1348 ~ hit the Friuli Earthquake South Alpine region of in Friuli on the 25th January 1348, causing damage to buildings as far away as Italy . Rome
1533 ~ secretly married his 2nd wife Henry VIII of England on the 25th January 1533. On the 23rd May 1533, Anne Boleyn declared Thomas Cranmer Henry and marriage null and void, and 5 days later, he declared Henry and Anne’s marriage to be good and valid. Catherine‘s See wedding painting..
Henry VIII of England secretly marrying his 2nd wife Anne Boleyn on the 25th January 1533
1554 ~ city in São Paulo was founded on the 25th January 1554. Brazil
1755 ~ was established on Moscow University on the 25th January 1755. Tatiana Day
1765 ~ , the 1st British settlement in the Port Egmont at the southern tip of Falkland Islands , was founded on the 25th January 1765. South America
1858 ~ by The Wedding March became a popular wedding recessional after it was played on the 25th January 1858, at the marriage of Felix Mendelssohn daughter, Queen Victoria‘s , and Victoria . Friedrich of Prussia
1881 ~ & Thomas Edison formed the Alexander Graham Bell on the 25th January 1881. Oriental Telephone Company
1882 ~ the Virginia Woolf English author and critic was born on the 25th January 1882 (died 1941).
1890 ~ completed her round-the-world journey in 72 days on the 25th January 1890 (died 1922). Nellie Bly
1909 ~ ‘s opera Richard Strauss received its debut performance at the Elektra Dresden State Opera on the 25th January 1909.
1915 ~ inaugurated the Alexander Graham Bell U.S. transcontinental telephone service on the 25th January 1915, when he spoke from New York to in Thomas Watson San Francisco.
1919 ~ was founded on the 25th January 1919. League of Nations
1924 ~ opened in The 1924 Winter Olympics on the 25th January 1924, inaugurating the Chamonix, France . Winter Olympic Games
1937 ~ debuted on NBC radio on the 25th January 1937. In 1952 it moved to CBS television, where it remained on air until the 18th September 2009. The Guiding Light
1938 ~ the Etta James American singer-songwriter was born on the 25th January 1938 (died 2012 aged 73). YouTube video: Etta James – I’d Rather Be Blind (Live at Montreux 1975)..
1947 ~ filed a patent for a Thomas Goldsmith Jr. amusement device on the 25th January 1947. CRT
1949 ~ were presented for the 1st time on the 25th January 1949, at the The Emmy Awards Hollywood Athletic Club.
1955 ~ ended the state of war with Soviet Union Germany on the 25th January 1955.
1961 ~ delivered the 1st live John F. Kennedy presidential television news conference on the 25th January 1961, in Washington, D.C.
1969 ~ the Kina American singer-songwriter from was born on the 25th January 1969. Brownstone YouTube music video by Brownstone performing I Can’t Tell You Why (by Eagles) in 1995..
1971 ~ and 3 female Charles Manson “Family” members were found guilty of the 1969 on the 25th January 1971. Tate-LaBianca murders
1974 ~ the Emily Haines Canadian singer-songwriter from was born on the 25th January 1974. Metric
1980 ~ was honored with India’s highest civilian award Mother Teresa on the 25th January 1980. Bharat Ratna
1981 ~ the Alicia Keys American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress was born on the 25th January 1981. YouTube video: Girl On Fire (2012)..
1983 ~ the Andrée Watters Canadian singer was born on the 25th January 1983. YouTube video: Nouveau Vidéoclip Ma liberté d’Andrée Watters..
1990 ~ the Thomas Berge Dutch singer was born Chiel Ottink on the 25th January 1990. YouTube video: Thomas Berge ~ Words..
1992 ~ from the Jordan “Rizzle” Stephens English hip hop duo was born on the 25th January 1992. Rizzle Kicks
1994 ~ The space probe was launched on the 25th January 1994. Clementine
1995 ~ was on the 25th January 1995, when The Norwegian Rocket Incident almost launched a Russia nuclear attack after it mistook , a Black Brant XII research rocket, for a Norwegian US missile. Trident
1996 ~ became the last person to be hanged in the Billy Bailey United States of America on the 25th January 1996.
1999 ~ the Jai Waetford Australian finalist was born on the 25th January 1999. 2013 X Factor Jai Waetford official Facebook. YouTube video: Jai Waetford 2013 X factor audition: Different Worlds & Don’t Let Me Go..
Jai Waetford official Facebook page (screenshot August 2013) ~ www.facebook.com/pages/Jai-Waetford
2004 ~ landed on the surface of Opportunity rover on the 25th January 2004. Mars
2011 ~ by Party Rock Anthem was released on the 25th January 2011. LMFAO YouTube Vevo video: LMFAO ~ Party Rock Anthem (2011) ft. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock ~ over 570 million views in the first 2 years…
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