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 This day in History - October 25
408 Historic Events for October 25
1811

variste Galois, French revolutionary/mathematician (Theory of G)

Birth
1812

US frigate United States captures British vessel Macedonian

Event
1814

Louis CPR van Orl‚ans, French duke of Nemours

Birth
1815

Ernesto Camillo Sivori, composer

Birth
1815

Philipp Fahrbach, composer

Birth
1818

Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [NS=Nov 6]

Birth
1819

Zachariah Cantey Deas, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1882

Birth
1825

Johann Baptist Strauss, (the younger), Austria, composer (Waltz King)

Birth
1825

Erie Canal opens, linking Great Lakes and Atlantic Ocean

Event
1833

Abbas Mirza, Persian governor/heir to the throne, dies at 44

Death
1838

Georges Alexandre-Cesar-Leopold Bizet, France, composer (Carmen)

Birth
1843

Gleb Uspensky, Russia, author (Power of the Soil)

Birth
1845

Carel H Verhuell, Dutch/French vice-admiral, dies at 81

Death
1854

Charge of Light Brigade (Battle of Balaklava, Crimean War), 409 die

Event
1854

Prince Menshikov of Krim occupies British base at Balaclava

Event
1855

Willem F earl van Bylandt, military, dies at 84

Death
1859

Stephanie H [Lapidoth-]Swarth, Dutch author (Lonely Flowers)

Birth
1859

Merchant vessel Royal Charter runs aground at Liverpool, 459 die

Event
1861

Battle of Wilson's Creek, MI (Springfield)

Event
1861

Telegraph message sent from St Louis to SF

Event
1861

Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer, dies at 82

Death
1864

Battle of Marais Des Cygnes River, Kansas (Mine Creek)

Event
1864

Skirmish at Mine Creek, KS and Turkeytown, AL

Event
1864

Alexander Tikhonovich Gretsjaninow, Russ/US composer (Snow White)

Birth
1866

Georg Alfred Schumann, composer

Birth