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 This day in History - April 25
440 Historic Events for April 25
974

Ratherius of Verona/Liege, bishop/abbot, dies at about 84

Death
1185

Sea battle at Dan-no-ura: Minamoto Yoritomo beats Taira-family

Event
1214

Louis IX, King of France (1226-70)

Birth
1228

Koenraad IV, Roman Catholic German king (1237-54)

Birth
1284

Edward II, King of England (1307-27)

Birth
1295

Sancho IV, the Brave, scholar/king of Castile/Le¢n, dies

Death
1342

Benedict XII, [Jacques Fournier], Pope (1334-42), dies

Death
1449

Anti-pope Felix V resigns

Event
1472

Leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies

Death
1482

Margaret of Anjou, Queen (Henry VI), dies

Death
1507

Geographer Martin Waldseemuller 1st used name America

Event
1541

-26) Liege flooded after heavy down pour

Event
1566

Diane de Poitiers, lover of French King Henry II, dies

Death
1567

Aurelio Signoretti, composer

Birth
1595

Torquato Tasso, Italian poet/playwright, dies at 51

Death
1599

Oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58)

Birth
1604

Count Maurits' army lands at Cadzand

Event
1607

Don Juan Alvarez, Spanish Admiral (Gibraltar), dies in battle

Death
1607

Jacob van Heemskerck, Dutch Admiral (Nova Zambia), dies in battle

Death
1607

Battle at Gibraltar: Dutch fleet beats Spanish/Portuguese fleet

Event
1608

Jean BG duke of Orl‚ans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general

Birth
1614

Hieronymus van Beverningk, chief Dutch treasurer/maecenas

Birth
1614

Marc'Antonio Pasqualini, composer

Birth
1614

Amsterdam Bank of Loan forms

Event
1626

Battle at the Dessauer bridge: Monarch Albrecht von Wallenstein beats Earl of Mansfeld

Event