Today is Thursday, January 25, 2018.
1627 Robert Boyle, Irish physicist, chemist, author
1736 Joseph-Louis, comte de Lagrange, mathematician
1759 Robert Burns, the Scottish poet.
1843 H.A. Schwarz --1921
1874 Somerset Maugham, novelist, poet (Of Human Bondage, Cakes & Ale)
1882 Virginia Woolf, author.
1918 Ernie Harwell
1919 Edwin Newman
1931 Dean Jones
1933 Corazon Aquino, president of Philippines (1986- )
Chinese New Year.
1915 Alexander Bell in New York calls Thomas Watson in San Francisco.
1925 Largest diamond, Cullinan (3106 carets), found in South Africa
1949 first popular elections in Israel.
1949 first Emmy Awards are presented.
1959 first transcontinental commercial jet flight (LA to NY for $301).
1964 Echo 2, US communications satellite launched
1999 Linux kernel 2.2 released.
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