Historical Events on January 25th, 2013

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 50 people are killed and 90 are injured in a prison riot in Barquisimeto, Venezuela
  • 6 civilians and 1 police officer are shot dead and 456 people are injured during a nationwide protest against Egypt’s 2011 revolution
  • 8 people are killed by 2 car bombs in Golan Heights, Syria
  • Initial GDP figures for the fourth quarter of 2012 show the UK economy shrank by 0.3% raising fears of a triple dip recession
  • Islamist forces are driven out of Hombori by the Malian army
  • Tropical cyclone Oswald makes landfall in Queensland, Australia, causing mass flooding