Today in History, English
Today in History, English

10291January 24Death2015 – Otto Carius, German lieutenant and pharmacist (b. 1922)
10292January 24Death2015 – Toller Cranston, Canadian-Mexican figure skater and painter (b. 1949)
10293January 24Death2015 – Johan Ferner, Norwegian sailor (b. 1927)
10294January 24Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Cadoc (Wales)Felician of FolignoFrancis de SalesPratulin Martyrs (Greek Catholic Church)January 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
10295January 24Holiday and observanceEarliest day on which Saturday of Souls can fall, while February 27 (or 28 during Leap Year) is the latest observed 57 days before Easter. (Eastern Orthodox)
10296January 24Holiday and observanceFeast of Our Lady of Peace (Roman Catholic Church), and its related observances:Feria de Alasitas (La Paz)
10297January 24Holiday and observanceUnification Day (Romania)
10298January 25Event41 – After a night of negotiation, Claudius is accepted as Roman Emperor by the Senate.
10299January 25Event750 – In the Battle of the Zab, the Abbasid rebels defeat the Umayyad Caliphate, leading to overthrow of the dynasty.
10300January 25Event1348 – A strong earthquake strikes the South Alpine region of Friuli in modern Italy, causing considerable damage to buildings as far away as Rome.
10301January 25Event1494 – Alfonso II becomes King of Naples.
10302January 25Event1515 – Coronation of Francis I of France.
10303January 25Event1533 – Henry VIII of England secretly marries his second wife Anne Boleyn.
10304January 25Event1554 – Founding of São Paulo city, Brazil.
10305January 25Event1573 – Battle of Mikatagahara: In Japan, Takeda Shingen defeats Tokugawa Ieyasu.
10306January 25Event1575 – Luanda, the capital of Angola, is founded by the Portuguese navigator Paulo Dias de Novais.
10307January 25Event1704 – The Battle of Ayubale results in the destruction of most of the Spanish missions in Florida.
10308January 25Event1755 – Moscow University is established on Tatiana Day.
10309January 25Event1765 – Port Egmont, the first British settlement in the Falkland Islands at the southern tip of South America, is founded.
10310January 25Event1787 – Shays' Rebellion: The rebellion's largest confrontation, outside the Springfield Armory, results in the killing of four rebels and the wounding of twenty.
10311January 25Event1791 – The British Parliament passes the Constitutional Act of 1791 and splits the old Province of Quebec into Upper Canada and Lower Canada.
10312January 25Event1792 – The London Corresponding Society is founded.
10313January 25Event1858 – The Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn is played at the marriage of Queen Victoria's daughter, Victoria, and Friedrich of Prussia, and becomes a popular wedding recessional.
10314January 25Event1879 – The Bulgarian National Bank is founded.
10315January 25Event1881 – Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell form the Oriental Telephone Company.
10316January 25Event1890 – Nellie Bly completes her round-the-world journey in 72 days.
10317January 25Event1909 – Richard Strauss's opera Elektra receives its debut performance at the Dresden State Opera.
10318January 25Event1915 – Alexander Graham Bell inaugurates U.S. transcontinental telephone service, speaking from New York to Thomas Watson in San Francisco.
10319January 25Event1918 – Ukraine declares independence from Bolshevik Russia.
10320January 25Event1924 – The 1924 Winter Olympics opens in Chamonix, in the French Alps, inaugurating the Winter Olympic Games.

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