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 This day in History - September 25
424 Historic Events for September 25
813

al-Amin, Arabic kalief of Islam (809-813), murdered

Death
953

Ratherius becomes bishop of Luik

Event
955

Bishop Ratherius of Luik flees

Event
1066

Battle of Stampford Bridge King Harold Godwinson II of England, beaten by his brother King Harold Hardrada of Norway

Event
1066

Harald III Hardrada, king of Norway (1047-66), dies in battle at 51

Death
1212

Emperor Frederik II ends Golden Degree (Bohemia)

Event
1340

England and France sign disarmament treaty

Event
1392

Sergius van Radonesj, Russian saint, dies at 78

Death
1396

Odard de Chasseron, French knight/crusader, dies in battle

Death
1396

Jean de Vienne, French admiral/crusader, dies in battle

Death
1396

Battle of Nicopolis: Sultan Bajezid I defeats Crusades armies

Event
1396

Philip of Bar, French knight/crusader, dies in battle

Death
1492

Crewman on Pinta sights "land"-a few weeks early

Event
1493

Columbus sails with 17 ships on 2nd voyage to America

Event
1501

Dzore Drzic, Croatish poet, dies

Death
1506

Felipe I, the handsome, King of Castili‰ (Spain) (1504-06), dies

Death
1513

Vasco Nu¤ez de Balboa is 1st European to see Pacific Ocean

Event
1525

Johannes Pistorius, [Bakker], RC pastor/church reformer, burned at 26

Death
1534

Clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italian Pope (1523-34), dies at 56

Death
1555

Freedom of Religion in Augsburg

Event
1560

Spanish king Philip II names Frederik Schenck of Toutenburg, 1st archbishop of Utrecht

Event
1593

Matthew Merian, the Elder, engraver/bookseller

Birth
1597

Amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV

Event
1612

Mark Zuesius Boxhorn, Dutch historian

Birth
1619

Francesco Soto de Langa, composer, dies

Death