Monday, April 22, 2024 (Week 17)

January 25 in History

What happened on January 25 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on january 25 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on january 25 in history.

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1984
President Reagan endorses the development of the first U.S. permanently-manned space station.
1972
Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman elected to U.S. Congress, announces candidacy for president.
1972
Nixon airs the eight-point peace plan for Vietnam, asking for POW release in return for withdrawal.
1959
American Airlines begins its first coast-to-coast flight service on a Boeing 707.
1956
Khrushchev says that he believes that Eisenhower is sincere in his efforts to abolish war.
1955
Columbia University scientists develop an atomic clock that is accurate to within one second in 300 years.
1951
The U.S. Eighth Army in Korea launches Operation Thunderbolt, a counter attack to push the Chinese Army north of the Han River.
1949
Axis Sally, who broadcasted Nazi propaganda to U.S. troops in Europe, stands trial in the United States for war crimes.
1943
The last German airfield in Stalingrad is captured by the Red Army.
1930
New York police rout a Communist rally at the Town Hall.
1929
Members of the New York Stock Exchange ask for an additional 275 seats.
1919
The League of Nations plan is adopted by the Allies.
1918
Austria and Germany reject U.S. peace proposals.
1915
Alexander Graham Bell in New York and Thomas Watson in San Francisco make a record telephone transmission.
1904
Two-hundred coal miners are trapped in their Pennsylvania mine after an explosion.
1846
The dreaded Corn Laws, which taxed imported oats, wheat and barley, are repealed by the British Parliament.
1787
Small farmers in Springfield, Massachusetts led by Daniel Shays, revolt against tax laws. Federal troops break up the protesters of what becomes known as Shay’s Rebellion.
1533
Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn.