- Otis Dyer purchased the first homestead in the present limits of Gardendale.
- November 25: John Murphy succeeded Israel Pickens as Governor of Alabama.
- June 5: Jabez Curry, former congressman and president of Howard College
- October 10: Mitchell Porter, judge
- November 8: Thomas Dill, Classical languages professor
In 1825, John Quincy Adams succeeded James Monroe as President. The Erie Canal opened, providing passage from Albany, New York to Buffalo and Lake Erie. Nicholas I of Russia succeeded his older brother Alexander I. The United States Postal Service started a dead letter office.
Notable births in 1825 included Confederate generals George Pickett and A. P. Hill, biologist Thomas Henry Huxley, sculptor William Henry Rinehart, fashion designer Charles Frederick Worth, and composer Johann Strauss II. Notable deaths included composer Antonio Salieri, statesman James Wilkinson, Emperor Alexander I of Russia, and painter Jacques-Louis David.
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