On This Day in History for August 25

Events in History

  • 325 First Council of Nicaea ends with adoption of the Nicene Creed establishing the doctrine of the Holy Trinity
  • 357 Battle at Straatsburg: Julianus beats Alamannen, Chonodomarius caught
  • 450 Roman Senate elects Marcian Eastern Roman Emperor, succeeding Theodosius II who died without issue
  • 1212 Children's crusade under Nicolas (10) reaches Genoa
  • 1248 The Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht.
  • 1330 Antipope Nicholas V, having obtained assurance of pardon, presents a confession of his sins to Pope John XXII, at Avignon, who absolved him
  • 1425 Countess Jacoba of Bavaria escapes from jail
  • 1499 Battle at Sapienza: Turkish fleet beats Venetians
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Weddings in History

  • 1749 British admiral Samuel Hood (24) weds Susannah Linzee in Portsmouth, England
  • 1885 "Little House On The Prairie" author Laura Ingalls (18) weds Almonzo James Wilder (28)
  • 1925 Suffragette Kate Sheppard (78) weds printer and author William Sidney Lovell-Smith (72) in Christchurch, New Zealand

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