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 This day in History - April 25
440 Historic Events for April 25
1808

Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66

Death
1813

Louis-S‚bastien Mercier, French poet (Le D‚serteur), dies at 73

Death
1818

Marek Konrad Sokolowski, composer

Birth
1822

Frederick "William" Herschel, German/British astronomer, dies at 83

Death
1824

Gustave-Rodolphe-Clarence Boulanger, painter

Birth
1825

Charles Ferdinand Dowd, US, standardized time zones

Birth
1828

John Goldberg, Dutch patriot/statesman, dies at 64

Death
1837

William Charles Levey, composer

Birth
1840

James Dearing, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865

Birth
1840

Peter Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer (1812 Overture) (5/7 NS)

Birth
1840

Sim‚on-Denis Poisson, French mathematician (Poisson verdeling), dies

Death
1841

Pauline Lucca, soprano

Birth
1842

Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il santo/Leila)

Birth
1845

Thomas Duncan, painter, dies

Death
1849

Felix Klein, German mathematician (Evanston Colloquium)

Birth
1850

Paul Julius Reuter, use 40 pigeons to carry stock market prices

Event
1853

William Beaumont, physiologist, dies

Death
1859

Ground broken for Suez Canal

Event
1861

7th NY arrives to reinforce Washington, DC

Event
1861

Battle of Lavaca, TX

Event
1862

Charles Ferguson Smith, US Union Gen-Maj, dies of infection at 55

Death
1862

Battle of New Orleans LA - US Admiral Farragut occupies New Orleans

Event
1862

Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs

Birth
1864

Battle of Marks' Mill, Arkansas (Camden Expedition)

Event
1867

Tokyo opens for foreign trade

Event