Historical Events In April - 25
Friday, 07 May 2021
0068 On this day in history saint Mark, the first Pope of Alexandria and the founder of Christianity in Africa
0974 Ratherius of Verona/Liege, bishop/abbot, dies at about 84 on this day in history.
1185 Sea battle at Dan-no-ura: Minamoto Yoritomo beats Taira-family on April - 25.
1214 On April - 25 louis IX, King of France (1226-70)
1228 On this day in history koenraad IV, Roman Catholic German king (1237-54)
1265 On April - 25 roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester, English crusader
1284 On this day in history edward II, King of England (1307-27)
1295 On this day in history sancho IV, the Brave, scholar/king of Castile/Leon, dies
1342 On this day in history benedict XII, [Jacques Fournier], Pope (1334-42), dies
1449 On April - 25 anti-pope Felix V resigns
1472 On April - 25 leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies
1482 Margaret of Anjou, Queen (Henry VI), dies on April - 25.
1507 On this day in history geographer Martin Waldseemuller 1st used name America
1541 -26) Liege flooded after heavy down pour on this day in history.
1566 On April - 25 diane de Poitiers, lover of French King Henry II, dies
1567 Aurelio Signoretti, composer on this day in history.
1595 Torquato Tasso, Italian poet/playwright, dies at 51 on April - 25.
1599 The birth of Oliver Cromwell, English civil war leader and Lord Protector on this day in history.
1599 Oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58) on this day in history.
1604 On this day in history count Maurits' army lands at Cadzand
1607 On April - 25 battle at Gibraltar: Dutch fleet beats Spanish/Portuguese fleet
1607 On April - 25 don Juan Alvarez, Spanish Admiral (Gibraltar), dies in battle
1608 On April - 25 jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general
1614 Amsterdam Bank of Loan forms on this day in history.
1614 On this day in history hieronymus van Beverningk, chief Dutch treasurer/maecenas
1626 Battle at the Dessauer bridge: Monarch Albrecht von Wallenstein beats Earl of Mansfeld on April - 25.
1635 On April - 25 alessandro Tassoni, Ital political writer (Rape of Bucket), dies at 69
1647 Matthias Gallas, Austrian earl of Campo/duke of Lucerna, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1660 London Convention Parliament begins on April - 25.
1663 Heinrich Pape, composer, dies at 53 on April - 25.
1666 On this day in history johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
1677 Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Chevaux the Marly) on this day in history.
1678 French troops conquer Ypres on April - 25.
1684 Patent granted for the thimble on this day in history.