History for January 25:
1858 - Mendelssohn's Wedding March first played.
1915 - Alexander Bell in New York calls Thomas Watson in San Francisco.
1949 - First Emmy Awards are given out.
1949 - First Israeli election.
1959 - First transcontinental commercial jet flight (LA to NY for $301).
1961 - First live, nationally televised, Presidential news conference conducted by President John F. Kennedy.
1759 - Robert Burns, the Scottish poet.
1874 - Somerset Maugham, poet.
1882 - Virginia Woolf, author.
1919 - Edwin Newman, Network News Correspondent
1934 - Elizabeth Allen in New Jersey
1945 - Leigh Taylor Young in Washington DC
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