What Happened in October 1725

Historical Events

  • Oct 4 Foundation of Rosario in Argentina.

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 12 Etienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist (d. 1810)
  • Oct 17 John Wilkes, English journalist/MP (N Briton)
  • Oct 21 Franz Moritz Graf von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (d. 1801)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 10 Philippe de Rigaud Vaudreuil, Governor-General of New France (b. 1643)
  • Oct 11 Hans Herr, Swiss-born Mennonite bishop (b. 1639)
  • Oct 22 Alessandro Scarlatti, Italian baroque composer (Tigrane), dies at 65
  • Oct 27 Jacob Hop, politician/diplomat, dies at 71