On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1881

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell form the Oriental Telephone Company.


Famous Birthdays

  • Emil Ludwig, German biographer (Diana, Son of Man), born in Wrocław, Poland (d. 1948)

Famous Deaths

  • Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (Grand Kremlin Palace), dies at 86
1881 Highlights

About January 25, 1881

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius