- First horse-drawn omnibuses established in London.
- The City of Brisbane (in Australia) is founded.
- The Panic of 1825 - First modern stock market crash (London).
- Trade unions become tolerated in England.
- The teaching of Christianity is outlawed in Vietnam by Minh Mang.
- United States Postal Service starts a dead letter office.
- Invention of roller skates.
- The metal aluminium is discovered.
- Sir Thomas Henry Huxley, English biologist (d. 1895) (b. May 4)
- Antonio Salieri, Italian composer (b. 1750) (d. May 7)
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