What Happened on January 25, 1999

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • After an inquiry into a corruption scandal, 6 International Olympic Committee members are expelled
  • Earthquake hits Colombia, South America, killing around 300 and injuring 1000

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Shaw, American conductor (b. 1916)
  • Sarah "Sadie" Delany, American author (b. 1889)
  • Ted Mallie, American radio and television announcer (b. 1924)