On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1839

Historical Events


CameraFamous Photo

Henry Fox Talbot exhibits early photographs to the Royal Institution in the UK

Photography Pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot
Photography Pioneer
William Henry Fox Talbot

Famous Birthdays

  • Seldon Connor, American banker, 35th Governor of Maine, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Fairfield, Maine, (d. 1917)
1839 Highlights

About January 25, 1839

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 182 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius