Historical Events In April - 25
Sunday, 18 April 2021
0068 Saint Mark, the first Pope of Alexandria and the founder of Christianity in Africa on this day in history.
0974 On this day in history ratherius of Verona/Liege, bishop/abbot, dies at about 84
1185 On this day in history sea battle at Dan-no-ura: Minamoto Yoritomo beats Taira-family
1214 Louis IX, King of France (1226-70) on this day in history.
1228 Koenraad IV, Roman Catholic German king (1237-54) on April - 25.
1265 On this day in history roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester, English crusader
1284 Edward II, King of England (1307-27) on this day in history.
1295 On April - 25 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 April - 25 anti-pope Felix V resigns
1472 Leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies on this day in history.
1482 On April - 25 margaret of Anjou, Queen (Henry VI), dies
1507 On this day in history geographer Martin Waldseemuller 1st used name America
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 this day in history.
1567 On this day in history aurelio Signoretti, composer
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 On April - 25 oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58)
1604 On April - 25 count Maurits' army lands at Cadzand
1607 On this day in history battle at Gibraltar: Dutch fleet beats Spanish/Portuguese fleet
1607 Don Juan Alvarez, Spanish Admiral (Gibraltar), dies in battle on April - 25.
1608 Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general on this day in history.
1614 On April - 25 amsterdam Bank of Loan forms
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 Matthias Gallas, Austrian earl of Campo/duke of Lucerna, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1660 London Convention Parliament begins on this day in history.
1663 On April - 25 heinrich Pape, composer, dies at 53
1666 On April - 25 johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
1677 On April - 25 guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Chevaux the Marly)
1678 On this day in history french troops conquer Ypres
1684 Patent granted for the thimble on April - 25.