About January 25

January 25, 2021 is the 25th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 340 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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Aquarius is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 18 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On January 25

  • 41
    After a night of negotiation, Claudius is accepted as Roman Emperor by the Senate.
  • 1348
    A strong earthquake strikes the South Alpine region of Friuli in modern Italy, causing considerable damage to buildings as far away as Rome.
  • 1494
    Alfonso II becomes King of Naples.
  • 1533
    Henry VIII of England secretly marries his second wife Anne Boleyn.
  • 1858
    The Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn becomes a popular wedding recessional after it is played on this day at the marriage of Queen Victoria’s daughter, Victoria, and Friedrich of Prussia.
  • 1919
    The League of Nations is founded.
  • 1932
    Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chinese National Revolutionary Army begins its defense of Harbin.
  • 1937
    The Guiding Light debuts on NBC radio from Chicago. In 1952 it moves to CBS television, where it remains until Sept. 18, 2009.
  • 1941
    Pope Pius XII elevates the Apostolic Vicariate of the Hawaiian Islands to the dignity of a diocese. It becomes the Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu.
  • 1945
    World War II: The Battle of the Bulge ends.
  • 1960
    The National Association of Broadcasters reacts to the Payola scandal by threatening fines for any disc jockeys who accept money for playing particular records.
  • 1969
    Brazilian Army captain Carlos Lamarca deserts in order to fight against the military dictatorship, taking with him 10 machine guns and 63 rifles.
  • 1971
    Charles Manson and three female “Family” members are found guilty of the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders.
  • 1971
    Himachal Pradesh becomes the 18th Indian state.
  • 1982
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Dog in Chinese astrology.
  • 1998
    During a historic visit to Cuba, Pope John Paul II demands the release of political prisoners and political reforms while condemning US attempts to isolate the country.
  • 1999
    A 6.0 Richter scale earthquake hits western Colombia killing at least 1,000.
  • 2003
    2003 Invasion of Iraq: A group of people left London, England, for Baghdad, Iraq, to serve as human shields to prevent the U.S.-led coalition troops from bombing certain locations.
  • 2004
    Opportunity rover (MER-B) lands on surface of Mars.
  • 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.

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