What Happened on April 25, 1792

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Guillotine first used in France, executes highwayman Nicolas Pelletier

Famous Birthdays

  • John Keble, Anglican priest and founder (Oxford Movement), born in Fairford, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1886)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, German composer, dies at 54
  • Nicolas J Pelletier, French highwayman, 1st person guillotined