Historical Events For January - 25
Thursday, 30 March 2017
1994 On January - 25 mine fire at Asansol India, kills 55
1994 On January - 25 uS space probe Clementine launched
1994 Stephen Cole Kleene, mathematician (Regular Expressions), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history lawyers for the defense make their opening statement in the murder trial of former pro football running back and sports commentator O.J. Simpson.
1995 On this day in history peter Black, TV critic, dies at 82
1996 On January - 25 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 Jonathan Larson, composer, dead Aortic aneurysm at 35 on January - 25.
1997 On January - 25 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 On this day in history herbert Eugene Caen, columnist, dies at 80
1998 On January - 25 "Grease," closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City NY after 1,503 performance
1998 Britain's Queen Mother, 97, gets an emergency hip replacement on January - 25.
1998 Spice Girl Victoria Adams (Posh) &soccer David Beckham gets engaged on January - 25.
1998 On January - 25 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
1998 Mohammad Yusuf Khan, prime minister of Afganistan in (1963-65), dies on January - 25.
1999 More than one thousand people are killed when an eartquake rocks the South American country of Colombia on January - 25.
1999 On this day in history the first hand transplant in the U.S. takes place in Louisville, Kentucky.
2005 On January - 25 a stampede at Mandher Devi temple in Mandhradevi during a religious pilgrimage in India kills at least 215, mostly women and small children.
2006 Deus Caritas Est, the first encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI, is promulgated on January - 25.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 Tropical cyclone Oswald makes landfall in Queensland, Australia, causing mass flooding on January - 25.
2014 Li Na defeats Dominika Cibulková to win the Australian tennis open on January - 25.