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Historical Events In April - 25

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1684  On this day in history patent granted for thimble  

1690  Gottlieb Theophil Muffat, composer on this day in history.  

1690  David Teniers the Younger, Flemish painter (Pictorium), dies at 79 on April - 25.  

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

1707  Battle of Almansa-Franco-Spanish forces defeat Anglo-Portuguese on April - 25.  

1710  James Ferguson, astronomer on April - 25.  

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

1723  On this day in history giovanni Marco Rutini, composer  

1728  On this day in history john Woodward, geologist/physician, dies  

1730  Fedele Fenaroli, composer on this day in history.  

1744  On this day in history anders Celsius, Swed astronomer (Centegrade Thermometer), dies at 42  

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

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

1792  On this day in history guillotine first used, executes highwayman Nicolas J Pelletier  

1792  Guillotine used for the first time in France on a highwayman on April - 25.  

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

1792  John Keble, Anglican priest/founder (Oxford Movement) on April - 25.  

1792  On this day in history johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, composer, dies at 54  

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

1808  On April - 25 alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66  

1818  On this day in history marek Konrad Sokolowski, composer  

1822  Frederick "William" Herschel, German/British astronomer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

1825  Charles Ferdinand Dowd, US, standardized time zones on April - 25.  

1828  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1837  William Charles Levey, composer on this day in history.  

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

1841  On this day in history pauline Lucca, soprano  

1842  Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il santo/Leila) on April - 25.  

1845  Thomas Duncan, painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

1848  A Graham discovers asteroid #9 Metis on this day in history.  

1849  The Governor General of Canada, Lord Elgin, signs the Rebellion Losses Bill, outraging Montreal's English population and triggering the Montreal Riots on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0032  On this day in history birth of marcus Salvius Otho, Roman Emperor (d. 69)  

1214  Louis IX, King of France (1226-70) was born on this day in history.  

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

1228  Conrad IV of Germany (d. 1254) was born on April - 25.  

1284  On this day in history 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  

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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  Ratherius of Verona/Liege, bishop/abbot, dies at about 84 on this day in history.  

1265  Death of Roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester, English crusader on April - 25.  

1295  On April - 25 sancho IV, the Brave, scholar/king of Castile/Leon, dies  

1342  On April - 25 benedict XII, [Jacques Fournier], Pope (1334-42), dies  

1472  On this day in history leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies  

1482  On this day in history margaret of Anjou, Queen (Henry VI), dies  

1516  Death of John Yonge, English diplomat (b. 1467) on April - 25.  

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