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 This day in History - May 25
399 Historic Events for May 25
615

Boniface IV, Pope (608-15), dies

Death
709

Aldhelmus of Ealdhelm, Engl abbot/bishop/poet/saint, dies at about 69

Death
946

Edmund the Older, king of Wessex/England (939-46), dies

Death
1085

King Alfonso VI of Castily/Le¢n occupy Toledo on Moren

Event
1085

Gregory VII, [Ildebrando], Pope (1073-85), dies

Death
1125

Hendrik V, last Salische German king, dies

Death
1241

1st attack on Jewish community of Frankfort-on-the-Main Germany

Event
1261

Alexander IV, [Rinaldo dei conti di Segni], Pope (1254-61), dies

Death
1494

Jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ)

Birth
1510

Georges d'Amboise, French cardinal/viceroy in North Italy, dies at 49

Death
1522

Emperor Karel I returns to Spain

Event
1550

Camillus de Lellis, Italian soldier/monastery founder/saint

Birth
1555

Gemma Frisius, Frisian geographer/astronomer, dies at 46

Death
1632

Albrecht von Wallenstein recaptures Prague on Saksen

Event
1659

Richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector

Event
1660

English King Charles II lands in Dover

Event
1661

King Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Bragan‡a

Event
1681

Cald‚ron, writer, dies at 81

Death
1688

Christian August Jacobi, composer

Birth
1713

John Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute, English premier (1760-63)

Birth
1720

"Le Grand St Antoine" reaches Marseille, plague kills 80,000

Event
1721

John Copson becomes America's 1st insurance agent

Event
1726

Giuseppi Paolucci, composer

Birth
1729

Jean de Neufville, Dutch/US merchant (started 4th English war)

Birth
1765

Pierre-Joseph Le Blan, composer, dies at 53

Death