What Happened on May 21, 1725

Historical Events

Event 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.

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? 298 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini