On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1776

Famous Deaths

Person of interestDavid Hume

David Hume, Scottish philosopher and historian (A Treatise of Human Nature), dies of abdominal cancer at 65

Philosopher David Hume
David Hume

1776 Highlights

About August 25, 1776

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo