January 25: Day of the Week
January 25, 2018 was the 25th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 340 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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)
- 1573Battle of Mikatagahara, in Japan; Takeda Shingen defeats Tokugawa Ieyasu.
- 1755Moscow University is established on Tatiana Day.
- 1919The League of Nations is founded.
- 1946The United Mine Workers rejoins the American Federation of Labor.
- 1949At the Hollywood Athletic Club the first Emmy Awards are presented.
- 1969Brazilian Army captain Carlos Lamarca deserts in order to fight against the military dictatorship, taking with him 10 machine guns and 63 rifles.
- 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.
- 20032003 Invasion of Iraq: A group of people left London, England, for Baghdad, Iraq, to serve as human shields to prevent the U.S.-led coalition troops from bombing certain locations.
- 2004Opportunity rover (MER-B) lands on surface of Mars.
- 2020New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Rat in Chinese astrology.
Who were born on January 25?
- 1896Florence Mills, American cabaret singer, dancer, and comedian (d. 1927)
- 1913Luis Marden, American photojournalist (d. 2003)
- 1923Shirley Ardell Mason, American psychiatric patient (d. 1998)
- 1925Giorgos Zampetas, Greek musician and songwriter (d. 1992)
- 1949Paul Nurse, English biochemist, Nobel Laureate
- 1958Dinah Manoff, American actress
- 1970Milt Stegall, American-born Canadian Football League player
- 1974Attilio Nicodemo, Italian footballer
- 1978Jason Roberts, English footballer
- 1985James Ball, Musician
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