Today is Thursday, January 25th, the 25th day of the year. There are 340

Carl Eller
Carl Eller

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  National Bath Safety Month,

National Blood Donor Month, National Braille Literacy Month,

National Hobby Month, Hot Tea Month, National Oatmeal Month,

National Soup Month, Opposite Day


Carl Eller, 82, football player

Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys

Chris Mills, 54, basketball player

Marcus Samuelson, 54, chef

Pooh Man, 53, rapper

Kevin Williams, 53, football player

Alicia Keys, 43, singer/songwriter

Patrick Willis, 40, football player


Anita Baker
Anita Baker

Etta James, 86, singer (d. 2012)



1853 – Sojourner Truth addresses the first Black Women’s Rights

Convention in  Akron, Ohio.

1875 – Anti-slavery society forms (NY).

1890 – National Afro-American League forms in Chicago.

Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey

1939 – Joe Louis KOs John Henry Lewis in 1 for heavyweight boxing title.

1966 – Constance B. Motley appointed federal judge, first African

American woman.

1971 – Charles Manson & 3 women followers convicted of Tate-LaBianca


1988 – 15th American Music Award: Anita Baker, Paul Simon & Whitney

Houston win.

Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson

1989 – Michael Jordan scores his 10,000th NBA point in his 5th season.

1993 – 20th American Music Award: Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey win.

1994 – Accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy, Michael Jackson settles a

civil lawsuit out of court.

1998 – “Patti LaBelle On Broadway” closes at St James Theater NYC.


Being an Aquarius born on January 25th, your personality is defined by your adaptability and originality. You take on any opportunity to have a new experience, whether it means diving into a new environment or meeting new people. You thrive in situations where you can display your unique point of view and learn from others. You have a unique charm that causes others to gravitate to you. People may find you unusual at times, but this is only a result of the originality that you display in all aspects of your life.

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