Historical Events In April - 25
Friday, 21 February 2020
0068 On April - 25 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
1185 Sea battle at Dan-no-ura: Minamoto Yoritomo beats Taira-family on April - 25.
1214 On April - 25 louis IX, King of France (1226-70)
1228 Koenraad IV, Roman Catholic German king (1237-54) on this day in history.
1265 Roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester, English crusader on this day in history.
1284 Edward II, King of England (1307-27) on this day in history.
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
1449 On this day in history anti-pope Felix V resigns
1472 On April - 25 leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies
1482 Margaret of Anjou, Queen (Henry VI), dies on April - 25.
1507 Geographer Martin Waldseemuller 1st used name America on April - 25.
1541 -26) Liege flooded after heavy down pour on this day in history.
1566 Diane de Poitiers, lover of French King Henry II, dies on April - 25.
1567 Aurelio Signoretti, composer on April - 25.
1595 On April - 25 torquato Tasso, Italian poet/playwright, dies at 51
1599 The birth of Oliver Cromwell, English civil war leader and Lord Protector on April - 25.
1599 On this day in history oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58)
1604 On this day in history count Maurits' army lands at Cadzand
1607 Battle at Gibraltar: Dutch fleet beats Spanish/Portuguese fleet on April - 25.
1607 Don Juan Alvarez, Spanish Admiral (Gibraltar), dies in battle on this day in history.
1608 On April - 25 jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general
1614 Amsterdam Bank of Loan forms on April - 25.
1614 Hieronymus van Beverningk, chief Dutch treasurer/maecenas on this day in history.
1626 Battle at the Dessauer bridge: Monarch Albrecht von Wallenstein beats Earl of Mansfeld on this day in history.
1635 Alessandro Tassoni, Ital political writer (Rape of Bucket), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1647 On April - 25 matthias Gallas, Austrian earl of Campo/duke of Lucerna, dies at 62
1660 On this day in history london Convention Parliament begins
1663 On April - 25 heinrich Pape, composer, dies at 53
1666 On this day in history johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
1677 Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Chevaux the Marly) on April - 25.
1678 French troops conquer Ypres on this day in history.
1684 Patent granted for the thimble on this day in history.