Historical Events In April - 25
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
0068 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1214 On April - 25 louis IX, King of France (1226-70)
1228 Koenraad IV, Roman Catholic German king (1237-54) on April - 25.
1265 On April - 25 roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester, English crusader
1284 On April - 25 edward II, King of England (1307-27)
1295 On April - 25 sancho IV, the Brave, scholar/king of Castile/Leon, dies
1342 Benedict XII, [Jacques Fournier], Pope (1334-42), dies on April - 25.
1449 On April - 25 anti-pope Felix V resigns
1472 Leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies on this day in history.
1482 On this day in history margaret of Anjou, Queen (Henry VI), dies
1507 On April - 25 geographer Martin Waldseemuller 1st used name America
1541 -26) Liege flooded after heavy down pour on April - 25.
1566 Diane de Poitiers, lover of French King Henry II, dies on this day in history.
1567 Aurelio Signoretti, composer on this day in history.
1595 On this day in history torquato Tasso, Italian poet/playwright, dies at 51
1599 The birth of Oliver Cromwell, English civil war leader and Lord Protector on this day in history.
1599 Oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58) on April - 25.
1604 Count Maurits' army lands at Cadzand on this day in history.
1607 Battle at Gibraltar: Dutch fleet beats Spanish/Portuguese fleet on this day in history.
1607 On April - 25 don Juan Alvarez, Spanish Admiral (Gibraltar), dies in battle
1608 On April - 25 jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general
1614 On April - 25 amsterdam Bank of Loan forms
1614 Hieronymus van Beverningk, chief Dutch treasurer/maecenas on April - 25.
1626 Battle at the Dessauer bridge: Monarch Albrecht von Wallenstein beats Earl of Mansfeld on April - 25.
1635 Alessandro Tassoni, Ital political writer (Rape of Bucket), dies at 69 on April - 25.
1647 Matthias Gallas, Austrian earl of Campo/duke of Lucerna, dies at 62 on April - 25.
1660 On this day in history london Convention Parliament begins
1663 On this day in history heinrich Pape, composer, dies at 53
1666 On April - 25 johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
1677 On this day in history guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Chevaux the Marly)
1678 On this day in history french troops conquer Ypres
1684 On this day in history patent granted for the thimble