On This Day

1425 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 19 Duke John VI of Brabant pledges Holland/Zealand to Philip the Good
  • Aug 25 Countess Jacoba of Bavaria escapes from jail
  • Dec 9 Pope Martinus V forms University of Leuven

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 31 Bianca Maria Visconti, Duchess of Milan (1450-68), born in Settimo Pavese, Lombardy, Italy (d. 1468)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 5 John of Bavaria/Bayern, liege of Holland/Zealand/Dordrecht, poisoned
  • Jan 6 Jan of Bavaria, liege of Holland/bishop/duke, dies
  • Jan 18 Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician, dies at 33
  • Mar 17 Ashikaga Yoshikazu, 5th Japanese shōgun of the Ashikaga shogunate, dies at 17
  • May 24 Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362)
  • May 29 Hongxi Emperor [Zhu Gaochi], fourth Emperor of Ming Dynasty of China, dies at 46
  • Jul 21 Manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies
  • Sep 8 King Charles III of Navarre (b. 1361)