On This Day

Historical Events in 1625

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Mar 27 Charles I, King Of England, Scotland & Ireland, ascends English throne

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I
  • Apr 7 Albrecht von Wallenstein appointed German supreme commander
  • May 1 Portuguese & Spanish expedition recaptures Salvador (Bahia)

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May 1 Prince Frederick Henry appointed viceroy of Holland

Prince of Orange Frederick Henry
Prince of Orange
Frederick Henry
  • May 11 Peasants besiege Frankenburg estate in Upper Austria
  • May 15 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vocklamarkt, Upper-Austria
  • Jun 2 Prince Frederick Henry sworn in as viceroy of Holland/Zealand
  • Jun 5 Spanish troops under Spinola conquer Breda
  • Aug 6 Earl Earnest Casimir appointed as viceroy of Groningen
  • Aug 16 Earnest Casimir of Nassau-Dietz appointed viceroy of Drenthe
  • Sep 13 16 Rabbis (including Isiah Horowitz) are imprisoned in Jerusalem
  • Sep 24 Dutch attack San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 8 Admiral George Villiers' fleet sails from Plymouth to Cadiz
  • Dec 9 Netherlands & England sign military treaty