July 25

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August 14, 2022

July 25 is the 206th day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar (207th in a leap year). There are 159 days left until the end of the year.

Events

Czechia

1502 – The Royal Cities formed a militia to protect against the nobility. It showed the weakness of the royal government. 1508 – The Regional Assembly passed a decree, directed very hard against the Fraternal Unity, which was to be completely destroyed 1648 – During the Thirty Years' War, the Swedish army, on the orders of Queen Christina I of Sweden, invaded Prague and looted the Czech art collections of Rudolph II, from which they took away rare art objects (including, for example, the Devil's Bible). 1895 – In Teplice, the operation of an electric tram started.

World

0306 – Constantine I the Great proclaimed in Britain by the Roman Emperor. 1887 – The Bulgarian National Assembly elected Ferdinand Saxe-Coburg-Gotha as the new Bulgarian prince after the abdication of Alexander I. 1909 – Louis Blériot made the first flight across the English Channel in a heavier-than-air aircraft (from Calais to Dover in 37 minutes). 1934 – Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss was assassinated by the coup plotters during the failed National Socialist coup attempt in Austria. 1942 – The battle for the Caucasus began. 1956 - The Italian transatlantic liner SS Andrea Doria sinks off Nantucket Island on the US East Coast, killing 46 people. 1957 - King Muhammad VIII was deposed in Tunisia, a republic was declared and Habib Bourguiba became president for 30 years. 1968 – Pope Paul VI. published the encyclical Humanae vitae. 1984 – Soviet cosmonaut Svetlana Savická became the first woman in the world to go into free space during her mission aboard the Soyuz T-7. 1998 - The USS Harry S. Truman Nimitz-class heavy aircraft carrier just entered active service. 1999 - American professional cyclist Lance Armstrong wins the Tour de France stage race for the first time. 2000 – An Air France Concorde crashes in Paris, killing 113 (109 on board, 4 on the ground)

Birth

See also Category:July 25th birthdays — auto-alphabetical list.

Czechia

1575 – Kryštof Vetter, cartographer, author of the Bohemiae Rosa map († July 18, 1650) 1659 – Heřman Jakub Černín, Supreme Burgrave of the Kingdom of Bohemia († August 8, 1710) 1740 – Ignác Cornova, priest, historian of critical Enlightenment orientation, poet († July 25, 1822) 1797 – František Jan Mošner, doctor, professor of surgery († February 2, 1876) 1816 – Richard Dotzauer, businessman and politician (d. May 31, 1887) 1838 – Ferdinand Chotek, nobleman and member of the Imperial Council († July 17, 1913) 1847 – Vojta Slukov, actor (d. March 17, 1903) 1854 – Josef Soukup, author of the inventories of the monuments of Pelhřimovsko and Písecko († October 13, 1915) 1868 – Josef Jedlička, rector of CTU († January 2, 1938) 1880 – František Jemelka, priest, prelate and apostolic prothonotary († August 5, 1954) 1885 – Jan Hořejší, writer, translator and scouting pioneer († February 1957) 1892 – Jiří Havelka, lawyer and politician, Protectorate Minister of Transport († June 5, 1964) 1894 – Vladimír Kristin, painter († November 13, 1970) 1895 – Jaromír Krejcar, architect, furniture designer, artist († October 5, 1949) 1912 – Kamil Lhoták, painter (d. October 22, 1990) 1918 Jaroslav Paur, painter († December 21, 1987) František Geisler, officer and captain in the British Army († 18 September 1944) 1920 – Jaroslav Deršák, football striker and opera singer († February 12, 2013) 1923 – Jaroslav Putík, writer (died October 31, 2013) 1927 – Josef Adámek, carver and academic sculptor († May 18, 2000) 1928 – Jan Chloupek, bohemian († October 7, 2003) 1930 – Jaroslav Sůva, Minister of Fuels and Energy of the Czechoslovak SSR 1931 – Miroslav Košler,