January 25 | Facts
Nellie Bly bested Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days by completing her circumnavigation in 72 days.
Alexander Graham Bell inaugurated transcontinental telephone service.
The first Winter Olympic games opened at Chamonix, France.
President John F. Kennedy held the first presidential news conference carried live on radio and television.
Charles Manson was found guilty of murdering Sharon Tate and six others.