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 This day in History - September 25
424 Historic Events for September 25
1627

Jacques-B‚nigne Bossuet, theologist

Birth
1630

Ambrogio Sp¡nola, Spanish marquis of Balbases, dies at about 61

Death
1639

Suzuki Shosan, Samurai monk of Zen Buddhism, found awakening

Event
1639

1st printing press in America

Event
1644

Olaus Rímer, Denmark, 1st to accurately measured speed of light

Birth
1654

England and Denmark sign trade agreement

Event
1657

Imre Th”k”ly, Hungary, patriot, opposed Habsburg rule

Birth
1663

Austrian Fort Neuh„usl surrenders to Turkish invasion army

Event
1680

Samuel Butler, poet/satirist, dies

Death
1683

Jean-Philippe Rameau, Dijon France, composer (Traite) (baptized)

Birth
1690

Publick Occurrences, 1st US (Boston) newspaper, publish 1st and last ed

Event
1714

Jean-Benoit Leclair, composer

Birth
1716

Johann Christoph Pez, composer, dies at 52

Death
1718

Louis E of Brunswick-Wolfenbttel, [Thick Duke], Austrian duke

Birth
1725

Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot, designed and built 1st automobile

Birth
1727

Jacques Abbadie, French theologist, dies at about 73

Death
1729

Christian G Heyne, German archaeologist

Birth
1733

Georg Motz, composer, dies at 79

Death
1734

Louis RE prince de Rohan-Gu‚men‚, French archbishop of Straatsburg

Birth
1741

Vaclav Pichl, composer

Birth
1744

Frederik Willem II, king of Prussia (1786-97)

Birth
1752

Carl Stenborg, composer

Birth
1766

Armand-Emmanuel, duc de Richelieu, French PM (1815-18, 1820-21)

Birth
1775

American Revolutionary War hero Ethan Allen captured

Event
1777

English general William Howe conquers Philadelphia

Event