Thursday January 25, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

January 25: Day of the Week

January 25, 2024 was the 25th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 341 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

January 25 Historical Event(s)

1554
Founding of São Paulo city, Brazil.
1879
The Bulgarian National Bank is founded.
1918
Ukraine declares independence from Bolshevik Russia.
1919
The League of Nations is founded.
1937
The Guiding Light debuts on NBC radio from Chicago. In 1952 it moves to CBS television, where it remains until Sept. 18, 2009.
1960
The National Association of Broadcasters reacts to the Payola scandal by threatening fines for any disc jockeys who accept money for playing particular records.
1981
Jiang Qing, the widow of Mao Zedong, is sentenced to death.
1998
During 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.
2006
Mexican professional wrestler Juana Barraza is arrested in conjunction with the serial killing of at least 10 elderly women.
2020
New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Rat in Chinese astrology.

Who were born on January 25?

1796
William MacGillivray, Scottish naturalist and ornithologist (d. 1852)
1902
Pablo Antonio, Filipino modernist architect (d. 1975)
1929
Benny Golson, American jazz musician
1930
Tanya Savicheva, Russian diarist (d. 1944)
1931
Dean Jones, American actor
1961
Vivian Balakrishnan, Singaporean politician
1967
Randy McKay, Canadian ice hockey player
1979
Christine Lakin, American actress
1979
Zoe Britton, American Pornographic Actress
1986
Shahriar Nafees, Bangladeshi cricketer

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