80 Years Ago—January 25, 1940: Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King dissolves Parliament; new elections to be held.
US Coast Guard establishes Atlantic Weather Observation Service in cooperation with US Weather Service; cutters patrol and transmit weather observations.
US auxiliary ship Bear reaches deepest penetration by any ship yet into Antarctica.
75 Years Ago—Jan. 25, 1945: Movie premiere of The Thin Man Goes Home, starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, and Asta.