This Day In History — Charles Manson found guilty

January 25

1890
United Mine Workers of America was founded.

1915
Alexander Graham Bell inaugurated transcontinental telephone service.

1924
The first Winter Olympic games opened at Chamonix, France.

1961
President John F. Kennedy held the first presidential news conference carried live on radio and television.

1971
Charles Manson was found guilty of murdering Sharon Tate and six others.

Birthdays

Virginia Woolf
1882–1941, English Writer.

Joseph Louis Lagrange

mathematician and astronomer (1736)

Robert Burns

poet (1759)

George Edward Pickett

Confederate general (1825)

W. Somerset Maugham

writer (1874)

Corazon Aquino

politician (1933)

Eusebio

soccer player (1942)

Steve Prefontaine

runner (1951)

Alicia Keys

singer, songwriter (1981)

Tatiana Golovin

tennis player (1988)

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