On This Day

October 1725 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 4 Foundation of Rosario in Argentina.

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 12 Etienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist, born in Paris (d. 1810)
  • Oct 17 John Wilkes, English radical, journalist (The North Briton) and politician, born in London (d. 1797)
  • Oct 21 Franz Moritz Graf von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (d. 1801)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 10 Philippe de Rigaud Vaudreuil, Governor-General of New France (b. 1643)
  • Oct 11 Hans Herr, Swiss Mennonite bishop, dies at 86
  • Oct 27 Jacob Hop, politician/diplomat, dies at 71