On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 2019

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson

AgreementAgreement 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

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 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