On this day: January 25

POSTED: 11:01 AM PST Jan 24, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 24, 2016 

The Winter Olympics are born, the Battle of the Bulge comes to an end, Charles Manson is found guilty, the Iran hostages arrive home, and Egypt begins rising up, all on this day.

OTD January 25 - Robert Burns
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1759: Poet Robert Burns, widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland, is born in Ayrshire, Scotland. Burns' poem "Auld Lang Syne" has become a New Year's Eve tradition and he is also known for poems such as "A Red, Red Rose," "To a Mouse," "A Man's A Man for A' That," "Scots Wha Hae" and "The Battle of Sherramuir."


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