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 This day in History - February 25
440 Historic Events for February 25
1719

Giovanni Maria Casini, composer, dies at 66

Death
1723

Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/architect, dies at 90

Death
1725

Armand-Louis Couperin, Paris France, organist/composer (Notre Dame)

Birth
1725

Karl Wilhelm Ramler, German poet (Geistliche Kantaten)

Birth
1727

Armand-Louis Couperin, composer

Birth
1731

Simon Stijl, Frisian physician/writer

Birth
1732

Robert Hudson, composer

Birth
1735

Ernst William Wolf, composer

Birth
1746

Cumberlands troops occupy Aberdeen

Event
1751

1st performing monkey exhibited in America, NYC (admission 1›)

Event
1778

Jos‚ Francisco de San Mart¡n, liberated Argentina, Chile and Per£

Birth
1788

Mateo Ferrer, composer

Birth
1791

1st Bank of US chartered

Event
1793

1st cabinet meeting (At George Washington's home)

Event
1794

Gerrit Schimmelpenninck, Dutch earl of Nijenhuis/Peckedam

Birth
1799

1st federal forestry legislation authorizes purchase of timber land

Event
1799

Congress passes 1st federal quarantine legislation

Event
1803

1,800 sovereign German states unite into 60 states

Event
1804

Jefferson nominated for president at Democratic-Republican caucus

Event
1807

George Alfred Trenholm, Secy Treas (Confederacy), died in 1876

Birth
1808

James Bowen, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886

Birth
1809

George Washington Cullom, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1892

Birth
1811

Carl Schuberth, composer

Birth
1814

Taras Shevchenko, Ukrainian national poet/painter (3/9 NS) [OS]

Birth
1815

Robert Hall Chilton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1879

Birth