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Historical Events Happened In January - 25

Thursday, 18 December 2014

1949  Emil Axman, composer, dies at 61 on January - 25.  

1950  73F (23C) highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in January on January - 25.  

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

1951  On January - 25 uN begins counter offensive in Korea  

1952  On this day in history test debut of Richie Benaud, vs West Indies at the SCG  

1952  On this day in history test debut of Richie Benaud, v West Indies at the SCG  

1952  Sveinn Bjornsson, Danish 1st pres of Iceland (1944-52), dies at 70 on January - 25.  

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 January - 25.  

1953  On January - 25 wABI TV channel 5 in Bangor, ME (CBS) begins broadcasting  

1955  Columbia University scientists develop an atomic clock accurate to within one second in 300 years on January - 25.  

1955  Jill Kinmont hits a tree &breaks her back in Snow Cup Ski Race on January - 25.  

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

1955  US &Panama sign canal treaty on January - 25.  

1955  US and Panama sign canal treaty on January - 25.  

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  FBI arrests Jack & Myra Sobel, charged with spying for USSR on January - 25.  

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

1959  Pope John XXIII proclaims 2nd Vatican council on this day in history.  

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  On January - 25 diana Barrymore, actress (Ladies Courageous), dies at 38  

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

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

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

1962  On this day in history the Bank of Montreal acquires Newfoundland Savings Bank0  

1963  On this day in history wilson Kettle who lived in Newfoundland dies at age 102, he has 582 living descendants  

1963  On January - 25 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  Echo 2, US communications satellite launched on this day in history.  

1965  On January - 25 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  Su Tung-p'o, [J Sotoba], China, layman/poet/administrator [or Dec 19] was born on January - 25.  

1477  Anna de Bretagne, wife of Maximilian of Austria & Louis XII was born on this day in history.  

1509  On January - 25 birth of giovanni Morone, Italian theologist/diplomat/cardinal/"heretic"  

1540  On January - 25 birth of edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)  

1615  On January - 25 birth of govert Flinck, Dutch painter (Isaac blesses Jacob)  

1626  On January - 25 birth of john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam, landscape painter  

1627  On this day in history birth of robert Boyle, Ireld, physicist/chemist/author (experiments with color)  

1634  On this day in history birth of gaspar Fagel, lawyer/pension advisor of Holland (1672-88)  

Famous Deaths In January - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0477  Death of Geiseric, King of the Vandals and Alans on this day in history.  

0844  Death of Pope Gregory IV on January - 25.  

1067  On January - 25 death of emperor Yingzong of China (b. 1032)  

1138  On January - 25 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 January - 25.  

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