What Happened on January 25

Historical Events

  • 1554 Founding of São Paulo city, Brazil.
  • 1565 Battle at Talikota India: the Deccan sultanate destroy Vijayanagar's army and the last Hindu kingdom of Southern India
  • 1840 American naval expedition under Charles Wilkes first to identify Antarctica as a new continent
  • 1949 1st Israeli election - Ben-Gurion's Mapai party wins
  • 2011 Egyptian Revolution of 2011 begins in Egypt, with a series of street demonstrations, marches, rallies, acts of civil disobedience, riots, labour strikes, and violent clashes in Cairo, Alexandria, and throughout other cities in Egypt.
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Did You Know?

Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" first played, at wedding of Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Victoria, to crown prince of Prussia

On January 25, 1858

Famous Weddings

  • 1533 England's King Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn, his 2nd wife
  • 1871 US President William McKinley (27) weds Ida Saxton (23) at the First Presbyterian Church in Canton
  • 1964 Comedian and actor Bill Cosby marries Camille Olivia Hanks
  • 1964 MLB outfielder Pete Rose (22) weds first wife Karolyn Englehardt
  • 1981 Actor Bill Murray (30) weds Margaret Kelly on Super Bowl Sunday in Las Vegas
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