According to Gregory calendar, January 25 is the day number 25 in a given year. January 25 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 25 January in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1533Anne Boleyn, already pregnant with future queen Elizabeth,secretly married Henry VIII of England, the second of his six marriages.
1554The city of São Paulo was established in Brazil.
1554Jesuit missionaries José de Anchieta and Manoel da Nóbrega established a mission at São Paulo dos Campos de Piratininga, which grew to become São Paulo, Brazil.
1576Portuguese explorer Paulo Dias de Novais founded the settlement of São Paulo da Assumpção de Loanda on the western coast of Africa,now known as Luanda.
1704English colonists from the Province of Carolina and their native allies began a series of brutal raids against a largely pacific population of Apalachee in Spanish Florida.
1755Moscow University was established.
1791The British Parliament passed the Constitutional Act 1791, dividing the old province of Quebec into upper and lower Canada.
1824Famous Bengali poet Michael Madhusudan Dutt was born.
1871Caucasian struggler Dharmaguru Shaikh Shamil died in Madina Nagar.
1881Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell founded the Oriental Telephone Company.
1881Thomas Alva Edison and Alexander Graham Bell formed the Oriental Telephone Company.
1890American journalist Nellie Bly completed a circumnavigation of the globe, inspired by Jules Verne's Around the World in Eighty Days, ina then-record 72 days.
1904The coal mine explosion in Cheswick, Pennsylvania killed 179 people.
1924The first Winter Olympic Games were held in Chamonix, France.
193910 thousand people died in Chile's Chilean earthquake.
1947Famous gangster Al Capone died.
1949The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented the first Emmy Awards to honor excellence in the American television industry.
1952The first International Film Festival was held in Bombay.
1955The United States and Panama signed the Canal Treaty.
1971Idi Amin Dada seized power in a military coup d'état from President Milton Obote, beginning eight years of military rule in Uganda.
1980The famous philanthropist Mother Teresa was awarded the Bharat Ratna.
1983Acharya Vinoba Bhave was posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honor.
1990Avianca Flight 52 ran out of fuel on approach to New York'sJohn F. Kennedy International Airport and crashed into the village ofCove Neck, resulting in the deaths of 73 people.
1993Five people were shot outside the Central Intelligence Agency Headquarters in Langley, Virginia, resulting in two deaths.
1995A team of Norwegian and American scientists launched a Black Brant XII sounding rocket, which was mistaken for a Trident missile by Russian forces.
1998“Grease,” closed at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City. It closed after 1,503 performances.
1998Office Depot LPGA tournament is won by Helen Alfredsson.
1998Superbowl XXXII: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, Denvor Broncos beat Green Bay Packers by 31-24.
1999An earthquake in Colombia in the last 16 years killed 300 people and injured a thousand people.
1999Colombia is hit by Earthquake. It has been reported that 1,185 were killed in Armenia.
2004Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity landed on Mars and rolled into Eagle crater, a small crater onthe Meridiani Planum.
2006Three independent observing campaigns announced the discovery of OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb, a super-Earth extrasolar planet 21, 500 ±3, 300 light years away from Earth near the center of the Milky Way.
2010China has discovered new traces of melamine in milk products. Thousands of children became ill from melamine in milk in China.
2010Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409, en route to Addis Ababa,Ethiopia, crashed into the Mediterranean Sea shortly after takeoff fromBeirut, Lebanon, killing all 90 people aboard.
2011Tens of thousands of people participated in a ‘day of revolt' to protest against the government in Egypt.
2011Australia and Japan will play the AFC Asian Cup Final.
2011The first wave of the Egyptian revolution began, eventually leading to the removal of Hosni Mubarak after nearly 30 years of rule.
2012Iran President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that the country is ready to discuss about its nuclear program with other countries.
2013UEFA announced plans for EURO 2020. The football championship will be held in 13 different countries.
2014National 9/11 Memorial officials have announced that the 9/11 Museum will be opened Mid May - in memory of the victims of the terrorists attack.
2015Miss Colombia Polina Vega became Miss Universe 2014.

Important Historical Events of 25 January in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1880Renowned social reformer Keshav Chandra Sen started the New Vidyavan or Indian Brahmo Samaj by embracing Christian and Vaishnavi devotion in Brahmo Samaj.
1930Three people were killed by a bomb thrown on the road from a bus in Pune, India.
1971Himachal Pradesh became the 18th state of India.

Important Days of 25 January National & International Days 🏁

National Voters DayNational Day
Tourism DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 25 January 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1824Michael Madhusudan Dutt / Poet / India

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