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May 25th, 2008 (May 25 2008)DeathJ. R. Simplot, American potato farmer (born in 1909)
May 25th, 2007 (May 25 2007)EventThe Ostankino Tower in Moscow catches fire for the second time.
May 25th, 2007 (May 25 2007)DeathCharles Nelson Reilly, American actor and host (born in 1931)
May 25th, 2006 (May 25 2006)DeathDesmond Dekker, Jamaican ska musician (born in 1941)
May 25th, 2005 (May 25 2005)DeathSunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician (born in 1929)
May 25th, 2005 (May 25 2005)DeathRobert Jankel, British coachbuilder (born in 1938)
May 25th, 2005 (May 25 2005)DeathGraham Kennedy, Australian television personality (born in 1934)
May 25th, 2005 (May 25 2005)DeathRuth Laredo, American pianist (born in 1937)
May 25th, 2005 (May 25 2005)DeathGregory Scott Johnson, American murderer (born in 1965)John Scott Quotes
May 25th, 2004 (May 25 2004)DeathRoger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (born in 1917)
May 25th, 2003 (May 25 2003)EventNestor Kirchner becomes President of Argentina after defeating Carlos Menem. He is the first elected President since the economic crisis.
May 25th, 2003 (May 25 2003)DeathJeremy Michael Ward, American musician (The Mars Volta) (born in 1976)
May 25th, 2002 (May 25 2002)EventChina Airlines Flight 611: A Boeing 747-200 breaks apart in mid-air and plunges into the Taiwan Strait killing 225 people.
May 25th, 2002 (May 25 2002)EventA train crash in Tenga, Mozambique kills 197 people.
May 25th, 2002 (May 25 2002)DeathPat Coombs, English actress (born in 1926)
May 25th, 2001 (May 25 2001)Event32-year-old Erik Weihenmayer, of Boulder, Colorado, becomes the first blind person to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
May 25th, 2000 (May 25 2000)EventLiberation Day of Lebanon. Israel withdraws its army from most of the Lebanese territory after 22 years of its first invasion in 1978.
May 25th, 2000 (May 25 2000)DeathNicholas Clay, British actor (born in 1946)
May 25th, 1999 (May 25 1999)EventThe United States House of Representatives releases the Cox Report which details the People s Republic of China s nuclear espionage against the U.S. over the prior two decades.
May 25th, 1999 (May 25 1999)BirthMaisy McLeod-Riera, New Zealand actress
May 25th, 1997 (May 25 1997)EventA military coup in Sierra Leone replaces President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah with Major Johnny Paul Koromah.John Major Quotes
May 25th, 1996 (May 25 1996)DeathRenzo De Felice, Italian historian (born in 1929)
May 25th, 1996 (May 25 1996)DeathBradley Nowell, American singer and guitarist (Sublime) (born in 1968)
May 25th, 1995 (May 25 1995)EventThe Bosnian Serb Army kills 72 youngsters in the Bosnian city of Tuzla.
May 25th, 1995 (May 25 1995)DeathDany Robin, French actress (born in 1927)
May 25th, 1994 (May 25 1994)DeathSonny Sharrock, American jazz guitarist (born in 1940)
May 25th, 1993 (May 25 1993)BirthDilley sextuplets, American sextuplets
May 25th, 1988 (May 25 1988)DeathErnst Ruska, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1906)
May 25th, 1987 (May 25 1987)BirthTimothy Derijck, Belgian football player
May 25th, 1986 (May 25 1986)BirthYoan Gouffran, French football player
May 25th, 1986 (May 25 1986)BirthJuri Ueno, Japanese actress
May 25th, 1986 (May 25 1986)DeathChester Bowles, American politician (born in 1901)Chester Bowles Quotes
May 25th, 1985 (May 25 1985)EventBangladesh is hit by a tropical cyclone and storm surge, which kills approximately 10,000 people.
May 25th, 1985 (May 25 1985)BirthLuciana Abreu, Portuguese singer and actress
May 25th, 1984 (May 25 1984)BirthMarion Raven, Norwegian Singer-Songwritter (M2M)
May 25th, 1984 (May 25 1984)BirthUnnur Birna Vilhjalmsdottir, 2005 Miss World
May 25th, 1984 (May 25 1984)BirthKyle Brodziak, Canadian ice hockey player
May 25th, 1984 (May 25 1984)BirthShawne Merriman, American football Player for the San Diego Chargers
May 25th, 1984 (May 25 1984)BirthKostas Martakis, Greek singer
May 25th, 1983 (May 25 1983)BirthKunal Khemu, Indian actor
May 25th, 1983 (May 25 1983)DeathJean Rougeau, French Canadian professional wrestler (born in 1925)
May 25th, 1983 (May 25 1983)DeathBlack Jack Stewart,Canadian NHL hockey player (born in 1917)
May 25th, 1982 (May 25 1982)EventHMS Coventry is sunk during the Falklands War.
May 25th, 1982 (May 25 1982)BirthAdam Boyd, English footballer
May 25th, 1982 (May 25 1982)BirthDaniel Braaten, Norwegian footballer
May 25th, 1982 (May 25 1982)BirthRyan Gallant, American skateboarder
May 25th, 1981 (May 25 1981)EventIn Riyadh, the Gulf Cooperation Council is created between Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
May 25th, 1981 (May 25 1981)DeathFredric Warburg, British publisher and author (born in 1898)
May 25th, 1980 (May 25 1980)BirthJae Hee, South Korean actor
May 25th, 1980 (May 25 1980)BirthDavid Navarro, Spanish footballer
May 25th, 1979 (May 25 1979)EventAmerican Airlines Flight 191: In Chicago, a McDonnell Douglas DC-10 crashes during takeoff at O Hare International Airport killing 271 on board and two people on the ground.
May 25th, 1979 (May 25 1979)BirthCarlos Bocanegra, American soccer player
May 25th, 1979 (May 25 1979)BirthJonny Wilkinson, English international and Newcastle Falcons rugby player
May 25th, 1979 (May 25 1979)BirthCaroline Ouellette, French Canadian ice hockey player
May 25th, 1979 (May 25 1979)BirthSam Sodje, Nigerian footballer
May 25th, 1979 (May 25 1979)DeathJohn Arthur Spenkelink, American murderer (born in 1949)
May 25th, 1978 (May 25 1978)BirthBrian Urlacher, American football player
May 25th, 1977 (May 25 1977)EventStar Wars is releasedied in It rapidly becomes a cult classic and is the start of a six-movie franchise.
May 25th, 1977 (May 25 1977)BirthGiel Beelen, Dutch radio DJ
May 25th, 1977 (May 25 1977)DeathYevgenia Ginzburg, Russian writer (born in 1904)
May 25th, 1976 (May 25 1976)BirthTarik Glenn, National Football League offensive lineman
May 25th, 1976 (May 25 1976)BirthCillian Murphy, Irish actor
May 25th, 1976 (May 25 1976)BirthEthan Suplee, American actor
May 25th, 1975 (May 25 1975)BirthLauryn Hill, American singer
May 25th, 1974 (May 25 1974)BirthFrank Klepacki, American musician
May 25th, 1974 (May 25 1974)BirthMiguel Tejada, Dominican baseball player
May 25th, 1973 (May 25 1973)BirthDemetri Martin, American comedian
May 25th, 1973 (May 25 1973)BirthMolly Sims, American supermodel and actress
May 25th, 1973 (May 25 1973)BirthDaz Dillinger, American hip-hop performer
May 25th, 1972 (May 25 1972)BirthOctavia Spencer, American actress
May 25th, 1971 (May 25 1971)BirthMarco Cappato, Italian politician
May 25th, 1971 (May 25 1971)BirthJustin Henry, American actor
May 25th, 1970 (May 25 1970)BirthJoey Eischen, baseball player
May 25th, 1970 (May 25 1970)BirthLindsay and Sidney Greenbush, American actresses
May 25th, 1970 (May 25 1970)BirthJamie Kennedy, American actor
May 25th, 1970 (May 25 1970)BirthSatsuki Yukino, Seiyuu
May 25th, 1969 (May 25 1969)BirthAnne Heche, American actress
May 25th, 1969 (May 25 1969)BirthStacy London, American fashion consultant
May 25th, 1969 (May 25 1969)BirthGlen Drover, Canadian guitar player (Megadeth)
May 25th, 1968 (May 25 1968)BirthKendall Gill, American basketball playerEric Gill Quotes
May 25th, 1968 (May 25 1968)DeathGeorg von Kuchler, German field marshal (born in 1881)
May 25th, 1967 (May 25 1967)EventCeltic F.C. (Scotland) become the first northern European team to win the European Champions Cup, which had previously been the preserve of Italian, Portuguese and Spanish clubs by beating F.C. Internazionale Milano 2 - 1.
May 25th, 1967 (May 25 1967)BirthPoppy Z. Brite, American author
May 25th, 1966 (May 25 1966)EventExplorer program: Explorer 32 launches.
May 25th, 1966 (May 25 1966)EventThe first prominent DaZiBao during the Cultural Revolution in China is posted at Peking University.
May 25th, 1966 (May 25 1966)BirthPrincess Laurentien of the Netherlands
May 25th, 1965 (May 25 1965)BirthGeorge Hickenlooper, American documentary film-maker
May 25th, 1965 (May 25 1965)DeathSonny Boy Williamson, (Alec "Rice" Miller) American Blues singer, songwriter, and musician (born in 1899)William Miller Quotes
May 25th, 1964 (May 25 1964)BirthIvan Bella, Slovak cosmonaut
May 25th, 1964 (May 25 1964)BirthDavid Shaw, Canadian ice hockey player
May 25th, 1963 (May 25 1963)EventIn Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Organisation of African Unity is established.
May 25th, 1963 (May 25 1963)BirthMike Myers, Canadian actor and comedianMike Myers Quotes
May 25th, 1962 (May 25 1962)BirthRick Nattress, Canadian ice hockey player
May 25th, 1961 (May 25 1961)EventApollo program: U.S. President John F. Kennedy announces before a special joint session of Congress his goal to initiate a project to put a "man on the moon" before the end of the decade.John F. Kennedy Quotes
May 25th, 1961 (May 25 1961)EventKing Hussein of Jordan marries Princess Muna al-Hussein (Antoinette Gardiner). Hussein of Jordan Quotes
May 25th, 1960 (May 25 1960)BirthAmy Klobuchar, American politician, junior senator from Minnesota
May 25th, 1959 (May 25 1959)BirthManolis Kefalogiannis, Greek politician
May 25th, 1959 (May 25 1959)BirthRick Wamsley, Canadian ice hockey player
May 25th, 1959 (May 25 1959)BirthJulian Clary, British television personality Julian Quotes
May 25th, 1958 (May 25 1958)BirthPaul Weller, British musician
May 25th, 1957 (May 25 1957)BirthEdward Lee, American writer
May 25th, 1957 (May 25 1957)BirthRobert Picard, French Canadian ice hockey player
May 25th, 1956 (May 25 1956)BirthSugar Minott, Jamaican singer
May 25th, 1956 (May 25 1956)BirthDavid P. Sartor, American music composer
May 25th, 1956 (May 25 1956)BirthTatsutoshi Goto, Japanese professional wrestler
May 25th, 1955 (May 25 1955)EventIn the United States, a night time F5 tornado strikes the small city of Udall, Kansas, killing 80 and injuring 273. It is the deadliest tornado to ever occur in the state and the 23rd deadliest in the U.S.
May 25th, 1955 (May 25 1955)BirthAlistair Burt, British politician
May 25th, 1954 (May 25 1954)DeathRobert Capa, Hungarian-born photojournalist (born in 1913)
May 25th, 1953 (May 25 1953)EventNuclear testing: At the Nevada Test Site, the United States conducts its first and only nuclear artillery test.
May 25th, 1953 (May 25 1953)BirthEve Ensler, American playwright
May 25th, 1953 (May 25 1953)BirthDaniel Passarella, Argentine football player
May 25th, 1953 (May 25 1953)BirthStan Sakai, Japanese-American cartoonist (Usagi Yojimbo)
May 25th, 1952 (May 25 1952)BirthAl Sarrantonio, American writer
May 25th, 1952 (May 25 1952)BirthGordon Smith, American politicianGordon Smith Quotes
May 25th, 1952 (May 25 1952)BirthJeffrey Bewkes, American media executive
May 25th, 1951 (May 25 1951)BirthBob Gale, American screenwriter
May 25th, 1951 (May 25 1951)DeathPaula von Preradovic, Croatian-born writer (born in 1887)
May 25th, 1949 (May 25 1949)BirthJamaica Kincaid, Antiguan-born novelist
May 25th, 1948 (May 25 1948)BirthSgt. Slaughter, American professional wrestler
May 25th, 1948 (May 25 1948)BirthKlaus Meine, German musician (Scorpions)
May 25th, 1946 (May 25 1946)EventThe parliament of Transjordan makes Abdullah I of Jordan their king.
May 25th, 1946 (May 25 1946)BirthDavid A. Hargrave, RPG designer
May 25th, 1944 (May 25 1944)BirthFrank Oz, English-born puppeteer and director
May 25th, 1944 (May 25 1944)BirthPierre Bachelet, French singer and songwriter (died in 2005)
May 25th, 1944 (May 25 1944)BirthJohn Bunnell, former Sheriff of Multnomah County, Oregon and TV personality
May 25th, 1944 (May 25 1944)BirthRobert MacPherson, American mathematician
May 25th, 1943 (May 25 1943)BirthJessi Colter, American singer
May 25th, 1943 (May 25 1943)BirthJohn "Poli" Palmer, British rock musician (Family)
May 25th, 1943 (May 25 1943)DeathNils von Dardel, Swedish post-impressionist painter (born in 1888)
May 25th, 1940 (May 25 1940)EventWorld War II: The Battle of Dunkirk begins.
May 25th, 1940 (May 25 1940)DeathJoe De Grasse, American film director (born in 1873)
May 25th, 1939 (May 25 1939)BirthDixie Carter, American actress
May 25th, 1939 (May 25 1939)BirthIan McKellen, English actor
May 25th, 1938 (May 25 1938)EventSpanish Civil War: The bombing of Alicante takes place, with 313 deaths.
May 25th, 1938 (May 25 1938)BirthRaymond Carver, American writer (died in 1988)
May 25th, 1936 (May 25 1936)EventThe Remington Rand strike, led by the American Federation of Labor, begins.
May 25th, 1936 (May 25 1936)BirthTom T. Hall, American singer and songwriter
May 25th, 1935 (May 25 1935)EventJesse Owens of Ohio State University breaks five world records and ties a sixth at the Big Ten Conference Track and Field Championships in Ann Arbor, Michigan.Jesse Owens Quotes
May 25th, 1935 (May 25 1935)BirthCookie Gilchrist, American football player
May 25th, 1935 (May 25 1935)BirthVictoria Shaw, Australian-born American actress (died in 1988)
May 25th, 1935 (May 25 1935)DeathSir Frank Watson Dyson, English astronomer (born in 1868)
May 25th, 1934 (May 25 1934)DeathGustav Holst, English composer (born in 1874)Gustav Holst Quotes
May 25th, 1933 (May 25 1933)BirthRay Spencer, English footballer
May 25th, 1932 (May 25 1932)BirthJohn Gregory Dunne, American writer (died in 2003)
May 25th, 1931 (May 25 1931)BirthGeorgi Grechko, cosmonaut
May 25th, 1931 (May 25 1931)BirthAili Jogi, Estonian freedom fighter
May 25th, 1931 (May 25 1931)BirthIrwin Winkler, American film producer and director
May 25th, 1930 (May 25 1930)DeathRandall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury (born in 1848)
May 25th, 1929 (May 25 1929)BirthBeverly Sills, American soprano (died in 2007)
May 25th, 1929 (May 25 1929)BirthWarren Frost, American actor
May 25th, 1927 (May 25 1927)BirthRobert Ludlum, American writer (died in 2001)
May 25th, 1927 (May 25 1927)DeathPayne Whitney, American businessman (born in 1876)
May 25th, 1926 (May 25 1926)EventSholom Schwartzbard assassinates Symon Petliura, the head of the Paris-based government-in-exile of Ukrainian People s Republic.
May 25th, 1926 (May 25 1926)BirthMiles Davis, American jazz trumpeter (died in 1991)Miles Davis Quotes
May 25th, 1926 (May 25 1926)DeathSymon Petlura, Ukrainian politician and statesman (born in 1879)
May 25th, 1925 (May 25 1925)EventScopes Trial: John T. Scopes is indicted for teaching Charles Darwin s theory of evolution.Charles Darwin Quotes
May 25th, 1925 (May 25 1925)BirthRosario Castellanos, Mexican poet (died in 1974)
May 25th, 1925 (May 25 1925)BirthJeanne Crain, American actress (died in 2003)
May 25th, 1925 (May 25 1925)BirthDon Liddle, baseball player (died in 2000)
May 25th, 1924 (May 25 1924)BirthIstvan Nyers, Hungarian footballer (died in 2005)
May 25th, 1924 (May 25 1924)DeathLyubov Popova, Russian painter (born in 1889)
May 25th, 1922 (May 25 1922)BirthEnrico Berlinguer, Italian politician (died in 1984)
May 25th, 1922 (May 25 1922)BirthKitty Kallen, American big band singer
May 25th, 1921 (May 25 1921)BirthJack Steinberger, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
May 25th, 1921 (May 25 1921)BirthHal David, American lyricist and songwriter
May 25th, 1919 (May 25 1919)DeathMadame C.J. Walker, African American philanthropist and tycoon (born in 1867)
May 25th, 1918 (May 25 1918)BirthClaude Akins, American actor (died in 1994)
May 25th, 1917 (May 25 1917)BirthTheodore Hesburgh, American educator and theologian
May 25th, 1917 (May 25 1917)BirthSteve Cochran, American actor (died in 1965)
May 25th, 1917 (May 25 1917)DeathMaksim Bahdanovic, Belarusian poet (born in 1891)
May 25th, 1914 (May 25 1914)EventThe United Kingdom s House of Commons passes the Home Rule Act for devolution in Ireland. Devo Quotes
May 25th, 1913 (May 25 1913)BirthRichard Dimbleby, British journalist and broadcaster (died in 1965)
May 25th, 1912 (May 25 1912)BirthPrincess Dukhye of Korea (died in 1989)
May 25th, 1912 (May 25 1912)DeathAustin Lane Crothers, American politician (born in 1860)
May 25th, 1909 (May 25 1909)BirthAlfred Kubel, German politician (died in 1999)
May 25th, 1909 (May 25 1909)BirthMarie Menken, American experimental filmmaker and socialite (died in 1970)
May 25th, 1908 (May 25 1908)BirthTheodore Roethke, American poet (died in 1963)
May 25th, 1907 (May 25 1907)BirthU Nu, Burmese politician (died in 1995)
May 25th, 1903 (May 25 1903)BirthBinnie Barnes, British actress (died in 1998)
May 25th, 1900 (May 25 1900)BirthAlain Grandbois, French Canadian poet (died in 1975)
May 25th, 1899 (May 25 1899)BirthKazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher (died in 1976) Philo Quotes
May 25th, 1899 (May 25 1899)DeathRosa Bonheur, French realist painter and sculptor (died in 1822)
May 25th, 1898 (May 25 1898)BirthBennett Cerf, American publisher, TV personality (died in 1971)
May 25th, 1897 (May 25 1897)BirthGene Tunney, American heavyweight champion (died in 1978)
May 25th, 1895 (May 25 1895)EventPlaywright, poet and novelist Oscar Wilde is convicted of "committing acts of gross indecency with other male persons" and sentenced to serve two years in prison.Oscar Wilde Quotes
May 25th, 1895 (May 25 1895)EventThe Republic of Formosa is formed, with Tang Ching-sung as the president.
May 25th, 1892 (May 25 1892)BirthJosip Broz Tito, Yugoslav resistance leader and later president (died in 1980)Josip Broz Tito Quotes
May 25th, 1889 (May 25 1889)BirthIgor Sikorsky, Russian inventor (died in 1972)
May 25th, 1888 (May 25 1888)BirthMiles Malleson, English actor (died in 1969)
May 25th, 1887 (May 25 1887)BirthPio of Pietrelcina, Catholic saint (died in 1968)
May 25th, 1886 (May 25 1886)BirthPhilip Murray, U.S. (Scottish-born) labor leader (died in 1952)
May 25th, 1886 (May 25 1886)BirthRash Behari Bose, leader against the British Raj in India (died in 1945)
May 25th, 1882 (May 25 1882)BirthMarie Doro, American actress (died in 1956)
May 25th, 1880 (May 25 1880)BirthJean Alexandre Barre, French neurologist (died in 1967)
May 25th, 1879 (May 25 1879)BirthMax Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, Canadian-born publisher (died in 1964)1st Baron Beaverbrook Quotes
May 25th, 1878 (May 25 1878)BirthBill "Bojangles" Robinson, African American entertainer (died in 1949)
May 25th, 1877 (May 25 1877)BirthBilly Murray, American singer (died in 1954)
May 25th, 1865 (May 25 1865)EventIn Mobile, Alabama, 300 are killed when an ordnance depot explodes.
May 25th, 1865 (May 25 1865)BirthJohn Mott, American YMCA leader, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (died in 1955)
May 25th, 1865 (May 25 1865)BirthPieter Zeeman, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1943)
May 25th, 1860 (May 25 1860)BirthJames McKeen Cattell, American psychologist (died in 1944)
May 25th, 1856 (May 25 1856)BirthLouis Franchet d Esperey, French general (died in 1942)
May 25th, 1852 (May 25 1852)BirthWilliam Muldoon, wrestler (died in 1933)
May 25th, 1849 (May 25 1849)DeathBenjamin d Urban, British general and colonial administrator (born in 1777)
May 25th, 1848 (May 25 1848)DeathAnnette von Droste-Hulshoff, German writer (born in 1797)
May 25th, 1846 (May 25 1846)BirthPrincess Helena of the United Kingdom, daughter of Queen Victoria (died in 1923)
May 25th, 1846 (May 25 1846)BirthNaim Frasheri, Albanian poet and writer(died in 1900)
May 25th, 1845 (May 25 1845)BirthLip Pike, baseball player (died in 1883)
May 25th, 1837 (May 25 1837)EventThe Patriots of Lower Canada (Quebec) rebel against the British for freedom.
May 25th, 1818 (May 25 1818)BirthJacob Burckhardt, Swiss historian (died in 1897)
May 25th, 1810 (May 25 1810)EventIn the May Revolution, citizens of Buenos Aires expel the Viceroy during the Semana de Mayo.
May 25th, 1805 (May 25 1805)DeathWilliam Paley, English philosopher (born in 1743) Philo Quotes
May 25th, 1803 (May 25 1803)BirthEdward George Bulwer-Lytton, English novelist and playwright (died in 1873)
May 25th, 1803 (May 25 1803)BirthRalph Waldo Emerson, American essayist and philosopher (died in 1882)Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
May 25th, 1797 (May 25 1797)DeathJohn Griffin Whitwell, 4th Baron Howard de Walden, British field marshal (born in 1719)
May 25th, 1789 (May 25 1789)DeathAnders Dahl, Swedish botanist (born in 1751)
May 25th, 1787 (May 25 1787)EventIn Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, delegates convene a Constitutional Convention to write a new Constitution for the United States. George Washington presides.George Washington Quotes
May 25th, 1786 (May 25 1786)DeathPeter III of Portugal, consort of Queen Maria I of Portugal (born in 1717)
May 25th, 1783 (May 25 1783)BirthPhilip Pendleton Barbour, Virginia politician and U.S. Supreme Court justice (died in 1841)
May 25th, 1741 (May 25 1741)DeathDaniel Ernst Jablonski, German theologian (born in 1660)
May 25th, 1738 (May 25 1738)EventA treaty between Pennsylvania and Maryland ends the Conojocular War with settlement of a boundary dispute and exchange of prisoners.
May 25th, 1725 (May 25 1725)BirthSamuel Ward, American politician (died in 1776)
May 25th, 1713 (May 25 1713)BirthJohn Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (died in 1792)
May 25th, 1693 (May 25 1693)DeathMarie-Madeleine Pioche de la Vergne, comtesse de la Fayette, French writer (born in 1634)
May 25th, 1681 (May 25 1681)DeathPedro Calderon de la Barca, Spanish playwright (born in 1600)Pedro Calderon de la Barca Quotes
May 25th, 1667 (May 25 1667)DeathGustaf Bonde, Swedish statesman (born in 1620)
May 25th, 1661 (May 25 1661)BirthClaude Buffier, French philosopher and historian (died in 1737) Philo Quotes
May 25th, 1659 (May 25 1659)EventRichard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England following the restoration of the Long Parliament, beginning a second brief period of the republican government called the Commonwealth of England.
May 25th, 1632 (May 25 1632)DeathAdam Tanner, Austrian mathematician and philosopher (born in 1572) Philo Quotes
May 25th, 1606 (May 25 1606)BirthCharles Garnier, French Jesuit missionary (died in 1649)
May 25th, 1595 (May 25 1595)DeathValens Acidalius, German critic and poet (born in 1567)
May 25th, 1555 (May 25 1555)DeathGemma Frisius, Dutch mathematician and cartographer (born in 1508)
May 25th, 1555 (May 25 1555)DeathHenry II of Navarre (born in 1503)
May 25th, 1521 (May 25 1521)EventThe Diet of Worms ends when Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, issues the Edict of Worms, declaring Martin Luther an outlaw.Martin Luther Quotes
May 25th, 1458 (May 25 1458)BirthMahmud Begada, Sultan of Gujarat (died in 1511)
May 25th, 1452 (May 25 1452)DeathJohn Stafford, Archbishop of Canterbury
May 25th, 1420 (May 25 1420)EventHenry the Navigator is appointed governor of the Order of Christ.
May 25th, 1334 (May 25 1334)BirthEmperor Suko (died in 1398)
May 25th, 1261 (May 25 1261)DeathPope Alexander IVAlexander Pope Quotes
May 25th, 1085 (May 25 1085)EventAlfonso VI of Castile takes Toledo, Spain back from the Moors.
May 25th, 1085 (May 25 1085)DeathPope Gregory VII
May 25th, 1048 (May 25 1048)BirthEmperor Shenzong of China (died in 1085)
May 25th, 0992 (May 25 0992)DeathMieszko I first lord and knight of Poland, duke of Polans (born in circa 935)
May 25th, 0967 (May 25 0967)DeathMurakami, Emperor of Japan (born in 926)
May 25th, 0735 (May 25 0735)DeathBede, English historian and monk (born in circa 672 or 673) Bede Quotes
May 25th, 0709 (May 25 0709)DeathAldhelm, Bishop of Sherborne (born in cica 639)

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