On This Day in History for June 25

Events in History

  • 253 St Lucius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 524 Battle of Vézeronce, the Franks defeat the Burgundians
  • 841 Battle at Fontenay: Louis & Charles beat their brother Lotharius I
  • 1080 Wibbert of Ravenna chosen as anti-pope Clemens III
  • 1096 1st Crusade slaughter Jews of Werelinghofen Germany
  • 1139 Battle of Ourique: Afonso Henriques (later Afonso I of Portugal) defeats Moors
  • 1183 Peace of Konstanz signed between Hohenstaufen Emperor Frederick Barbarossa and Italian Lombard League
  • 1243 Sinibaldo dei Fieschi elected as Pope Innocentius IV
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Weddings in History

  • 1436 Louis (13), son of French King Charles VII marries Margaret (11), daughter of King James I of Scotland at the Castle of Tours
  • 1927 Pediatrician Benjamin Spock (24) weds civil liberties advocate Jane Cheney
  • 1938 Economist Milton Friedman (25) weds Rose Friedman at the Jewish Seminary in New York City

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