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Top 10 January 25 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Gladys Conklin, author of 25 children's books, went missing at age 78 in January 1982, and she hasn't been seen since.

  2. National holidays in Mexico include Independence Day (September 16), Día de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Las Posadas (December 16 to December 24), Noche Buena (December 24), Navidad (December 25), Año Nuevo (December 31 to January 1), Twelfth Night of Christmas (January 5), and the Day of the Dead (November 2).

  3. There was a catastrophic dam failure in Brazil on January 25, 2019 where 206 people died as a result of the collapse. Subsequently, the stock of the company that owned the mine, Vale, fell 24% [$19 billion] - the biggest single day loss in Brazilian history.

  4. In January 25, 2014, a truck carrying 76,000 pounds (34,000 kg) of beef ribs caught fire on Interstate 40, blocking westbound traffic for two hours. A San Bernardino County Fire spokesman stated that the fire had "a wonderful BBQ beef rib odor."

  5. On January 25, 2018, French supermarket chain Intermarche offered a 70 percent discount on Nutella, causing riots across France.

  6. On January 20th, 2014, Ice Cube literally had his name on the side of the Goodyear Blimp and raised $25,000 for a children's charity in the process!

  7. The Great Chicago Flood 25 years ago started in January but didn't flood the entire downtown until April.

  8. Two of the only 25 times that a high school player has scored 100 or more points in a basketball game happened on the same day, January 16, 2001. Dajuan Wagner scored 100 for Camden of New Jersey and Cedrick Hensley scored 101 for Heritage Christian of Texas.

  9. On January 25, 1915, AT&T completed the first transcontinental telephone call, ushering in the era of voice communications across the United States

  10. The birthday of Jesus was highly debated in 200 C.E to either be on December 25 or January 6. The modern day Armenian church still celebrates on January 6

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In 45 BC the New Year was moved from March 1 to January 1. But it was abolished making December 25 as the beginning of the New Year. Then it was changed to March 25. Between 1582 and 1752 there where two calendars. Gregorian then replaced the Julian Calendar and Jan 1 became the legal New Year.