Historical Events on January 25, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st nuclear fission experiment (splitting of a uranium atom) in the US, in basement of Pupin Hall, Columbia University by a team including Enrico Fermi

Father of the Atomic Bomb Enrico Fermi
Father of the Atomic Bomb
Enrico Fermi
  • Earthquake hits Chillan Chile, 10,000 killed

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Louis KOs John Henry Lewis in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis