Wednesday, January 25, 2012
JAN 25th TODAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On January 25
It is a bad thing to perform menial duties even for the sake of freedom
Karl Marx, 1843
Jan 25 Birthdays
Jan 25 In History
Robert Altman's "M*AS*H" premieres
President John F. Kennedy makes history by holding the first presidential news conference simulcast live on radio and TV.
Columbia University scientists develop an atomic clock accurate to within one second in 300 years
Al Capone dies in his home in Palm Island, Florida
First transcontinental long-distance phone call made
This Day in Business
Aided by microblogging service Twitter, Egyptian civilains stage a revolution to overthrow Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
This Day in Entertainment
The Academy of Arts and Sciences holds inaugural Emmy Awards
This Day in Geography
Founding of Sao Paulo city, Brazil.
This Day in Sports
Nike, first known as Blue Ribbon Sports, is launched.
Burns Night or Robert Burns Day (Scotland) - Celebrates the life and work of Scottish poet Robert Burns.
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