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Historical Events In April - 25

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1684  On this day in history patent granted for thimble  

1690  On this day in history gottlieb Theophil Muffat, composer  

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

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 this day in history.  

1719  On April - 25 daniel Defoes publishes "Robinson Crusoe"  

1723  On April - 25 giovanni Marco Rutini, composer  

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

1730  Fedele Fenaroli, composer on April - 25.  

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

1747  On this day in history prince Willem V appointed viceroy of Zealand  

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

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

1792  On April - 25 johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, composer, dies at 54  

1800  William Cowper, English lawyer/poet (Olney Hymns), dies at 68 on April - 25.  

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

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

1828  John Goldberg, Dutch patriot/statesman, dies at 64 on April - 25.  

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  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  Pauline Lucca, soprano on April - 25.  

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

1845  Thomas Duncan, painter, dies on April - 25.  

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

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 April - 25.  

1214  Louis IX, King of France (1226-70) was born on April - 25.  

1228  Koenraad IV, Roman Catholic German king (1237-54) was born on April - 25.  

1228  On this day in history birth of conrad IV of Germany (d. 1254)  

1284  Edward II, King of England (1307-27) was born on April - 25.  

1287  Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, de facto ruler of England (d. 1330) was born on this day in history.  

1502  Georg Major, German Protestant theologian (d. 1574) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of saint Mark, the first Pope of Alexandria and the founder of Christianity in Africa  

0974  On April - 25 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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