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Year Name
2019 A mining company's dam collapses in Brumadinho, Brazil, a south-eastern city, killing at least seven people and leaving 200 missing.
2015 A clash in Mamasapano, Maguindanao in the Philippines kills 44 members of Special Action Force (SAF), at least 18 from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and five from the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters.
2013 At least 50 people are killed and 120 people are injured in a prison riot in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
2011 The first wave of the Egyptian revolution begins throughout the country, marked by street demonstrations, rallies, acts of civil disobedience, riots, labour strikes, and violent clashes.
2010 Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409 crashes into the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Na'ameh, Lebanon, killing 90.
2006 Mexican professional wrestler Juana Barraza is arrested in connection with the serial killing of at least ten elderly women.
2005 A stampede at the Mandhradevi temple in Maharashtra, India kills at least 258.
2003 Invasion of Iraq: A group of people leave London, England, for Baghdad, Iraq, to serve as human shields, intending to prevent the U.S.-led coalition troops from bombing certain locations.
1999 A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hits western Colombia killing at least 1,000.
1998 During a historic visit to Cuba, Pope John Paul II demands political reforms and the release of political prisoners while condemning US attempts to isolate the country.
1998 A suicide attack by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam on Sri Lanka's Temple of the Tooth kills eight and injures 25 others.
1996 Billy Bailey becomes the last person to be hanged in the United States.
1995 The Norwegian rocket incident: Russia almost launches a nuclear attack after it mistakes Black Brant XII, a Norwegian research rocket, for a US Trident missile.
1994 The spacecraft Clementine by BMDO and NASA is launched.
1993 Five people are shot outside the CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia. Two are killed and three wounded.
1990 Avianca Flight 52 crashes in Cove Neck, New York, killing 73.
1986 The National Resistance Movement topples the government of Tito Okello in Uganda.
1980 Mother Teresa is honored with India's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna.
1979 Pope John Paul II starts his first official papal visits outside Italy to The Bahamas, Dominican Republic, and Mexico.
1971 Charles Manson and four "Family" members (three of them female) are found guilty of the 1969 Tate–LaBianca murders.
1971 Idi Amin leads a coup deposing Milton Obote and becomes Uganda's president.
1969 Brazilian Army captain Carlos Lamarca deserts in order to fight against the military dictatorship, taking with him ten machine guns and 63 rifles.
1967 South Vietnamese junta leader and Prime Minister Nguyen Cao Ky fires rival, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Nguyen Huu Co, while the latter is overseas on a diplomatic visit.
1964 Blue Ribbon Sports, which would later become Nike, is founded by University of Oregon track and field athletes.
1961 In Washington, D.C., US President John F. Kennedy delivers the first live presidential television news conference.
1960 The National Association of Broadcasters in the United States reacts to the "payola" scandal by threatening fines for any disc jockeys who accept money for playing particular records.
1949 The first Emmy Awards are presented in the United States; the venue is the Hollywood Athletic Club.
1947 Thomas Goldsmith Jr. files a patent for a "Cathode Ray Tube Amusement Device", the first ever electronic game.
1946 The United Mine Workers rejoins the American Federation of Labor.
1946 United Nations Security Council Resolution 1 relating to Military Staff Committee is adopted.
1945 World War II: The Battle of the Bulge ends.
1942 World War II: Thailand declares war on the United States and United Kingdom.
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.
1937 The Guiding Light debuts on NBC radio from Chicago. In 1952 it moves to CBS television, where it remains until September 18, 2009.
1932 Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chinese National Revolutionary Army begins the defense of Harbin.
1924 The 1924 Winter Olympics opens in Chamonix, in the French Alps, inaugurating the Winter Olympic Games.
1918 The Ukrainian People's Republic declares independence from Soviet Russia.
1918 The Finnish Defence Forces (The White Guards) are established as the official army of independent Finland, and Baron C. G. E. Mannerheim is appointed its Commander-in-Chief.
1917 Sinking of the SS Laurentic after hitting two German mines off the coast of Northern Ireland.
1915 Alexander Graham Bell inaugurates U.S. transcontinental telephone service, speaking from New York to Thomas Watson in San Francisco.
1909 Richard Strauss's opera Elektra receives its debut performance at the Dresden State Opera.
1890 Nellie Bly completes her round-the-world journey in 72 days.
1881 Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell form the Oriental Telephone Company.
1879 The Bulgarian National Bank is founded.
1858 The Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn is played at the marriage of Queen Victoria's daughter, Victoria, and Friedrich of Prussia, and becomes a popular wedding processional.
1819 University of Virginia chartered by Commonwealth of Virginia, with Thomas Jefferson one of its founders.
1792 The London Corresponding Society is founded.
1791 The British Parliament passes the Constitutional Act of 1791 and splits the old Province of Quebec into Upper Canada and Lower Canada.
1787 Shays's Rebellion: The rebellion's largest confrontation, outside the Springfield Armory, results in the killing of four rebels and the wounding of twenty.
1765 Port Egmont, the first British settlement in the Falkland Islands near the southern tip of South America, is founded.
1755 Moscow University is established on Tatiana Day.
1704 The Battle of Ayubale results in the destruction of most of the Spanish missions in Florida.
1585 Walter Raleigh is knighted, shortly after renaming North America region "Virginia", in honor of Elizabeth I, Queen of England, sometimes referred to as the "Virgin Queen".
1575 Luanda, the capital of Angola, is founded by the Portuguese navigator Paulo Dias de Novais.
1573 Battle of Mikatagahara: In Japan, Takeda Shingen defeats Tokugawa Ieyasu.
1554 São Paulo, Brazil, is founded by Jesuit priests.
1533 Henry VIII of England secretly marries his second wife Anne Boleyn.
1515 Coronation of Francis I of France takes place at Reims Cathedral, where the new monarch is anointed with the oil of Clovis and girt with the sword of Charlemagne.
1494 Alfonso II becomes King of Naples.
1348 A strong earthquake strikes the South Alpine region of Friuli in modern Italy, causing considerable damage to buildings as far away as Rome.
750 In the Battle of the Zab, the Abbasid rebels defeat the Umayyad Caliphate, leading to the overthrow of the dynasty.
41 After a night of negotiation, Claudius is accepted as Roman emperor by the Senate.
Famous People Born on January 25

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Year Name
1526 Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (d. 1586)
1923 Shirley Ardell Mason, American psychiatric patient (d. 1998)
1925 Gordy Soltau, American football player and sportscaster (d. 2014)
1967 David Ginola, French footballer
1942 Carl Eller, American football player and sportscaster
1908 Hsieh Tung-min, Taiwanese politicians and Vice President of the Republic of China (d. 2001)
1956 Dinah Manoff, American actress
1921 Josef Holeček, Czechoslovakian canoeist (d. 2005)
1964 Stephen Pate, Australian cyclist
1950 Gloria Naylor, American novelist (d. 2016)
Famous People Deaths On January 25

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Date Name
1994 Stephen Cole Kleene, American mathematician, computer scientist, and academic (b. 1909)
2009 Eleanor F. Helin, American astronomer (b. 1932)
1970 Jane Bathori, French soprano (b. 1877)
1908 Ouida, English-Italian author (b. 1839)
1988 Colleen Moore, American actress (b. 1899)
1872 Richard S. Ewell, American general (b. 1817)
477 Gaiseric, king of the Vandals (b. 389)
1138 Antipope Anacletus II
1996 Jonathan Larson, American playwright and composer (b. 1960)
1939 Charles Davidson Dunbar, Scottish soldier and bagpipe player (b. 1870)