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25 September

275 – Roman Empire – Caesar Marcus Claudius Tacitus Augustus became Roman Emperor. http://www.roman-empire.net/decline/tacitus.html

762 – Iraq – Alid Revolt began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alid_Revolt_(762%E2%80%9363)

1066 – England – Battle of Stamford Bridge. http://www.battlefieldstrust.com/resource-centre/viking/battleview.asp?BattleFieldId=41

1396 – Bugaria – Battle of Nicopolis (Otterman Wars in Europe). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nicopolis

1534 – Rome – Pope Clement VII died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Clement_VII

1555 – Germany – Peace of Augsburg signed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_of_Augsburg

1690 – America – Publick Occurrences Both Foreign and Domestick became first newspaper in the Americas. http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/amerbegin/power/text5/PublickOccurrences.pdf

1775 – America – Battle of Longue-Pointe (American Revolutionary War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Longue-Pointe

1789 – USA – Bill of Rights proposed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Bill_of_Rights#Ratification_process

1790 – China – Peking Opera started. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peking_opera

1868 – Denmark – Imperial Russian steam frigate Alexander Nevsky sank off Jutland. http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?7851


1890 – USA – Sequoia National Park established. https://youtu.be/42N0JKA6vvo http://parks.mapquest.com/national-parks/sequoia-national-park/history-of-sequoia-national-park/

1911 – France – Battleship Liberté destroyed by explosion whilst in Toulon. http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?121976

1915 – France – Second Battle fo Champagne began (WWI). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Champagne

1916 – UK – Zeppelin attack in Sheffield, Leeds etc (WWI). http://www.chrishobbs.com/sheffieldsfirstraid1916.htm http://www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk/news/the-night-a-zeppelin-bombed-harewood-1-2643158

1926 – Switzerland – 1926 Slavery Convention signed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1926_Slavery_Convention

1937 – China – Battle of Pingxingguan ended (Second Sino-Japanese War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pingxingguan


1944 – Netherlands/Germany – Operation Market Garden ended (WWII). https://youtu.be/G2obwt4n1G0 WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Market_Garden

1944 – China/India – USAAF plane missing, 3 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440925-1

1944 – USA – US Navy crashed near NAS Terminal Island, CA, 3 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440925-2

1946 – Hong Kong – RAF plane crashed near Kai Tak International Airport, 19 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19460925-0

1952 – Pakistan – Royal Pakistan Air Force plane crashed near Lahore, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19520925-0

1953 – Turkey – DHY plane crashed near Ankara, 5 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19530925-0

1955 – Jordan – Royal Jordanian Air Force Founded. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Jordanian_Air_Force

1956 – UK/Canada – TAT-1 submarine transatlantic telephone cable inaugurated. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TAT-1

1960 – Italy – Paralympic I Summer Games Closing Ceremony in Rome. http://www.paralympic.org/rome-1960

1964 – Mozambique – Mozambican War of Independence began (Portuguese Colonial War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozambican_War_of_Independence

1977 – USA – First Chicago Marathon run. http://www.chicagomarathon.com/press-center/race-history/


1978 – USA – Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 182 mid air collision with another plane near San Diego Airport, 144 killed. https://youtu.be/_7LKLjoQcIY WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing  http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19780925-0

1981 – Belize – Joined the United Nations. http://www.un.org/en/members/


1983 – Northern Ireland – Maze Prison Escape. https://youtu.be/EOyTtPM3Pf8 WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maze_Prison_escape


1992 – USA – Mars Observer launched. https://youtu.be/v9Nws4VmyhA http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1992-063A

2003 – Japan – Earthquake measuring 8.3Mw, epicentre near Tokachi-Hidaka. http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2003/11/research.html

2005 – Peru – Earthquake measuring 7.5Mw, epicentre in Yurimaguas, 5 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_northern_Peru_earthquake


2008 – China – Shenzhou 7 launched. https://youtu.be/JAiYchPyWbw http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenzhou_7

York

1237 – Treaty of York signed between Henry III and Alexander II of Scotland. http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/history/scotland_united/treaty_of_york/

1541 – Henry VIII left York for Hull, stopping overnight at Holme-on-Spalding Moor.

1916 – Zeppelin attack, 1 killed (WWI). http://www.pocklingtonhistory.com/history/20thcentury/pocklingtoninww1/zeppelin/index.php

1963 – Hostel for deaf girls opened.