What Happened in August 1825

Historical Events

  • Aug 6 Bolivia gains independence from Peru (National Day)
  • Aug 14 Dutch King Willem I throws foreign students out
  • Aug 25 Uruguay declares independence from Brazil (National Day)
  • Aug 29 Portugal recognizes the Independence of Brazil

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 4 Arthur Haygarth, cricketer (Middlesex & Surrey bat, famous biographer), born in Hastings, Sussex, England (d. 1903)
  • Aug 9 Elisha Ferry, (Gov-R-Wash, 1872-80, 1889-93)
  • Aug 12 Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley, composer
  • Aug 21 Kate Fanny Loder, composer
  • Aug 25 Henry Warner Birge, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1888)
  • Aug 26 Jacobus J Backer, German sea historian

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 3 Ambrogio Minoja, composer, dies at 72
  • Aug 20 Richard Wainwright, composer and church organist, dies at 68
  • Aug 20 William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, Governor of Newfoundland (b. 1753)
  • Aug 23 Amos Bull, composer, dies at 81