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January 25th

January 25th is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 340 days remaining until the end of the year (341 days in leap years).

On this page, we have placed information about January 25th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on January 25th

1627 Robert Boyle (scientist)

1736 Joseph-Louis Lagrange (astronomer, mathematician)

1759 Robert Burns (Scottish poet)

1825 George Pickett (US General)

1841 John Arbuthnot "Jacky" Fisher (British Admiral)

1882 Virginia Woolf (author)

Virginia Woolf

1928 Eduard Shevardnadze (Soviet politician, President of Georgia 1995-2003)

Eduard Shevardnadze

1933 Corazon Aquino (President of Philippines 1986-1992)

Corazon Aquino

1938 Etta James (singer, songwriter)

1942 Eusébio da Silva Ferreira (soccer player)

Eusebio da Silva Ferreira

1944 Anita Pallenberg (actress, model)

1949 Paul Nurse (scientist)

1952 Peter Tatchell (activist)

1955 Toru Iwatani (video game designer - creator of Pac-Man)

1969 Kina (singer)

1980 Xavi (soccer player)

1981 Alicia Keys (singer)

1984 Robinho (soccer player)

January 25th in History

41 Claudius becomes Roman Emperor, after Caligula was assassinated the previous day.

1533 King Henry VIII of England marries Anne Boleyn.

1554 City of São Paulo founded in Brazil.

1575 City of Luanda founded in Angola.

1755 Moscow University founded.

1879 Bulgarian National Bank founded.

1915 Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, makes the first transcontinental telephone call in US, speaking from New York to his assistant Thomas Watson who is in San Francisco.

Alexander Graham Bell

1918 Ukraine declares independence from Russia.

1947 Thomas Goldsmith Jr. patents the first ever electronic game.

1949 First Emmy Awards are presented.

1949 First Israeli election. David Ben-Gurion elected Prime Minister.

1971 Idi Amin overthrows Ugandan President, Milton Obote.

1980 Mother Teresa is awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award.

Mother Teresa

January 25th is also

Burns' Night (Scotland)

Burns' Night

Tatiana Day (Russian Day of Students)


People born on January 25th are Aquarius


Aquarius Information: Aquarius Links:

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