On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 2019

Historical Events

  • At least 20 people have died this week in Venezuelan anti-government protests according to the UN

Music History

Documentary "Leaving Neverland" detailing singer Michael Jackson's relationship with two boys premieres at the Sundance Film Festival

Agreement of Interest

Longest-ever US government shutdown ends after 35 days when President Donald Trump agrees to three week of negotiations on border security by a House-Senate conference committee

  • Roger Stone, political lobbyist for Donald Trump is arrested as part of Mueller investigation for obstruction of justice, witness tampering and making false statements
  • Tailing dam for an iron ore mine in Brumadinho, south-eastern Brazil, collapses killing at least 110 with 238 missing

Famous Deaths

  • Florence Knoll Bassett, American furniture designer (Knoll), dies at 101
  • Meshulam Riklis, Turkish-born Israeli businessman and husband of Pia Zadora, dies at 95
2019 Highlights

About January 25, 2019

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius