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Historical Events In April - 25

Saturday, 02 July 2022

1684  Patent granted for thimble on April - 25.  

1690  Gottlieb Theophil Muffat, composer on April - 25.  

1690  David Teniers the Younger, Flemish painter (Pictorium), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1707  On April - 25 battle of Almansa-Franco-Spanish forces defeat Anglo-Portugese  

1707  On April - 25 battle of Almansa-Franco-Spanish forces defeat Anglo-Portuguese  

1710  James Ferguson, astronomer on this day in history.  

1719  Daniel Defoes publishes "Robinson Crusoe" on this day in history.  

1723  Giovanni Marco Rutini, composer on this day in history.  

1728  John Woodward, geologist/physician, dies on April - 25.  

1730  Fedele Fenaroli, composer on this day in history.  

1744  Anders Celsius, Swed astronomer (Centegrade Thermometer), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

1747  Prince Willem V appointed viceroy of Zealand on April - 25.  

1769  On this day in history mark Isambard Brunel, engineer/inventor  

1792  On April - 25 guillotine first used, executes highwayman Nicolas J Pelletier  

1792  On April - 25 guillotine used for the first time in France on a highwayman  

1792  Guillotine 1st used, executes highwayman Nicolas J Pelletier on April - 25.  

1792  John Keble, Anglican priest/founder (Oxford Movement) on this day in history.  

1792  Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, composer, dies at 54 on April - 25.  

1800  On this day in history william Cowper, English lawyer/poet (Olney Hymns), dies at 68  

1808  Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1818  Marek Konrad Sokolowski, composer on this day in history.  

1822  On this day in history frederick "William" Herschel, German/British astronomer, dies at 83  

1824  Gustave-Rodolphe-Clarence Boulanger, painter on this day in history.  

1825  On this day in history charles Ferdinand Dowd, US, standardized time zones  

1828  On this day in history john Goldberg, Dutch patriot/statesman, dies at 64  

1829  On April - 25 charles Fremantle arrives in the HMS Challenger off the coast of modern-day Western Australia prior to declaring the Swan River Colony for the United Kingdom.  

1837  On April - 25 william Charles Levey, composer  

1840  James Dearing, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865 on April - 25.  

1841  Pauline Lucca, soprano on April - 25.  

1842  On April - 25 antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il santo/Leila)  

1845  On April - 25 thomas Duncan, painter, dies  

1846  On this day in history thornton Affair: Open conflict begins over the disputed border of Texas, triggering the Mexican-American War.  

1848  On this day in history a Graham discovers asteroid #9 Metis  

1849  On April - 25 the Governor General of Canada, Lord Elgin, signs the Rebellion Losses Bill, outraging Montreal's English population and triggering the Montreal Riots.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0032  Marcus Salvius Otho, Roman Emperor (d. 69) was born on this day in history.  

1214  On this day in history birth of louis IX, King of France (1226-70)  

1228  On April - 25 birth of koenraad IV, Roman Catholic German king (1237-54)  

1228  Conrad IV of Germany (d. 1254) was born on this day in history.  

1284  On April - 25 birth of edward II, King of England (1307-27)  

1287  Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, de facto ruler of England (d. 1330) was born on April - 25.  

1502  On April - 25 birth of georg Major, German Protestant theologian (d. 1574)  

1567  On this day in history birth of aurelio Signoretti, composer  

Famous Deaths In April - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0068  Death of Saint Mark, the first Pope of Alexandria and the founder of Christianity in Africa on April - 25.  

0974  On this day in history ratherius of Verona/Liege, bishop/abbot, dies at about 84  

1265  On April - 25 death of roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester, English crusader  

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  

1472  Leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies on this day in history.  

1482  Margaret of Anjou, Queen (Henry VI), dies on this day in history.  

1516  On April - 25 death of john Yonge, English diplomat (b. 1467)  

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