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 This day in History - January 25
393 Historic Events for January 25
749

Leo IV, the Khazar, Byzantine emperor (775-80)

Birth
844

Gregory IV begins and ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
1037

Su Tung-p'o, [J Sotoba], China, layman/poet/administrator [or Dec 19]

Birth
1138

Anacletus II, [Pietro Pierleone], Jewish anti-pope (1130-38), dies

Death
1139

Godfried I, with the Beard, duke of Brabant/earl of Leuven, dies

Death
1139

Godfried II the Young becomes duke of Brabant

Event
1327

King Edward III accedes to British throne

Event
1348

Earthquake destroys Villach, killing 5,000

Event
1477

Anna de Bretagne, wife of Maximilian of Austria and Louis XII

Birth
1494

Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies

Death
1494

Alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples

Event
1509

Giovanni Morone, Italian theologist/diplomat/cardinal/"heretic"

Birth
1533

England's King Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn (approximate date)

Event
1540

Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)

Birth
1547

Lieven Algoet, Flemish humanist, dies

Death
1554

Sir Thomas Wyatt gathers an army in Kent, rebels against Queen Mary

Event
1565

Battle at Talikota India: Moslems destroy Vijayanagar's army

Event
1579

Treaty of Utrecht signed, marks beginning of Dutch Republic

Event
1586

Lucas Cranach "the Young", German painter, dies at 70

Death
1615

Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (Isaac blesses Jacob)

Birth
1626

John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam, landscape painter

Birth
1627

Robert Boyle, Ireld, physicist/chemist/author (experiments with color)

Birth
1634

Gaspar Fagel, lawyer/pension advisor of Holland (1672-88)

Birth
1640

Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies

Death
1693

Anna Ivanova Romanova, daughter of Ivan V/empress of Russia (1730-40)

Birth