On This Day in History for February 25

Events in History

  • 138 The Emperor Hadrian adopts Antoninus Pius, effectively making him his successor
  • 1095 Council of Rockingham: bishop Anselmus vs King William II Rufus
  • 1358 Dalmatie flees Venice
  • 1502 Austrian emperor Maximilian I reformats government machine
  • 1570 Pius V excommunicates Queen Elizabeth I of England for heresy and persecution of English Catholics during her reign. Also absolves her subjects from allegiance to the crown.
  • 1601 Robert Devereux, English 2nd Earl of Essex, executed for treason against the Crown of England
  • 1605 Portuguese garrison on Ambon surrenders to Admiral Van der Haghen
  • 1623 Duke Maximilian I of Bavaria becomes monarch of Palts
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Weddings in History

  • 1828 6th US President John Quincy Adam's son John marries in the White House

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