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 This day in History - May 25
399 Historic Events for May 25
1767

Ferdinand Franzl, composer

Birth
1767

Friedrich Johann Eck, composer

Birth
1779

Henry M Baron de Kock, Dutch officer/politician

Birth
1781

Ferdinand K J, archduke of Austria-Este/gov-gen (Sicily)

Birth
1784

Jews are expelled from Warsaw by Marshall Mniszek

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1787

Constitutional convention opens at Phila, G Washington presiding

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1793

Father Stephen Theodore Badin is 1st US Roman Catholic priest ordained

Event
1803

Ralph Waldo Emerson, US, essayist/philosopher (Concord Hymn)

Birth
1810

Argentina declares independence from Napoleonic Spain (Natl Day)

Event
1812

Earthquake destroys Caracas Venezuela

Event
1818

Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian

Birth
1821

Diederich Krug, composer

Birth
1825

American Unitarian Assn founded

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1826

Christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer, dies at 72

Death
1830

Jules de Geyter, Belgian poet (International)

Birth
1839

John Eliot, English meteorologist

Birth
1844

1st telegraphed news dispatch is published in Baltimore Patriot

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1845

William Muldoon, Belfast NY, boxing commissioner (help find PAL)

Birth
1847

Alphonse Goovaerts, composer

Birth
1847

John Alexander Dowie, [Elijah the Restorer], US, evangelist

Birth
1849

Andreas Michiels, Dutch milt gov of West Sumatra, dies in battle at 52

Death
1852

Louis FMF Franchet d'EspÅ rey, [Desperate Frankey], Fren marshal (WW I)

Birth
1861

John Merryman is arrested under suspension of writ of habeas corpus it later sparks a supreme court decision protecting writ

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1862

Battle of Winchester VA

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1862

Johann N Nestroy, Aust actor (Einmal Keine Sorgen Haben), dies at 60

Death