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Historical Events In April - 25

Saturday, 06 March 2021

1684  On this day in history patent granted for thimble  

1690  On April - 25 gottlieb Theophil Muffat, composer  

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  On April - 25 fedele Fenaroli, composer  

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  Mark Isambard Brunel, engineer/inventor on this day in history.  

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

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

1792  On this day in history guillotine 1st used, executes highwayman Nicolas J Pelletier  

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

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

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

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 April - 25 charles Ferdinand Dowd, US, standardized time zones  

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 April - 25.  

1837  William Charles Levey, composer on April - 25.  

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 April - 25.  

1845  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1214  On April - 25 birth of louis IX, King of France (1226-70)  

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  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 this day in history.  

1502  On this day in history birth of georg Major, German Protestant theologian (d. 1574)  

1567  Aurelio Signoretti, composer was born on April - 25.  

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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 April - 25.  

0974  Ratherius of Verona/Liege, bishop/abbot, dies at about 84 on this day in history.  

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

1472  On April - 25 leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies  

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

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

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