic University of Leuven is deliberately destroyed by the German Army. Hundreds of thousands of irreplaceable volumes and Gothic and Renaissance manuscripts are lost.
1912 The Kuomintang is founded for the first time in Peking.
1904 Russo-Japanese War: The Battle of Liaoyang begins.
1898 Seven hundred Greek civilians, 17 British guards and the British Consul of Crete are killed by a Turkish mob in Heraklion, Greece.
1894 Kitasato Shibasaburō discovers the infectious agent of the bubonic plague and publishes his findings in The Lancet.
1883 France and Viet Nam sign the Treaty of Huế, recognizing a French protectorate over Annam and Tonkin.
1875 Captain Matthew Webb becomes the first person to swim across the English Channel, traveling from Dover, England, to Calais, France, in 21 hours and 45 minutes.
1835 The first Great Moon Hoax article is published in The New York Sun, announcing the discovery of life and civilization on the Moon.
1830 The Belgian Revolution begins.
1825 The Thirty-Three Orientals declare the independence of Uruguay from Brazil.
1823 American fur trapper Hugh Glass is mauled by a grizzly bear while on an expedition in South Dakota.
1814 War of 1812: On the second day of the Burning of Washington, British troops torch the Library of Congress, United States Treasury, Department of War, and other public buildings.
1758 Seven Years' War: Frederick II of Prussia defeats the Russian army at the Battle of Zorndorf.
1630 Portuguese forces are defeated by the Kingdom of Kandy at the Battle of Randeniwela in Sri Lanka.
1609 Galileo Galilei demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers.
1580 War of the Portuguese Succession: Spanish victory at the Battle of Alcântara brings about the Iberian Union.
1543 António Mota and a few companions become the first Europeans to visit Japan.
1537 The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed.
1270 Philip III, although suffering from dysentery, becomes King of France following the death of his father Louis IX, during the Eighth Crusade. His uncle, Charles I of Naples, is forced to begin peace negotiations with Muhammad I al-Mustansir, Hafsid Sultan of Tunis.
1258 Regent George Mouzalon and his brothers are killed during a coup headed by the aristocratic faction under Michael VIII Palaiologos, paving the way for its leader to ultimately usurp the throne of the Empire of Nicaea.
1248 The Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht.
766 Emperor Constantine V humiliates nineteen high-ranking officials, after discovering a plot against him. He executes the leaders, Constantine Podopagouros and his brother Strategios.
19 The Roman general Germanicus dies near Antioch. He was convinced that the mysterious illness that ended in his death was a result of poisoning by the Syrian governor Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso, whom he had ordered to leave the province.
Famous People Born on August 25

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Year Name
1981 Camille Pin, French tennis player
1987 Amy Macdonald, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist
1934 Eddie Ilarde, Filipino journalist and politician (d. 2020)
1938 David Canary, American actor (d. 2015)
1977 Andy McDonald, Canadian ice hockey player
1969 Cameron Mathison, Canadian actor and television personality
1812 Nikolay Zinin, Russian organic chemist (d. 1880)
1959 Lane Smith, American author and illustrator
1956 Takeshi Okada, Japanese footballer, coach, and manager
1786 Ludwig I of Bavaria, King of Bavaria (d. 1868)
Famous People Deaths On August 25

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Date Name
1368 Andrea Orcagna, Italian painter, sculptor, and architect
1270 Louis IX of France (b. 1214)
1998 Lewis F. Powell, Jr., American lawyer and Supreme Court justice (b. 1907)
1554 Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, English soldier and politician, Lord High Treasurer (b. 1473)
1968 Stan McCabe, Australian cricketer and coach (b. 1910)
1794 Florimond Claude, Comte de Mercy-Argenteau, Belgian-Austrian diplomat (b. 1727)
1981 Nassos Kedrakas, Greek actor and cinematographer (b. 1915)
2022 Mable John, American blues vocalist (b. 1930)
1904 Henri Fantin-Latour, French painter and lithographer (b. 1836)
1886 Zinovios Valvis, Greek lawyer and politician, 35th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1791)