Historical Events In January - 25
Saturday, 04 July 2020
1882 The birth of Virginia Woolf, English novelist on this day in history.
1882 Virginia [Adeline] Woolf, London, author (Jacob's Room, To Lighthouse) on this day in history.
1882 On January - 25 peter Singer, composer, dies at 71
1884 Edward Kilenyi, composer on January - 25.
1885 Vincent d'Indy's "Saugefleurie," premieres on January - 25.
1885 On January - 25 a J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Eline Vere, L'aiglon)
1887 Diego Valeri, Italian author/poet (Le Gaie Tristezze) on January - 25.
1889 Vladimir Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer on January - 25.
1890 On this day in history national Afro-American League forms in Chicago
1890 On this day in history nellie Bly beats Phileas Fogg's time around world by 8 days (72 days)
1890 New York World reporter Nellie Bly returns home after completing an around the world journey in just 72 days, six hours and eleven minutes on this day in history.
1890 United Mine Workers of America forms on this day in history.
1891 On this day in history dame Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Britian, actress (Cleopatra)
1894 James J Corbett KOs Charley Mitchell in 3 for heavyweight boxing title on January - 25.
1896 John Moores, British gambling magnate/multi-millionaire on January - 25.
1896 Frans C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (Court of Justice), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history joachim Wach, German/US philosopher/sociologist (Understanding)
1899 On this day in history ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces)
1899 On this day in history alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies
1900 Mildred Dunnock, Balt, actress (Baby Doll, Nun's Story) on January - 25.
1901 On this day in history eric Brown, architect
1902 Aleksandr Skriabin's 2nd Symphony in C premieres in St Petersburg on this day in history.
1902 On January - 25 gerard P M Knuvelder, Dutch literature historian (Vocation, Kitty)
1903 "Sleepy" John Estes, rocker on this day in history.
1904 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick PA on this day in history.
1904 On January - 25 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania
1904 On January - 25 frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool)
1905 Largest diamond, Cullinan (3106 carets), found in South Africa on January - 25.
1906 On January - 25 del Valle Inclans "El MarquĂ©s de Bradomin," premieres in Madrid
1906 Joseph Wheeler II, Confederate General, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1907 Julia Ward Howe is first woman elected to National Institute of Arts &Letters on January - 25.
1907 On this day in history julia Ward Howe is 1st woman elected to Natl Inst of Arts & Letters
1908 On January - 25 john Blockx' opera "Baldie" premieres in Antwerp
1908 On this day in history lord Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph/Autocar)