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 This day in History - October 25
408 Historic Events for October 25
1555

Emperor Karel puts son Philip II in charge of Netherlands/Naples/Milan

Event
1576

Thomas Weelkes, composer

Birth
1577

Pope Gregory XIII asks renewal of ecclesiastical hymns

Event
1596

Spanish fleet sails from Lisbon to Ireland

Event
1604

Claude de la Tremoille, French duke of Thouars/huguenot, dies

Death
1616

VOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia

Event
1621

Gov Bradford of US colony Plymouth disallows sport on Christmas Day

Event
1666

Brandenburg/Brunswick/Denmark/Neth form anti-French Quadruple Alliance

Event
1671

Giovanni Cassini discovers Iapetus, satellite of Saturn

Event
1676

Justus G Schottel [Schottelius], German linguistic/poet, dies at 64

Death
1692

Elisabeth Farnese, princess of Parma/queen of Spain

Birth
1709

Georg Gebel, composer

Birth
1709

John Wagenaar, Amsterdam merchant/historian, baptised

Birth
1716

Petronio Maria Pio Sgabazzi, composer

Birth
1721

Pierre Talon, composer

Birth
1735

James Beattie, Scotland, poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth)

Birth
1759

Baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07)

Birth
1760

George III ascends British throne

Event
1760

George II (August), king of Great-Britain (1727-60), dies at 76

Death
1764

John Adams marries Abigail Smith (marriage lasts 54 years)

Event
1767

Willem F R”ell, Dutch Internal minister

Birth
1772

Corneille Vander Planken, composer

Birth
1800

Thomas Babington Macaulay, England, poet/historian (Ivry, Naaseby)

Birth
1803

Maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poetess (Daisies)

Birth
1806

Max Stirner, [Johann C Schmidt], German philosopher (Der Einzige)

Birth