On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1858

Historical Events

Music Premiere

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Giuseppi Radiciotti, Italian musicologist & composer, born in Iesi, Italy (d. 1931)
  • Mikimoto KĊkichi, Japanese entrepreneur & pearl farm pioneer, born in Toba, Japan (d. 1954)
1858 Highlights

About January 25, 1858

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius