Saturday, January 25, 2014

This was 25th day of the year and 340 days remained in the year.


January 25 Birthdays

Virginia Woolf
1882–1941, English Writer.

Joseph Louis Lagrange
mathematician and astronomer (1736)

Robert Burns
poet (1759)

George Edward Pickett
Confederate general (1825)

W. Somerset Maugham
writer (1874)

Corazon Aquino
politician (1933)

Eusebio
soccer player (1942)

Steve Prefontaine
runner (1951)

Alicia Keys
singer, songwriter (1981)

Tatiana Golovin
tennis player (1988)

January 25 in History

1890

Nellie Bly bested Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days by completing her circumnavigation in 72 days.

1890

United Mine Workers of America was founded.

1915

Alexander Graham Bell inaugurated transcontinental telephone service.

1924

The first Winter Olympic games opened at Chamonix, France.

1961

President John F. Kennedy held the first presidential news conference carried live on radio and television.

1971

Charles Manson was found guilty of murdering Sharon Tate and six others.

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