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Historical Events Happened In January - 25

Thursday, 24 April 2014

1949  Emil Axman, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1950  On this day in history 73F (23C) highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in January  

1950  On this day in history 73F (23C) highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in January  

1951  On this day in history uN begins counter offensive in Korea  

1952  Test debut of Richie Benaud, vs West Indies at the SCG on this day in history.  

1952  Test debut of Richie Benaud, v West Indies at the SCG on this day in history.  

1952  Sveinn Bjornsson, Danish 1st pres of Iceland (1944-52), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1953  In Liverpool, the Canadian Pacific liner Empress of Canada destroyed in a dockside fire; used as a troop ship during World War II on this day in history.  

1953  On this day in history wABI TV channel 5 in Bangor, ME (CBS) begins broadcasting  

1955  On this day in history columbia University scientists develop an atomic clock accurate to within one second in 300 years  

1955  Jill Kinmont hits a tree &breaks her back in Snow Cup Ski Race on this day in history.  

1955  On this day in history russia ends state of war with Germany  

1955  On this day in history uS &Panama sign canal treaty  

1955  US and Panama sign canal treaty on this day in history.  

1955  Jill Kinmont hits a tree & breaks her back in Snow Cup Ski Race on this day in history.  

1956  96.5 cm (38.0") of rainfall, Kilauea Plantation, HI (state record) on this day in history.  

1957  FBI arrests Jack &Myra Sobel, charged with spying for the USSR on this day in history.  

1957  On this day in history fBI arrests Jack & Myra Sobel, charged with spying for USSR  

1959  On this day in history american Airlines beings the first scheduled transcontinental U.S. passenger air service, featuring the new Boeing 707 jetliner.  

1959  On this day in history pope John XXIII proclaims 2nd Vatican council  

1959  On this day in history the first transcontinental commercial jet flight (American) (Los Angeles to New York for $301)  

1959  1st transcontinental coml jet flight (American) (LA to NY for $301) on this day in history.  

1960  Diana Barrymore, actress (Ladies Courageous), dies at 38 on this day in history.  

1961  Military coup in El Salvador on this day in history.  

1961  On this day in history president John F. Kennedy makes history by holding the first presidential news conference simulcast live on radio and TV.  

1961  On this day in history the first live, nationally televised Presidential news conference (JFK)  

1961  Walt Disney's "101 Dalmations" released on this day in history.  

1961  1st live, nationally televised presidential news conference (JFK) on this day in history.  

1962  The Bank of Montreal acquires Newfoundland Savings Bank0 on this day in history.  

1963  Wilson Kettle who lived in Newfoundland dies at age 102, he has 582 living descendants on this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history wilson Kettle, Nfld, dies at 102, leaving 582 living descendents  

1964  On this day in history beatles first US #1, "I Want to Hold your Hand" (Cashbox)  

1964  On this day in history echo 2, US communications satellite launched  

1965  On this day in history staff Nees, Flemish composer (Maria-oratorio), dies at 63  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1037  On this day in history birth of su Tung-p'o, [J Sotoba], China, layman/poet/administrator [or Dec 19]  

1477  On this day in history birth of anna de Bretagne, wife of Maximilian of Austria & Louis XII  

1509  Giovanni Morone, Italian theologist/diplomat/cardinal/"heretic" was born on this day in history.  

1540  On this day in history birth of edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)  

1615  On this day in history birth of govert Flinck, Dutch painter (Isaac blesses Jacob)  

1626  John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam, landscape painter was born on this day in history.  

1627  Robert Boyle, Ireld, physicist/chemist/author (experiments with color) was born on this day in history.  

1634  Gaspar Fagel, lawyer/pension advisor of Holland (1672-88) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0477  On this day in history death of geiseric, King of the Vandals and Alans  

0844  Death of Pope Gregory IV on this day in history.  

1067  On this day in history death of emperor Yingzong of China (b. 1032)  

1138  On this day in history anacletus II, [Pietro Pierleone], Jewish anti-pope (1130-38), dies  

1139  On this day in history godfried I, with the Beard, duke of Brabant/earl of Leuven, dies  

1366  Death of Henry Suso, German mystic on this day in history.  

1431  Death of Charles II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1364) on this day in history.  

1494  Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies on this day in history.