On This Day

Historical Events on January 25 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 221 of 221

  • 2011 Egyptian Revolution of 2011 begins with a series of street demonstrations, rallies, acts of civil disobedience, labor strikes and violent clashes in Cairo, Alexandria and other major cities
  • 2011 UK authorities annouce UK has suffered shock contraction of 0.5% in the 2010 fourth quarter, due to severe winter weather and budget cuts implemented by the coalition government, increasing fears UK headed for a double-dip recession
  • 2013 8 people are killed by 2 car bombs in Golan Heights, Syria
  • 2013 Islamist forces are driven out of Hombori by the Malian army
  • 2013 6 civilians and 1 police officer are shot dead and 456 people are injured during a nationwide protest against Egypt’s 2011 revolution
  • 2013 50 people are killed and 90 are injured in a prison riot in Barquisimeto, Venezuela
  • 2013 Tropical cyclone Oswald makes landfall in Queensland, Australia, causing mass flooding
  • 2013 Initial GDP figures for the fourth quarter of 2012 show the UK economy shrank by 0.3% raising fears of a triple dip recession
  • 2014 Australian Open Women's Tennis: Li Na of China becomes first Asian Australian champion; beats Dominika Cibulková of Slovakia 7-6, 6-0
  • 2015 Miss Colombia Paulina Vega is crowned Miss Universe 2014
  • 2015 60th NHL All-Star Game, Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH: Team Toews beats Team Foligno, 17-12; MVP: Ryan Johansen

Sport awardNFL Pro Bowl

2015 NFL Pro Bowl, University of Phoenix, Glendale, AZ: Team Irvin beats Team Carter, 32-28; MVPs: J.J. Watt, Houston Texans, DE; Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions, QB

American Football Player J.J. Watt
American Football Player
J.J. Watt
  • 2016 British rowing team becomes first female crew and first crew of four to cross the Pacific, San Francisco to Cairns in 257 days
  • 2017 Kisenosato becomes the 1st Japanese home-grown sumo champion since 1998 when he is made yokozuna, 72nd Grand Champion
  • 2018 Doomsday clock moved by 30 seconds to 2 minutes to midnight by Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, closest since 1950s
  • 2018 Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi asked "are there any bookshops in Nigeria?" in controversial French interview

AgreementAgreement of Interest

2019 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
  • 2019 At least 20 people have died this week in Venezuelan anti-government protests according to the UN
  • 2019 Tailing dam for an iron ore mine in Brumadinho, south-eastern Brazil, collapses killing at least 110 with 238 missing
  • 2019 Roger Stone, political lobbyist for Donald Trump is arrested as part of Mueller investigation for obstruction of justice, witness tampering and making false statements

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2019 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