January 25, 1939 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


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

Birthdays in History

  • Gabriel Romanus, Swedish politician