On This Day

January 25, 1839 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


CameraFamous Photo

Henry Fox Talbot exhibits early photographs to the Royal Institution in the UK

Photography Pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot
Photography Pioneer
William Henry Fox Talbot

Birthdays in History

  • Seldon Connor, American banker, 35th Governor of Maine, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Fairfield, Maine, (d. 1917)