Daily Almanac: Jan. 25, 2023


RISE: 7:58 a.m.
SET: 5:54 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

HIGH: 34 °F
LOW: 32 °F

Today is…:

• Burns Supper
• Fluoride Day
• National Opposite Day

What Happened On This Day:

1819 University of Virginia chartered by Commonwealth of Virginia, with Thomas Jefferson one of its founders
1915 Alexander Graham Bell inaugurates U.S. transcontinental telephone service, speaking from New York to Thomas Watson in San Francisco
1964 Blue Ribbon Sports, which would later become Nike, is founded by University of Oregon track and field athletes

Births On This Day:

1882 Virginia Woolf
English author and critic
1981 Alicia Keys
American singer-songwriter, pianist and actress

Deaths On This Day:

1947 Al Capone
American gangster
2005 Philip Johnson
American architect and designer of the IDS Center and PPG Place