Wed, April 25, 2018 | 03:06

Today is Wednesday, April 25, the 115th day of 2018. There are 250 days left in the year.

1507 — Geographer Martin Waldseemuller 1st used name America

1541 — Liege flooded after heavy down pour

1614 — Amsterdam Bank of Loan forms

1707 — Battle of Almansa-Franco-Spanish forces defeat Anglo-Portuguese

1719 — Daniel Defoes publishes "Robinson Crusoe"

1850 — Paul Julius Reuter, use 40 pigeons to carry stock market prices

1859 — Ground broken for Suez Canal

1901 — New York becomes first state requiring auto license plates ($1 fee)

1904 — New York Yankee Jack Chesbro’s first of 41 wins this year