On This Day in History

for Sunday 25th January 2015

Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 193

1554 - Founding of São Paulo city, Brazil.
1565 - Battle at Talikota India: the Deccan sultanate destroy Vijayanagar's army and the last Hindu kingdom of Southern India
1840 - American naval expedition under Charles Wilkes first to identify Antarctica as a new continent
1949 - 1st Israeli election - Ben-Gurion's Mapai party wins
2011 - Egyptian Revolution of 2011 begins in Egypt, with a series of street demonstrations, marches, rallies, acts of civil disobedience, riots, labour strikes, and violent clashes in Cairo, Alexandria, and throughout other cities in Egypt.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 236

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 5 of 5

1533 - England's King Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn (approximate date), his 2nd wife
1871 - US President William McKinley (27) weds Ida Saxton (23) at the First Presbyterian Church in Canton
1964 - Comedian and actor Bill Cosby marries Camille Olivia Hanks
1964 - MLB outfielder Pete Rose (22) weds first wife Karolyn Englehardt
1981 - Actor Bill Murray (30) weds Margaret Kelly on Super Bowl Sunday in Las Vegas

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 108

Tomorrow's Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 243


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