On This Day in History for January 25

Events in History

  • 41 After a night of negotiation, Claudius is accepted as Roman Emperor by the Senate
  • 1139 Godfried II the Young becomes Duke of Brabant
  • 1327 King Edward III accedes to the English throne aged 14, after his mother Isabella of France, and her lover Roger Mortimer depose his father Edward II
  • 1348 Friuli Earthquake in |European southern Alps measuring approximately 6.9, largely destroys Villach, killing 5,000
  • 1494 Alfonso II succeeds his father as King of Naples
  • 1554 Founding of the city of São Paulo in Brazil
  • 1554 Sir Thomas Wyatt gathers an army in Kent, rebels against Queen Mary
  • 1565 Battle at Talikota India: Deccan sultanate destroy Vijayanagar's army and the last Hindu kingdom of Southern India
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