On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 2016

Historical Events

  • British rowing team becomes first female crew and first crew of four to cross the Pacific, San Francisco to Cairns in 257 days

Famous Deaths

  • Concepcion Picciotto, American peace activist (longest political protest in US history, outside The White House), dies at 80
  • Denise Duval, French soprano (music of Francis Poulenc), dies at 94
  • Leif Solberg, Norwegian organist, choral conductor and composer, dies at 101
2016 Highlights

About January 25, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius