1825 in History – What happened in year 1825

✅ Published on April 3rd, 2009 in 19th Century in History

In history, year 1825 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1825.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1825 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
09 februaryAfter no presidential candidate received a majority of electoral votes, the U.S. House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams president.
02 marchRoberto Cofresí, one of the last successful Caribbean pirates, was defeated in combat and captured by authorities.
25 augustThe Thirty-Three Orientals, a revolutionary group led by JuanAntonio Lavalleja, declared Uruguayan independence from the Empire ofBrazil.
27 septemberLocomotion No. 1 hauled the train on the opening day of theStockton and Darlington Railway, the first public railway to use steamlocomotives.
26 decemberImperial Russian Army officers led about 3,000 soldiers in a protest against Nicholas I's assumption of the throne after his elder brother Constantine removed himself from the line of succession.
30 JulyThe island of Maldan was discovered.
04 SeptemberIndia's great freedom fighter Dada Bhai Naoroji was born in Mumbai. He is also called the "Grandfather of Indian Politics".
27 SeptemberThe world's first public rail transport began with the introduction of the Stockton-Darlington line in England.
28 SeptemberGeorge Stevenson drove the first engine to pull the passenger rail.
06 AugustBolivia gained independence from Peru.
14 AugustDiesel was discovered by renowned physicist and chemist Michael Faraday of Britain.
07 DecemberThe first steam-powered ship \ Enterprise reached Kolkata.
27 DecemberConstruction of the first public railway with steam engines was completed between Stockton and Darlington, England.
04 JanuaryFerdinand-I, King of Two Sicily, was succeeded by his son Francis-I of Two Sicily.
10 FebruaryEamon Bolívar relinquished his title to the Peruvian dictator and took the alternate title of El Libetador.
04 MarchJohn Quincy Adams was sworn in as the sixth President of the United States.
10 AprilFirst hotel opened in Hawaii.
20 MayCharles X became King of France.
11 JuneThe first foundation stone was laid for Fort Hamilton in New York City.
18 JulyUruguay separated from Brazil.
29 AugustPortugal recognized the independence of Brazil.
27 SeptemberThe world's first modern railway, the Stockton and Darlington Railway, opened in England.
26 OctoberThe Erie Canal opened between the Hudson River and Lake Erie.
26 NovemberThe first college fraternity was founded at Kappa Alpha Union College, New York).
01 DecemberNicholas I of Russia succeeded his elder brother Alexander I.

Famous birthdays in the year 1825:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 MayThomas Henry Huxley / Biologist / United Kingdom
08 February Henry Walter Bates / Biologist / United Kingdom
09 NovemberA. P. Hill / General / United States of America
09 JulyA. C. Gibbs / Politician / United States of America
10 OctoberPaul Kruger / Politician / South Africa
10 JuneSondre Norheim / Skier / United States of America
11 January Bayard Taylor / Poet / United States of America
11 AprilFerdinand Lassalle / Philosopher / Germany
12 MayOrélie-Antoine de Tounens / Lawyer / France
13 OctoberCharles Frederick Worth / Fashion Designer / United Kingdom
13 AprilThomas D'Arcy McGee / Politician / Ireland
18 DecemberJohn S. Harris / Politician / United States of America
18 DecemberCharles Griffin / General / United States of America
19 DecemberGeorge Frederick Bristow / Violinist / United States of America
21 JuneWilliam Stubbs / Historian / United Kingdom
22 February Jean-Baptiste Salpointe / Bishop / United States of America
25 SeptemberJoachim Heer / Politician / Switzerland
25 DecemberStephen F. Chadwick / Politician / United States of America
30 DecemberSamuel Newitt Wood / Politician / United States of America
30 JulyChaim Aronson / Author / Lithuania

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1825:

YearName / Profession / Country
04 SeptemberDadabhai Naoroji / Politician / India
04 SeptemberDadabhai Naoroji / Politician / India
04 SeptemberDadabhai Naoroji / Politician / India
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