January 25: Day of the Week
January 25, 2021 was the 25th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 340 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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.
- 1494Alfonso II becomes King of Naples.
- 1554Founding of São Paulo city, Brazil.
- 1879The Bulgarian National Bank is founded.
- 1918Ukraine declares independence from Bolshevik Russia.
- 1969Brazilian Army captain Carlos Lamarca deserts in order to fight against the military dictatorship, taking with him 10 machine guns and 63 rifles.
- 1990The Burns’ Day storm hits northwestern Europe.
- 1995The Norwegian Rocket Incident: Russia almost launches a nuclear attack after it mistakes Black Brant XII, a Norwegian research rocket, for a US Trident missile.
- 1998During 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.
- 2020New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Rat in Chinese astrology.
Who were born on January 25?
- 1919Edwin Newman, American broadcast journalist (d. 2010)
- 1921Samuel T. Cohen, American physicist (d. 2010)
- 1923Arvid Carlsson, Swedish scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
- 1931Dean Jones, American actor
- 1950Gloria Naylor, African American novelist
- 1954Kim Gandy, American feminist activist
- 1957Andrew P. Harris, American politician
- 1969Kina, American singer
- 1978Jason Roberts, English footballer
- 1982Shawna Waldron, American actress
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