On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1644

Historical Events

Historic Event

Last Ming Emperor Chongzhen hangs himself from a tree on Jing Mountain, Beijing, rather than be captured by forces of Li Zicheng

Famous Deaths


Chongzhen, last Ming Emperor of China, commits suicide at 33

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About April 25, 1644

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 377 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus