On This Day

August 1825 in History

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 9 Elisha P. Ferry, American politician (Governor of Washington, 1872-80, 1889-93), born in Monroe County, Michigan Territory (d. 1895)
  • 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

Deaths in History

  • Aug 20 William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, Governor of Newfoundland, dies at 72