Historical Events for Year 1825
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Jan 3rd - Scottish factory owner Robert Owen buys 30,000 acres in Indiana as site for New Harmony utopian community
Jan 19th - Ezra Daggett & nephew Thomas Kensett patent food storage in tin cans
Jan 25th - 1st US engineering college opens, Rensselaer Polytechnic, Troy, NY
Jan 27th - U.S. Congress approves Indian Territory (in what is present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the "Trail of Tears."
Feb 3rd - Dutch North Sea coast floods
Feb 5th - Hannah Lord Montague of NY creates 1st detachable shirt collar
Feb 9th - House of Representatives elects John Quincy Adams 6th US president
Feb 12th - Creek Indian treaty signed. Tribal chiefs agree to turn over all their land in Georgia to the government & migrate west by Sept 1, 1826
Feb 19th - Franz Grillparzer's "Konig Ottokars Gluck," premieres in Vienna
Feb 22nd - Russia & Britain establish Alaska-Canada boundary
Mar 2nd - 1st grand opera in US sung in English, NYC
Mar 4th - John Quincy Adams inaugrated as 6th president
Apr 10th - 1st hotel in Hawaii opens
Apr 10th - Nicaraguan constituent assembly meets at Leon
Apr 19th - 33 patriotic exiles return to Uruguay
May 20th - Charles X becomes King of France
May 25th - American Unitarian Association founded
Jun 4th - Unseasonable hurricane hits NYC
Jun 11th - The first cornerstone is laid for Fort Hamilton in New York City.
Jun 19th - Gioacchino Rossini's "Il viaggio a Reims" premieres
Jun 20th - Coronation of French King Charles X the Bourbon
Jun 22nd - British Parliament abolishes feudalism and the seigneurial system in British North America.
Jul 21st - Java princess Dipo Negoro/Mangkubumi declare war on all non-islamics
Jul 30th - Malden Island is discovered.
Aug 6th - Bolivia gains independence from Peru (National Day)
Aug 14th - Dutch King Willem I throws foreign students out
Aug 25th - Uruguay declares independence from Brazil (National Day)
Aug 29th - Portugal recognizes the Independence of Brazil.
Sep 27th - Railroad transportation is born with 1st track (Stockton-Darlington)
Oct 7th - Miramichi Fire, disaster in New Brunswick
Oct 17th - 1st French Liszts operette Don Sanche premieres in Paris
Oct 25th - Erie Canal opens, linking Great Lakes & Atlantic Ocean
Oct 26th - Erie Canal between Hudson River & Lake Erie opened
Nov 26th - 1st college fraternity founded (Kappa Alpha (Union College, NY))
Nov 29th - 1st Italian opera in US, "Barber of Seville" premieres (NYC)
Dec 6th - Pres John Adams suggests establishment of a US observatory
Dec 26th - Decembrist uprising in Russia against Tsar Nicholas I begins [O.S. 14 December]
Dec 26th - Erie Canal opens
Dec 27th - 1st public railway using steam locomotive completed in England between Stockton and Darlington