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January 25 - Deaths

Calendar Date January 25th:
January 25 - Deaths:
389 – Gregory Nazianzus - theologian & Patriarch of Constantinople (b. 329)
477 – Geiseric - King of the Vandals & Alans
844 – Pope Gregory IV
967 – Sayf al-Daula - Hamdanid Emir of Aleppo (b. 916)
1067 – Emperor Yingzong of China (b. 1032)
1366 – Henry Suso - German mystic
1431 – Charles II - Duke of Lorraine (b. 1364)
1494 – King Ferdinand I of Naples (b. 1423)
1559 – King Christian II of Denmark - Sweden & Norway (b. 1481)
1573 – Hirate Hirohide - Japanese samurai (b. 1553)
1578 – Mihrimah Sultana - Ottoman princess (b. 1522)
1586 – Lucas Cranach the Younger - German painter (b. 1515)
1640 – Robert Burton - English scholar (b. 1577)
1670 – Nicholas II - Duke of Lorraine (b. 1612)
1726 – Guillaume Delisle - French cartographer (b. 1675)
1733 – Gilbert Heathcote - Mayor of London (b. 1652)
1751 – Paul Dudley - Attorney-General of Massachusetts (b. 1675)
1881 – Konstantin Thon - Russian architect (b. 1794)
1907 – René Pottier - French cyclist (b. 1879)
1908 – Mikhail Chigorin - Russian chess player (b. 1850)
1908 – Ouida - English writer (b. 1839)
1912 – Dmitry Milyutin - Russian Field Marshal (b. 1816)
1925 – Ivan Vucetic - Croatian anthropologist (b. 1858)
1939 – Charles Davidson Dunbar - British military piper (b. 1870)
1940 – Elias Simojoki - Finnish clergyman & politician (b. 1899)
1947 – Al Capone - American gangster (b. 1899)
1949 – Makino Nobuaki - Japanese statesman (b. 1861)
1954 – Manabendra Nath Roy - Indian marxist (b. 1887)
1957 – Kiyoshi Shiga - Japanese physician & bacteriologist (b. 1871)
1957 – Ichizo Kobayashi - Japanese industrialist & Minister of Commerce & Industry (b. 1873)
1963 – Wilson Kettle - Guinness World Record holder for most living descendants (b. 1860)
1966 – Saul Adler - Russian-born British-Israeli expert on parasitology (b. 1895)
1969 – Irene Castle - English dancer (b. 1887)
1970 – Jane Bathori - French mezzo-soprano (b. 1877)
1970 – Eiji Tsuburaya - Japanese television writer & producer (Ultraman) (b. 1901)
1972 – Erhard Milch - German field marshal (b. 1892)
1975 – Charlotte Whitton - Canadian politician, mayor of Ottawa (b. 1896)
1976 – Chris Kenner - American singer & songwriter (b. 1929)
1980 – Queenie Watts - English actress (b. 1926)
1981 – Adele Astaire - American dancer (b. 1897)
1982 – Mikhail Suslov - Soviet politician (b. 1902)
1985 – Ilias Iliou - Greek politician (b. 1904)
1990 – Ava Gardner - American actress (b. 1922)
1994 – Stephen Cole Kleene - American mathematician (b. 1909)
1996 – Jonathan Larson - American composer (b. 1960)
1999 – Sarah "Sadie" Delany - American author (b. 1889)
1999 – Ted Mallie - American radio & television announcer (b. 1924)
1999 – Robert Shaw - American conductor (b. 1916)
2003 – Samuel Weems - Arkansas judge (b. 1936)
2003 – Sheldon Reynolds - American television producer (b. 1923)
2004 – Fanny Blankers-Koen - Dutch athlete (b. 1918)
2004 – Miklós Fehér - Hungarian footballer (b. 1979)
2005 – Stanisław Albinowski - Polish economist & journalist (b. 1923)
2005 – William Augustus Bootle - American judge (b. 1902)
2005 – Philip Johnson - American architect (b. 1906)
2005 – Manuel Lopes - Cape Verdean writer & poet (b. 1907)
2005 – Ray Peterson - American singer (b. 1935)
2005 – Nettie Witziers-Timmer - Dutch athlete (b. 1923)
2006 – Anna Malle - adult film star (b. 1967)
2008 – Christopher Allport - American actor (b. 1947)
2008 – Evelyn Barbirolli - English musician (b. 1911)
2009 – Kim Manners - American television producer & director (b. 1951)
2010 – Ali Hasan al-Majid aka Chemical Ali - Iraqi defense minister & military commander (executed) (b. 1941)


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January 25 - Births

Calendar Date January 25th:
January 25th - Births:
750 – Leo IV the Khazar - Byzantine Emperor (d. 780)
1477 – Anna - Duchess of Brittany, wife of Charles VIII of France (d. 1514)
1509 – Giovanni Morone - Italian cardinal (d. 1580)
1615 – Govert Flinck - Dutch painter (d. 1660)
1627 – Robert Boyle - Irish chemist (d. 1691)
1634 – Gaspar Fagel - Dutch statesman (d. 1688)
1640 – William Cavendish - 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier & statesman (d. 1707)
1688 – Juraj Jánošík - famous Slovak outlaw (d. 1713)
1736 – Joseph Louis Lagrange - Italian-born mathematician (d. 1813)
1739 – Charles François Dumouriez - French general (d. 1823)
1743 – Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi - German philosopher (d. 1819)
1755 – Paolo Mascagni - Anatomist (d. 1815)
1759 – Robert Burns - Scottish poet (d. 1796)
1777 – Karoline Jagemann - German actor (d. 1848)
1794 – François-Vincent Raspail - French chemist (d. 1878)
1796 – William MacGillivray - Scottish naturalist & ornithologist (d. 1852)
1822 – Charles Reed Bishop - preeminent businessman & philanthropist in Hawaii (d. 1915)
1825 – George Pickett - American Confederate General (d. 1875)
1841 – Jackie Fisher - British First Sea Lord (d. 1920)
1858 – Kokichi Mikimoto - Japanese pearl farm pioneer (d. 1954)
1860 – Charles Curtis - 31st Vice President of the United States (d. 1936)
1864 – Julije Kempf - Croatian historian & writer (d. 1934)
1868 – Juventino Rosas - Mexican composer (d. 1894)
1874 – W. Somerset Maugham - English writer (d. 1965)
1878 – Ernst Alexanderson - Swedish-born television pioneer (d. 1975)
1882 – Virginia Woolf - English writer (d. 1941)
1885 – Kitahara Hakushū - Japanese poet & children's author (d. 1942)
1886 – Wilhelm Furtwängler - German conductor (d. 1954)
1899 – Paul-Henri Spaak - Belgian politician (d. 1972)
1900 – Theodosius Dobzhansky - Ukrainian-American geneticist & biologist (d. 1975)
1900 – Yojiro Ishizaka - Japanese writer (d. 1986)
1901 – Martin De Alzaga - Argentine racing driver (d. 1982)
1902 – Pablo Antonio - Filipino modernist architect (d. 1975)
1905 – Maurice Roy - French Canadian Roman Catholic cardinal, archbishop of Quebec (d. 1985)
1913 – Witold Lutosławski - Polish composer (d. 1994)
1913 – Luis Marden - American photojournalist (d. 2003)
1916 – Frank "Pop" Ivy - American & Canadian football coach (d. 2003)
1917 – Ilya Prigogine - Russian scientist Nobel Laureate (d. 2003)
1917 – Jânio Quadros - Brazilian politician (d. 1992)
1918 – Ernie Harwell - American baseball sportscaster
1919 – Edwin Newman - American journalist & writer
1923 – Rusty Draper - American country & pop singer (d. 2003)
1923 – Shirley Mason - American psychiatric patient (aka, "Sybil") (d. 1998)
1923 – Arvid Carlsson - Swedish scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
1924 – Lou Groza - American football player (d. 2000)
1924 – Speedy West - Country Hall of Fame steel guitar player (d. 2003)
1925 – Giorgos Zampetas - Greek musician & songwriter (d. 1992)
1927 – Antônio Carlos Jobim - Brazilian composer (d. 1994)
1928 – Eduard Shevardnadze - President of Georgia
1928 – Jérôme Choquette - Quebec lawyer & politician
1929 – Benny Golson - American jazz musician
1930 – Tanya Savicheva - Russian diarist (d. 1944)
1931 – Dean Jones - American actor
1933 – Corazon Aquino - 11th President of the Philippines (d. 2009)
1935 – Conrad Burns - American politican
1935 – António Ramalho Eanes - 17th President of Portugal
1936 – Diana Hyland - American actress (d. 1977)
1937 – Ange-Félix Patassé - President of the Central African Republic
1937 – Judith Ann Mayotte - American humanitarian, author
1938 – Shotaro Ishinomori - Japanese manga author (d. 1998)
1938 – Leiji Matsumoto - Japanese creator of anime.
1938 – Etta James - American singer
1938 – Vladimir Vysotsky - Russian poet (d. 1980)
1939 – Gabriel Romanus - Swedish politician
1941 – Buddy Baker - American race car driver
1941 – Gregory Sierra - American actor
1942 – Carl Eller - American football player
1942 – Eusébio - Portuguese footballer
1942 – Shinobu Tsukasa - Japanese kumicho (supreme Godfather) of the largest yakuza organization
1943 – Tobe Hooper - American film director
1943 – Roy Black - German pop singer (d. 1991)
1944 – Anita Pallenberg - Italian model
1945 – Leigh Taylor-Young - American actress
1947 – Tostão - Brazilian footballer
1947 – Ángel Nieto - Spanish motorcycle racer
1948 – Gueorgui Chichkine - Russian painter
1948 – Ros Kelly - Australian politician
1949 – John Cooper Clarke - English punk-poet
1949 – Paul Nurse - English biochemist, Nobel Laureate
1950 – John Terry - American actor
1951 – Steve Prefontaine - American runner (d. 1975)
1952 – Sara Mandiano - French singer & songwriter
1952 – Timothy White - American journalist (d. 2002)
1953 – The Honky Tonk Man - American professional wrestler
1953 – Mark Weil - Uzbek theatre director (d. 2007)
1954 – Ricardo Bochini - Argentinian footballer
1954 – Kay Cottee - first woman to sail solo & non stop around the world.
1954 – Richard Finch - American bass player (KC & the Sunshine Band)
1954 – Kim Gandy - American feminist
1955 – Terry Chimes - English musician (The Clash)
1956 – Andy Cox - English musician (The Beat, Fine Young Cannibals)
1957 – Jenifer Lewis - American actress
1957 – Eskil Erlandsson - Swedish politician
1957 – Andrew P. Harris - American politician
1958 – Dinah Manoff - American actress
1961 – Vivian Balakrishnan - Singaporean politician
1961 – Willie Revillame - Filipino game show host & comedian
1962 – Chris Chelios - American ice hockey player
1965 – Esa Tikkanen - Finnish ice hockey player
1965 – Mark Jordon - English actor
1966 – Chet Culver - American politician, governor of Iowa
1967 – Randy McKay - Canadian ice hockey player
1967 – Mark Bamford - American writer/director
1969 – Kina - American singer
1970 – Stephen Chbosky - American writer
1970 – Chris Mills - American basketball player
1971 – Luca Badoer - Italian race car driver
1971 – China Kantner - American actress
1971 – Ana Ortiz - American actress & singer
1973 – Geoff Johns - American comic book writer
1973 – Chris Guy - American professional wrestler
1974 – Robert Budreau - Canadian film director
1975 – Mia Kirshner - Canadian actress
1975 – Tim Montgomery - American athlete
1975 – Dat Phan - Vietnamese stand-up comedian
1976 – Mario Haberfeld - Brazilian racing car driver
1978 – Denis Menchov - Russian cyclist
1978 – Jason Roberts - English-born footballer
1978 – Derrick Turnbow - Major League Baseball Player
1979 – Pi Hongyan - French badminton player
1979 – Gabe Jennings - American distance runner
1979 – Rodrigo Ribeiro - Brazilian racing driver
1979 – Christine Lakin - American actress
1980 – Michelle McCool - American professional wrestler
1980 – Xavi - Catalan Spanish footballer
1980 – Efstathios Tavlaridis - Greek footballer
1981 – Tose Proeski - Macedonian Singer (d. 2007)
1981 – Francis Jeffers - English footballer
1981 – Alicia Keys - American singer
1982 – Sho Sakurai - Japanese singer & actor
1982 – Shawna Waldron - American actress
1983 – Andrée Watters - Canadian singer
1984 – Robinho - Brazilian footballer
1985 – Tina Karol - Ukrainian singer
1985 – Acie Law IV - American basketball player
1985 – Brent Celek - American football player
1985 – Patrick Willis - American football player
1986 – Chris O'Grady - English footballer
1986 – Shahriar Nafees - Bangladeshi cricketer
1987 – Maria Kirilenko - Russian tennis player
1988 – Tatiana Golovin - French tennis player
1989 – Mikako Tabe - Japanese stage & film actress
1989 – Sheryfa Luna - French singer


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January 25 - General (Calendar Date)


January 25th - Basic Facts:
  • January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
  • There are 340 days remaining until the end of the year (341 in leap years).
  • The preceding day is January 24.
  • Next day is January 26.
January 25th Births (Here)

January 25th Deaths (Here)

January 25 Events:

41 – Claudius is accepted as Roman Emperor by the Senate, following a night of negotiation.
1327 – Edward III becomes King of England.
1494 – Alfonso II becomes King of Naples.
1533 – Henry VIII of England secretly marries 2nd wife Anne Boleyn.
1554 – Founding of São Paulo city, Brazil.
1573 – Battle of Mikatagahara, in Japan - Takeda Shingen defeats Tokugawa Ieyasu.
1755 – Moscow University is established on Tatiana Day.
1787 – American Daniel Shays leads a rebellion to seize Federal arsenal to protest debtor's prisons.
1791 – The British Parliament passes the Constitutional Act of 1791, also splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper & Lower Canada.
1792 – The London Corresponding Society is founded.
1858 – The Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn becomes a popular wedding recessional after it is played on January 25th at the marriage of Queen Victoria's daughter, Victoria, & Friedrich of Prussia.
1879 – The founding of the Bulgarian National Bank.
1881 – Oriental Telephone Company is founded by Thomas Edison & Alexander Graham Bell.
1890 – Nellie Bly completes her round-the-world journey in 72 days.
1909 – Richard Strauss' opera Elektra - debut performance at the Dresden State Opera.
1915 – Alexander Graham Bell inaugurates U.S. transcontinental telephone service - he speaks from New York to Thomas Watson in San Francisco.
1918 – Ukraine declares independence from Bolshevik Russia.
1919 – League of Nations is founded.
1924 – The 1924 Winter Olympics opens in Chamonix, France.
1937 – The Guiding Light debuts on NBC radio from Chicago.
1941 – Pope Pius XII elevates the Apostolic Vicariate of the Hawaiian Islands to a diocese.
1942 – Thailand declares war on the United States & United Kingdom (World War II).
1945 – The Battle of the Bulge ends (World War II).
1946 – The United Mine Workers rejoin the American Federation of Labor.
1949 – The first Emmy Awards are presented at the Hollywood Athletic Club.
1955 – The Soviet Union ends state of war with Germany.
1961 – John F. Kennedy, in Washington, D.C., delivers the first live presidential television news conference.
1971 – Charles Manson & 3 female "Family" members are found guilty of the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders.
1971 – Ukraine leads a coup which deposes Milton Obote & becomes Uganda's president.
1971 – Himachal Pradesh becomes the 18th Indian state.
1981 – Jiang Qing, the widow of Mao Zedong, is sentenced to death.
1986 – The Ugandan government of Tito Okello is toppled by The National Resistance Movement.
1990 – The Burns' Day storm hits northwestern Europe.
1994 – Clementine space probe launches.
1995 – Norwegian Rocket Incident - Russia almost launches a nuclear attack after it mistakes Black Brant XII, a Norwegian research rocket, for a US Trident missile.
1996 – Billy Bailey becomes the last person to be hanged in the U.S..
1998 – Pope John Paul II, during a visit to Cuba, demands the release of political prisoners & political reforms.
1998 – Suicide attack by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam on Sri Lanka's Temple of the Tooth.
2002 – Magnus Manske Day - Wikipedia switches to the new version of its software ("Phase II").
2004 – Opportunity rover (MER-B) lands on surface of Mars.
2005 – A stampede at the Mandher Devi temple in Mandhradevi in India kills at least 258.
2006 – Discovery of OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb through gravitational microlensing, the first cool rocky/icy extrasolar planet around a main-sequence star.


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Birthstones List (Months January to December)

January - Garnet

February - Amethyst

March - Aquamarine

April - Diamond

May - Emerald

June - Pearl

July - Ruby

August - Peridot

September - Sapphire

October - Opal

November - Topaz

December - Turquoise


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