On This Day

What Happened in April 1725

Historical Events

  • Apr 30 Emperor Charles VI & King Philip IV of Spain sign Treaty of Vienna

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 1 Francois Bainville, composer

Person of interestGiacomo Casanova

Apr 2 Giacomo Casanova, Italian writer, adventurer and famous lover, born in Venice, Italy (d. 1798)

Adventurer, Writer and famous Lover Giacomo Casanova
Adventurer, Writer and famous Lover
Giacomo Casanova
  • Apr 20 Johann Friedrich Klöffler, German composer, born in Kassel, Germany (d. 1790)
  • Apr 23 Saint Gerard Majella, Catholic saint, born in Muro, Naples, Italy (d. 1755)
  • Apr 25 Augustus Keppel, 1st Viscount Keppel, British admiral, born in Caversham, Reading, England (d. 1786)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 8 John Wise, English clergyman (b. 1652)