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 This day in History - February 25
440 Historic Events for February 25
1819

Filinto El¡sio, [do Nascimento], Portuguese poet, dies at 84

Death
1826

Piotr A von der Pahlen, military governor of St Petersburg, dies at 60

Death
1828

John Quincy Adam's son John marries in White House

Event
1830

Victor Hugo's "Hernani" premieres in Paris

Event
1832

Theodorus J I Arnold, bibliographer (Bibliotheca Belgian)

Birth
1833

Clement Anselm Evans, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1911

Birth
1833

Julie Verstraete-Lacquet, Flemish actress

Birth
1836

Samuel Colt patents 1st revolving barrel multishot firearm

Event
1837

1st US electric printing press patented by Thomas Davenport

Event
1838

London pedestrian walks 20 miles backward then forward in 8 hours

Event
1839

Seminoles and black allies shipped from Tampa Bay Florida, to West

Event
1840

Otto Liebmann, German philosopher (Climax of Theories)

Birth
1840

Alexis Hollander, composer

Birth
1841

Pierre Auguste Renoir, Limoges France, Impressionist painter/sculptor

Birth
1842

Karl May, German writer (Old Shatterhand/Winnetou)

Birth
1847

State University of Iowa is approved

Event
1847

John Watson, Canada, philosopher (Objective Idealism)

Birth
1851

Ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer, dies at 53

Death
1852

Thomas Moore, writer (Utopia), dies

Death
1855

George Bonnor, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888)

Birth
1856

Charles Lang Freer, art collector; endowed Freer Gallery [or 1876]

Birth
1859

1st use of "insanity plea" to prove innocence

Event
1860

William James Ashley, English economic-historian

Birth
1860

Menso Kamerlingh Onnes, painter/water colors painter

Birth
1862

Congress forms US Bureau of Engraving and Printing

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