Sunday, January 25, 2015

25th January date

25th January in History:
1881 – Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell form the Oriental Telephone Company.
1890 – Nellie Bly completes her round-the-world journey in 72 days.
1918 – Ukraine declares independence from Bolshevik Russia.
1971 – Idi Amin leads a coup deposing Milton Obote and becomes Uganda's president.
1980 – Mother Teresa is honored with India's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna.
1996 – Billy Bailey becomes the last person to be hanged in the USA.
1998 – A suicide attack by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam on Sri Lanka's Temple of the Tooth kills eight and injures 25 others.
2005 – A stampede at the Mandhradevi temple in Maharashtra, India kills at least 258.
2015 - Bollywood actor Soha Ali Khan tied knot with actor Kunal Khemu.
Soha Ali Khan Married Kunal Khemu

Birthdays today:
1984 – Robinho, Brazilian footballer
1986 – Shahriar Nafees, Bangladeshi cricketer

Festivals and celebrations today:
Earliest day on which the first day of Carnival of Cádiz can fall, while February 28 is the latest; celebrated two Sundays before Ash Wednesday until Ash Wednesday (Cádiz)
National Voters' Day (India)
Opposite Day
Tatiana Day (Russia)

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