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 This day in History - July 25
374 Historic Events for July 25
1848

Arthur Earl Balfour, (C), British PM (1902-05) (Balfour Declaration)

Birth
1850

Gold discovered in Oregon (Rogue River)

Event
1853

Joaquin Murietta, Chilian/Us military man, murdered

Death
1855

Edward Solomon, composer

Birth
1857

Joseph Napoleon Ney Moskova, composer, dies at 54

Death
1860

1st US intercollegiate billiard match (Harvard vs Yales)

Event
1861

Skirmish at Fort Fillmore, NM Terr - Rebels attack Union troops

Event
1861

Washington DC - Crittenden resolution is passed stating that the war is to be fought to preserve union and uphold the Constitution, not to alter slavery

Event
1863

Skirmish at Barbee's Crossroads, Virginia

Event
1864

Clement Hoffman Stevens, Us banker/inventor/Conf brig-gen, dies at 42

Death
1865

Jac[obus] P Thijsse, Dutch biologist/educator (Contact with Plants)

Birth
1866

Frederick Frost Blackman, English botanist

Birth
1866

US Grant named 1st general of Army

Event
1866

David Faragut appointed as 1st admiral of US Navy

Event
1866

25th Postmaster General: Alexander W Randall of Wis takes office

Event
1866

Aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist, dies

Death
1867

Max Dauthendy, German painter/author (Ewige Hochzeit)

Birth
1868

US Congress forms Wyoming Territory (Dakota, Utah and Idaho)

Event
1870

Jan D Domela Nieuwenhuis Nyegaard, Dutch vicar (Young Flanders)

Birth
1871

Carousel patents by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa

Event
1876

Gabriā€°lla V M Elisabeth, Queen of Belgium/duchess of Bavaria

Birth
1883

Alfredo Casella, Turin Italy, composer (La Giara)

Birth
1884

Davidson Black, Canada, doctor of anatomy (identified Peking Man)

Birth
1885

Benito Lynch, Irish/Argentine writer (Caranchos de la Florida)

Birth
1890

Tom O'Brien, San Diego CA, actor (Physical Evidence)

Birth