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1533 : Henry VIII married Anne Boleyn

On January 25, 1533, after having managed to annul his marriage to Catherine of Aragon, King Henry VIII of England married Anne Boleyn. Three years later, he had her executed. Their daughter became Queen of England in 1558 under the name of Elizabeth I.

1924 : Winter olympics in Chamonix

On 25 January 1924, the first Winter Olympics took place in Chamonix. 16 nations were represented for the 16 events in the running.

1968 : An Israeli submarine disappears

On January 25, 1968, an Israeli submarine, the Dakar, disappeared between Crete and Haifa. Purchased by Israel from the UK, it left Scotland and made its first trip to its new country. The submarine and its 69 crew were never found.

1995 : Nuclear tension with Russia

On 25 January 1995, Norwegian and American scientists launched a Black Brant XII sounding rocket to study the aurora borealis over Norway. Despite the notification of the launch to them, Russian thought for a moment they were attacked by a nuclear missile Trident launched by a U.S. submarine. The nuclear briefcase, the Cheget, is given to President Boris Yeltsin who finally decided not to retaliate when information reached him it was a probe which was bound for the sea and not for Russia .

Novità del giorno : 25 Gennaio

Day of Saint Dwynwen
On 25 January, this is the Day of Saint Dwynwen (Dydd Santes Dwynwen), the Welsh Saint of love.
Burns Night supper
On January 25, we celebrate the Burns Supper in Scotland in honor of the Scottish poet Robert Burns. It is a joyful celebration where people recited poems of Burns, dance, sing to the sound of bagpipes, drink whiskey and eat the famous haggis.

Citazione del giorno : 25 Gennaio

Robert Burns
Opera is where a guy gets stabbed in the back, and instead of dying, he sings.

Compleanni : 25 Gennaio

Robert Burns, Poeta scozzese (1759)
François-Vincent Raspail, Chimico francese (1794)
W. Somerset Maugham, Scrittore inglese (1874)
Virginia Woolf, Scrittrice inglese (1882)
Wilhelm Furtwängler, Direttore d'orchestra tedesco (1886)
Samuel T. Cohen, Fisico americano (1921)
Eduard Shevardnadze, Presidente della Georgia (1928)
Dean Jones, Attore (1931)
Corazon Aquino, Presidente delle Filippine (1933)
Shotaro Ishinomori, Manga autore (1938)
Paul Nurse, Biochimico inglese, premio Nobel (1949)
Sara Mandiano, Cantante (1952)
Terry Chimes, Musicista (The Clash) (1955)
Denis Menchov, Ciclista russo (1978)
Alicia Keys, Cantante (1981)
Tatiana Golovin, Tennista francese (1988)
Sheryfa Luna, Cantante (1989)

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Hirate Hirohide, Samurai giapponese (1573)
Al Capone, Gangster (1947)
Irene Castle, Ballerina inglese (1967)
Ava Gardner, Attrice (1990)
Stephen Cole Kleene, Matematico americano (1994)
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