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What Happened on January 15, 1875

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestIbn Saud

Abdulaziz Ibn Saud, Founder and first King of Saudi Arabia (1932-53), born in Riyadh, Emirate of Nejd (d. 1953)

Founder of Saudi Arabia Ibn Saud
Founder of Saudi Arabia
Ibn Saud
  • Tom Burke, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m, 400m 1896), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1929)
1875 Highlights

About January 15, 1875

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn