On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1725

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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.

Key Figure of Medieval Rus Alexander Nevsky
Key Figure of Medieval Rus
Alexander Nevsky

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Haley, 1st Earl of Oxford and English premier (Whig, 1710-14), dies at 63
1725 Highlights

About May 21, 1725

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 295 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini