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
Philosopher
David Hume

1776 Highlights

About August 25, 1776

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 243 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo