On This Day

What Happened in September 1725

Historical Events

  • Sep 3 Britain, France, Hannover & Prussia sign Covenant of Hannover

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 5 Jean-√Čtienne Montucla, French mathematician, born in Lyon, France (d. 1799)
  • Sep 12 Guillaume Le Gentil, French astronomer, born in Coutances, France (d. 1792)
  • Sep 16 Nicolas Desmarest, French geologist and geographer (Volcanos), born in Soulaines-Dhuys, France (d. 1815)
  • Sep 28 Arthur Guinness, Irish brewer (founder of Guinness brewery), born in Celbridge, County Kildare, Ireland (d. 1803)
  • Sep 29 Robert Clive, English explorer and founder (British empire in India), born in Styche, England (d. 1773)

Famous Weddings

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