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)
- 1533Henry VIII of England secretly marries his second wife Anne Boleyn.
- 1791The British Parliament passes the Constitutional Act of 1791 and splits the old Province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada.
- 1890Nellie Bly completes her round-the-world journey in 72 days.
- 1945World War II: The Battle of the Bulge ends.
- 1961In Washington, D.C. John F. Kennedy delivers the first live presidential television news conference.
- 1971Charles Manson and three female “Family” members are found guilty of the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders.
- 1981Jiang Qing, the widow of Mao Zedong, is sentenced to death.
- 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.
- 2001A 50-year-old Douglas DC-3 crashes near Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela killing 24.
- 2020New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Rat in Chinese astrology.
Who were born on January 25?
- 1477Anna, Duchess of Brittany, wife of Charles VIII of France (d. 1514)
- 1822Charles Reed Bishop, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1915)
- 1878Ernst Alexanderson, Swedish television pioneer (d. 1975)
- 1917Ilya Prigogine, Russian scientist Nobel Laureate (d. 2003)
- 1942Carl Eller, American football player
- 1950Gloria Naylor, African American novelist
- 1966Chet Culver, American politician
- 1979Pi Hongyan, French badminton player
- 1981Francis Jeffers, English footballer
- 1982Sho Sakurai, Japanese singer and actor
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