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Historical Events In April - 25

Monday, 14 June 2021

1684  Patent granted for thimble on April - 25.  

1690  On April - 25 gottlieb Theophil Muffat, composer  

1690  On this day in history david Teniers the Younger, Flemish painter (Pictorium), dies at 79  

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

1707  Battle of Almansa-Franco-Spanish forces defeat Anglo-Portuguese on this day in history.  

1710  On this day in history james Ferguson, astronomer  

1719  Daniel Defoes publishes "Robinson Crusoe" on April - 25.  

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

1728  On April - 25 john Woodward, geologist/physician, dies  

1730  On April - 25 fedele Fenaroli, composer  

1744  Anders Celsius, Swed astronomer (Centegrade Thermometer), dies at 42 on April - 25.  

1747  On April - 25 prince Willem V appointed viceroy of Zealand  

1769  Mark Isambard Brunel, engineer/inventor on April - 25.  

1792  Guillotine first used, executes highwayman Nicolas J Pelletier on this day in history.  

1792  On this day in history guillotine used for the first time in France on a highwayman  

1792  On April - 25 guillotine 1st used, executes highwayman Nicolas J Pelletier  

1792  On April - 25 john Keble, Anglican priest/founder (Oxford Movement)  

1792  Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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

1808  On this day in history alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66  

1818  On this day in history marek Konrad Sokolowski, composer  

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

1824  On April - 25 gustave-Rodolphe-Clarence Boulanger, painter  

1825  Charles Ferdinand Dowd, US, standardized time zones on this day in history.  

1828  On April - 25 john Goldberg, Dutch patriot/statesman, dies at 64  

1829  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 on April - 25.  

1837  On this day in history william Charles Levey, composer  

1840  On this day in history james Dearing, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865  

1841  On April - 25 pauline Lucca, soprano  

1842  Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il santo/Leila) on this day in history.  

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 April - 25 a Graham discovers asteroid #9 Metis  

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

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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 April - 25.  

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

1228  On this day in history birth of koenraad IV, Roman Catholic German king (1237-54)  

1228  On April - 25 birth of conrad IV of Germany (d. 1254)  

1284  Edward II, King of England (1307-27) was born on this day in history.  

1287  On April - 25 birth of roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, de facto ruler of England (d. 1330)  

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

1567  On April - 25 birth of aurelio Signoretti, composer  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1265  Death of Roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester, English crusader on this day in history.  

1295  On this day in history sancho IV, the Brave, scholar/king of Castile/Leon, dies  

1342  Benedict XII, [Jacques Fournier], Pope (1334-42), dies on this day in history.  

1472  Leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies on April - 25.  

1482  Margaret of Anjou, Queen (Henry VI), dies on April - 25.  

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

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