Want to find out what all happened on 25. January

After a night of negotiation, Claudius is accepted as Roman Emperor by the Senate. (25. January 41)

In the Battle of the Zab, the Abbasid rebels defeat the Umayyad Caliphate, leading to overthrow of the dynasty. (25. January 750)

A strong earthquake strikes the South Alpine region of Friuli in modern Italy, causing considerable damage to buildings as far away as Rome. (25. January 1348)

Alfonso II becomes King of Naples. (25. January 1494)

Henry VIII of England secretly marries his second wife Anne Boleyn. (25. January 1533)

Founding of São Paulo city, Brazil. (25. January 1554)

Battle of Mikatagahara: In Japan, Takeda Shingen defeats Tokugawa Ieyasu. (25. January 1573)

Luanda, the capital of Angola, is founded by the Portuguese navigator Paulo Dias de Novais. (25. January 1575)

The Battle of Ayubale results in the destruction of most of the Spanish missions in Florida. (25. January 1704)

Moscow University is established on Tatiana Day. (25. January 1755)

Port Egmont, the first British settlement in the Falkland Islands at the southern tip of South America, is founded. (25. January 1765)

Shays' Rebellion: The rebellion's largest confrontation, outside the Springfield Armory, results in the killing of four rebels and the wounding of twenty. (25. January 1787)

The British Parliament passes the Constitutional Act of 1791 and splits the old Province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada. (25. January 1791)

The London Corresponding Society is founded. (25. January 1792)

The Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn is played at the marriage of Queen Victoria's daughter, Victoria, and Friedrich of Prussia, and becomes a popular wedding recessional. (25. January 1858)

The Bulgarian National Bank is founded. (25. January 1879)

Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell form the Oriental Telephone Company. (25. January 1881)

Nellie Bly completes her round-the-world journey in 72 days. (25. January 1890)

Richard Strauss's opera Elektra receives its debut performance at the Dresden State Opera. (25. January 1909)

Alexander Graham Bell inaugurates U.S. transcontinental telephone service, speaking from New York to Thomas Watson in San Francisco. (25. January 1915)

en  ar  bg  cs  da  de  el  es  et  fi  fr  he  hi  hr  hu  id  it  ja  ko  lt  lv  nl  no  pl  pt  ro  ru  sk  sl  sr  sv  th  tr  uk  vi  zh  zht  
Editorial board: editorial@history-page.com
Copyright (C):Online press. All rights reserved.

We use "Cookies" for better user experience. By proceeding to use this page you approve our Cookie policy.

Close this notice Find out more