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On This Day: January 25th

This is 25th day of the year and 340 days remain in the year.

in history
1890
United Mine Workers of America was founded.
1890
Nellie Bly bested Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days by completing her circumnavigation in 72 days.
1915
Alexander Graham Bell inaugurated transcontinental telephone service.
1924

The first Winter Olympic games opened at Chamonix, France.

1961
President John F. Kennedy held the first presidential news conference carried live on radio and television.
1971
Charles Manson was found guilty of murdering Sharon Tate and six others.
January 25 BirthdaysVirginia Woolf

1882–1941, English Writer.


Eusebiosoccer player
Steve Prefontainerunner
Tatiana Golovintennis player
Robert Burnspoet
Corazon Aquinopolitician
George Edward PickettConfederate general
Joseph Louis Lagrangemathematician and astronomer
W. Somerset Maughamwriter
Alicia Keyssinger, songwriter



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