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 This day in History - September 25
424 Historic Events for September 25
1777

Johann Heinrich Lambert, mathematician, dies at 49

Death
1780

Benedict Arnold joins the British

Event
1781

-26] Joan Derks scatters "On the People of Netherlands" pamphlets

Event
1785

George Frederic Pinto, composer

Birth
1789

Congress proposes Bill of Rights (10 of 12 will ratify)

Event
1793

Felicia Dorothea Hermans, poet

Birth
1798

Henri Scheffer, painter

Birth
1798

JBAL L‚once Elie de Beaumont, French mine engineer/geologist

Birth
1804

12th amendment to US constitution, regulating judicial power

Event
1805

Henry P Scholte, Dutch/US vicar/founder (Pella colony in Iowa)

Birth
1808

Richard Porson, scholar, dies

Death
1813

Braz Francisco de Lima, composer, dies at 61

Death
1822

Adolph Wilhelm August Friedrich von Steinwehr, Brig Gen (Union vol)

Birth
1823

Thomas John Wood, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906

Birth
1829

Failed assassination attempt on Sim¢n Bol¡var

Event
1829

William Michael Rossetti, civil servant

Birth
1830

Karl Klindworth, pianist/conductor

Birth
1832

William Le Baron Jenney, US, architect/"father of skyscraper"

Birth
1836

HMS Beagle anchors at St Michael

Event
1839

Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya)

Birth
1839

[Wilhel]Mina JPR Kruseman, writer/feminist

Birth
1840

Jacques-Etienne-Joseph-Alexandre Macdonald, Duc de Tarente, soldier

Death
1844

Canada defeat USA by 23 runs in the 1st cricket international

Event
1846

Vladimir K”ppen, Russ/German meteorologist

Birth
1846

US troops under Gen Taylor occupies Monterey Mexico

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