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 This day in History - April 25
440 Historic Events for April 25
1635

Alessandro Tassoni, Ital political writer (Rape of Bucket), dies at 69

Death
1647

Matthias Gallas, Austrian earl of Campo/duke of Lucerna, dies at 62

Death
1660

Parliament meets and votes to restore Charles II

Event
1660

London Convention Parliament begins

Event
1663

Heinrich Pape, composer, dies at 53

Death
1666

Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer

Birth
1677

Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Chevaux the Marly)

Birth
1678

French troops conquer Ypres

Event
1684

Patent granted for thimble

Event
1690

Gottlieb Theophil Muffat, composer

Birth
1690

David Teniers the Younger, Flemish painter (Pictorium), dies at 79

Death
1707

Battle of Almansa-Franco-Spanish forces defeat Anglo-Portuguese

Event
1710

James Ferguson, astronomer

Birth
1719

Daniel Defoes publishes "Robinson Crusoe"

Event
1723

Giovanni Marco Rutini, composer

Birth
1728

John Woodward, geologist/physician, dies

Death
1730

Fedele Fenaroli, composer

Birth
1744

Anders Celsius, Swed astronomer (Centegrade Thermometer), dies at 42

Death
1747

Prince Willem V appointed viceroy of Zealand

Event
1769

Mark Isambard Brunel, engineer/inventor

Birth
1792

Nicolas J Pelletier, Frenchman, 1st guillotined

Death
1792

Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, composer, dies at 54

Death
1792

Guillotine 1st used, executes highwayman Nicolas J Pelletier

Event
1792

John Keble, Anglican priest/founder (Oxford Movement)

Birth
1800

William Cowper, English lawyer/poet (Olney Hymns), dies at 68

Death