Historical Events Happened In January - 25
Saturday, 23 August 2014
1994 On this day in history mine fire at Asansol India, kills 55
1994 US space probe Clementine launched on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history stephen Cole Kleene, mathematician (Regular Expressions), dies at 85
1995 Lawyers for the defense make their opening statement in the murder trial of former pro football running back and sports commentator O.J. Simpson on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history peter Black, TV critic, dies at 82
1996 On this day in history leilani Muir awarded $750,000 by Alberta judge; she was wrongly diagnosed as mentally disabled and sterilized by the province's Eugenics Board in 1959
1996 On this day in history jonathan Larson, composer, dead Aortic aneurysm at 35
1997 On this day in history 71st Australian Women's Tennis Martina Hingis beat Mary Pierce (62 62)
1997 On this day in history a cyclone sweeps across the island nation of Madagascar, spawning floods that leave 100 people missing and thousands homeless
1997 Herbert Eugene Caen, columnist, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1998 "Grease," closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City NY after 1,503 performance on this day in history.
1998 Britain's Queen Mother, 97, gets an emergency hip replacement on this day in history.
1998 Spice Girl Victoria Adams (Posh) &soccer David Beckham gets engaged on this day in history.
1998 Two US tourists, Thomas and Eileen Lonergan, are left behind by a scuba diving operator on a reef off Port Douglas, north Queensland. They are never found on this day in history.
1998 On this day in history mohammad Yusuf Khan, prime minister of Afganistan in (1963-65), dies
1999 On this day in history more than one thousand people are killed when an eartquake rocks the South American country of Colombia.
1999 The first hand transplant in the U.S. takes place in Louisville, Kentucky on this day in history.
2005 A stampede at Mandher Devi temple in Mandhradevi during a religious pilgrimage in India kills at least 215, mostly women and small children on this day in history.
2006 On this day in history deus Caritas Est, the first encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI, is promulgated.
2006 Hamas wins the majority of seats in the Palestinian Legislative Council elections on this day in history.
2007 The President of Israel, Moshe Katsav, takes a temporary leave of absence due to a sex scandal on this day in history.
2010 On this day in history ethiopian Airlines Flight 409 crashes into the Mediterranean Sea shortly after take-off from Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, killing all 90 people on-board.
2011 Egyptian Revolution of 2011 begins in Egypt, with a series of street demonstrations, marches, rallies, acts of civil disobedience, riots, labour strikes, and violent clashes in Cairo, Alexandria, and throughout other cities in Egypt on this day in history.
2013 On this day in history tropical cyclone Oswald makes landfall in Queensland, Australia, causing mass flooding