January 25: Day of the Week
January 25, 2019 was the 25th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 340 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aquarius is the zodiac 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.
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January 25 Historical Event(s)
- 41After a night of negotiation, Claudius is accepted as Roman Emperor by the Senate.
- 1554Founding of São Paulo city, Brazil.
- 1575Luanda, the capital of Angola is founded by the Portuguese navigator Paulo Dias de Novais.
- 1787American Daniel Shays leads a rebellion to seize Federal arsenal to protest debtor’s prisons.
- 1919The League of Nations is founded.
- 1955The Soviet Union ends state of war with Germany.
- 1982New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Dog in Chinese astrology.
- 1993Five people are shot outside the CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia resulting in two murders.
- 2001A 50-year-old Douglas DC-3 crashes near Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela killing 24.
- 2010Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409 crashes into the Mediterranean Sea shortly after take-off from Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, killing all 90 people on-board.
Who were born on January 25?
- 1477Anna, Duchess of Brittany, wife of Charles VIII of France (d. 1514)
- 1824Michael Madhusudan Dutt, Bengali author. (d. 1873)
- 1896Florence Mills, American cabaret singer, dancer, and comedian (d. 1927)
- 1919Edwin Newman, American broadcast journalist (d. 2010)
- 1929Robert Faurisson, French academic and holocaust denier
- 1949John Cooper Clarke, English punk-poet
- 1954Richard Finch, American bass player (KC and the Sunshine Band)
- 1956Andy Cox, English musician (The Beat, Fine Young Cannibals)
- 1971Ana Ortiz, American actress and singer
- 1980Efstathios Tavlaridis, Greek footballer
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