On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1759

Famous Birthdays

  • Maria Feodorovna of Russia, second wife of Tsar Paul I of Russia, born in Stettin, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1828)

Person of interestWilliam Grenville

William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Whig: 1806-07), born in Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1834)

British Prime Minister William Grenville
British Prime Minister
William Grenville

1759 Highlights

About October 25, 1759

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 261 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio