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January 4, 1825
Francis I of the Two Sicilies succeeds his father King Ferdinand I.
February 9, 1825
John Quincy Adams is elected President of the United States by the U.S. House of Representatives after none of the candidates receives the majority of electoral votes.
February 10, 1825
The title of dictator of Peru is replaced with the title of El Libertador by Simón Bolívar.
February 12, 1825
The United States government gains the last of the Creek's lands in Georgia according to the Second Treaty of Indian Springs.
March 1, 1825
A fire destroys the British East Indiaman Kent in the Bay of Biscay.
March 4, 1825
James Monroe is succeeded by John Quincy Adams as President of the United States.
April 17, 1825
Twenty-one years after Haiti expelled the French, it is recognized by Charles X of France, demanding 150 million gold francs as payment.
May 26, 1825
The establishment of the American Unitarian Association and the British and Foreign Unitarian Association takes place.
July 18, 1825
The sucession from Brazil by Uruguay takes place.
July 30, 1825
The discovery of Malden Island in the central Pacific Ocean takes place.
August 6, 1825
Independence of Bolivia is obtained from Spain.
Members of St John's College in Cambridge establish the Lady Margaret Boat Club.
September 25, 1825
The first major action of the Java War is taken as the siege of Jogjakarta is lifted by General Hendrik Merkus de Kock.
September 27, 1825
The opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway as the world's first modern railway takes place.
October 7, 1825
The breakout of the Miramichi Forest Fire in New Brunswick, Canada takes place.
October 21, 1825
The sinking of the PS Comet II off Gourock, Scotland takes place.
October 26, 1825
The opening of the Erie Canal from Albany to Buffalo, New York and Lake Erie takes place.
December 1, 1825
Alexander I is succeeded by his younger brother Nicholas I of Russia.
December 26, 1825
The Decembrist Revolt is staged against Nicholas's accession in Saint Petersburg by officers of the Imperial Russian Army.