About January 25

January 25, 2022 is the 25th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 340 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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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 7 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On January 25

  • 1494
    Alfonso II becomes King of Naples.
  • 1792
    The London Corresponding Society is founded.
  • 1879
    The Bulgarian National Bank is founded.
  • 1881
    Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell form the Oriental Telephone Company.
  • 1918
    Ukraine declares independence from Bolshevik Russia.
  • 1919
    The League of Nations is founded.
  • 1924
    The 1924 Winter Olympics opens in Chamonix, France (in the French Alps), inaugurating the Winter Olympic Games.
  • 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.
  • 1942
    World War II: Thailand declares war on the United States and United Kingdom.
  • 1955
    The Soviet Union ends state of war with Germany.
  • 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
    Idi Amin leads a coup deposing Milton Obote and becomes Uganda’s president.
  • 1986
    The National Resistance Movement topples the government of Tito Okello in Uganda.
  • 2001
    A 50-year-old Douglas DC-3 crashes near Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela killing 24.
  • 2004
    Opportunity rover (MER-B) lands on surface of Mars.
  • 2005
    A stampede at the Mandher Devi temple in Mandhradevi in India kills at least 258.
  • 2006
    Mexican professional wrestler Juana Barraza is arrested in conjunction with the serial killing of at least 10 elderly women.
  • 2006
    Three independent observing campaigns announce the discovery of OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb through gravitational microlensing, the first cool rocky/icy extrasolar planet around a main-sequence star.
  • 2020
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Rat in Chinese astrology.

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