On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 2017

Historical Events

  • Kisenosato becomes the 1st Japanese home-grown sumo champion since 1998 when he is made yokozuna, 72nd Grand Champion

Famous Deaths

  • Buchi Emecheta, Nigerian English writer (Price of Bride), dies at 72
  • John Hurt, English actor (Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express), dies at 77

Person of interestMary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore, American actress (The Dick Van Dyke Show; The Mary Tyler Moore Show; Ordinary People), dies at 80

  • Robert Garcia, American politician hit by Wedtech scandal (Rep-D-NY, 1978-83), dies at 84
2017 Highlights

About January 25, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius