On This Day

What Happened in 1725

Historical Events in 1725

  • Jan 4 Benjamin Franklin arrives in London [OS=Dec 24 1724]
  • Feb 20 10 sleeping Indians scalped by whites in New Hampshire for £100 a scalp bounty
  • Apr 30 Emperor Charles VI & King Philip IV of Spain sign Treaty of Vienna
  • May 1 Spain and Austria sign trade treaty
  • May 21 The Order of St. Alexander Nevsky is instituted in Russia by the empress Catherine I. It would later be discontinued and then reinstated by the Soviet government in 1942 as the Order of Alexander Nevsky.
  • Sep 3 Britain, France, Hannover & Prussia sign Covenant of Hannover
  • Oct 4 Foundation of Rosario in Argentina.
  • Nov 5 Spain & Austria sign secret treaty

Famous People in 1725

World Leaders in 1725

Famous Weddings in 1725

  • Sep 5 French King Louis XV marries Polish princess Mary Lesczynski