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What Happened on November 25th This Day in History

Year Name
2009 Jeddah floods: Freak rains swamp the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, during an ongoing Hajj pilgrimage. Three thousand cars are swept away and 122 people perish in the torrents, with 350 others missing.
2008 Cyclone Nisha strikes northern Sri Lanka, killing 15 people and displacing 90,000 others while dealing the region the highest rainfall in nine decades.
2000 The 2000 Baku earthquake, with a Richter magnitude of 7.0, leaves 26 people dead in Baku, Azerbaijan, and becomes the strongest earthquake in the region in 158 years.
1999 A 5-year-old Cuban boy, Elian Gonzalez, is rescued by fishermen while floating in an inner tube off the Florida coast.
1996 An ice storm strikes the central U.S., killing 26 people. A powerful windstorm affects Florida and winds gust over 90 mph, toppling trees and flipping trailers.
1992 The Federal Assembly of Czechoslovakia votes to split the country into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, with effect from January 1, 1993.
1987 Typhoon Nina pummels the Philippines with category 5 winds of 165 mph and a surge that destroys entire villages. At least 1,036 deaths are attributed to the storm.
1986 Iran-Contra affair: U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese announces that profits from covert weapons sales to Iran were illegally diverted to the anti-communist Contra rebels in Nicaragua.
1986 The King Fahd Causeway is officially opened in the Persian Gulf.
1984 Thirty-six top musicians gather in a Notting Hill studio and record Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas?" in order to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia.
1981 Pope John Paul II appoints Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (the future Pope Benedict XVI) Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
1977 Former Senator Benigno Aquino, Jr., is found guilty by the Philippine Military Commission No. 2 and is sentenced to death by firing squad. He is later assassinated in 1983.
1975 Suriname gains independence from the Netherlands.
1973 Georgios Papadopoulos, head of the military Regime of the Colonels in Greece, is ousted in a hardliners' coup led by Brigadier General Dimitrios Ioannidis.
1970 In Japan, author Yukio Mishima and one compatriot commit ritualistic seppuku after an unsuccessful coup attempt.
1966 First television link between Australia and the UK.
1963 President John F. Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.
1963 Lee Harvey Oswald is buried in Fort Worth, Texas.
1960 The Mirabal sisters of the Dominican Republic are assassinated.
1958 French Sudan gains autonomy as a self-governing member of the French Community.
1952 Agatha Christie's murder-mystery play The Mousetrap opens at the Ambassadors Theatre in London. It will become the longest continuously-running play in history.
1952 Korean War: After 42 days of fighting, the Battle of Triangle Hill ends with Chinese victory, American and South Korean units abandon their attempt to capture the "Iron Triangle".
1950 The Great Appalachian Storm of November 1950 impacts 22 American states, killing 353 people, injuring over 160, and causing US$66.7 million in damages (1950 dollars).
1947 Red Scare: The "Hollywood Ten" are blacklisted by Hollywood movie studios.
1947 New Zealand ratifies the Statute of Westminster and thus becomes independent of legislative control by the United Kingdom.
1943 World War II: Statehood of Bosnia and Herzegovina is re-established at the State Anti-fascist Council for the National Liberation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
1941 HMS Barham is sunk by a German torpedo during World War II.
1940 World War II: First flights of both the de Havilland Mosquito and Martin B-26 Marauder.
1936 In Berlin, Germany and Japan sign the Anti-Comintern Pact, agreeing to consult on measures "to safeguard their common interests" in the case of an unprovoked attack by the Soviet Union against either nation. The pact is renewed on the same day five years later with additional signatories.
1926 The deadliest November tornado outbreak in U.S. history kills 76 people and injures more than 400.
1918 Vojvodina, formerly Austro-Hungarian crown land, proclaims its secession from Austria-Hungary to join the Kingdom of Serbia.
1917 World War I: German forces defeat Portuguese army of about 1,200 at Negomano on the border of modern-day Mozambique and Tanzania.
1915 Albert Einstein presents the field equations of general relativity to the Prussian Academy of Sciences.
1905 Prince Carl of Denmark arrives in Norway to become King Haakon VII of Norway.
1876 American Indian Wars: In retaliation for the American defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, United States Army troops sack the sleeping village of Cheyenne Chief Dull Knife at the headwaters of the Powder River.
1874 The United States Greenback Party is established as a political party consisting primarily of farmers affected by the Panic of 1873.
1864 American Civil War: A group of Confederate operatives calling themselves the Confederate Army of Manhattan starts fires in more than 20 locations in an unsuccessful attempt to burn down New York City.
1863 American Civil War: Battle of Missionary Ridge: At Missionary Ridge in Tennessee, Union forces led by General Ulysses S. Grant break the Siege of Chattanooga by routing Confederate troops under General Braxton Bragg.
1839 A cyclone slams into south-eastern India, with high winds and a 40-foot storm surge destroying the port city of Coringa (which has never been completely rebuilt). The storm wave swept inland, taking with it 20,000 ships and thousands of people. An estimated 300,000 deaths resulted from the disaster.
1833 A massive undersea earthquake, estimated magnitude between 8.7-9.2, rocks Sumatra, producing a massive tsunami all along the Indonesian coast.
1826 The Greek frigate Hellas arrives in Nafplion to become the first flagship of the Hellenic Navy.
1795 Partitions of Poland: Stanisſaw August Poniatowski, the last king of independent Poland, is forced to abdicate and is exiled to Russia.
1783 American Revolutionary War: The last British troops leave New York City three months after the signing of the Treaty of Paris.
1759 An earthquake hits the Mediterranean destroying Beirut and Damascus and killing 30,000-40,000.
1758 French and Indian War: British forces capture Fort Duquesne from French control. Later, Fort Pitt will be built nearby and grow into modern Pittsburgh.
1755 King Ferdinand VI of Spain grants royal protection to the Beaterio de la Compañia de Jesus, now known as the Congregation of the Religious of the Virgin Mary.
1678 Trunajaya rebellion: After a long and logistically challenging march, the allied Mataram and Dutch troops successfully assaulted the rebel stronghold of Kediri.
1667 A deadly earthquake rocks Shemakha in the Caucasus, killing 80,000 people.
1510 Portuguese conquest of Goa: Portuguese naval forces under the command of Afonso de Albuquerque, and local mercenaries working for privateer Timoji, seize Goa from the Bijapur Sultanate, resulting in 451 years of Portuguese colonial rule.
1491 The siege of Granada, the last Moorish stronghold in Spain, ends with the Treaty of Granada.
1487 Elizabeth of York is crowned Queen of England. The new consort of King Henry VII travelled by barge from Greenwich to the Tower of London, whence she processed the day before the ceremony to the royal palace, and on to Westminster Abbey for her coronation, which was conducted by John Morton, Archbishop of Canterbury.
1343 A tsunami, caused by an earthquake in the Tyrrhenian Sea, devastates Naples and the Maritime Republic of Amalfi, among other places.
1177 Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Châtillon defeat Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard.
1120 The White Ship sinks in the English Channel, drowning William Adelin, son and heir of Henry I of England.
1034 Máel Coluim mac Cináeda, King of Scots, dies. His grandson, Donnchad, son of Bethóc and Crínán of Dunkeld, inherits the throne.
571 BC Servius Tullius, king of Rome, celebrates a triumph for his victory over the Etruscans.
Famous People Born on November 25

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Year Name
1989 Tom Dice, Belgian singer-songwriter
1991 Kyler Fackrell, American football player
1920 Noel Neill, American actress (d. 2016)
1980 Nick Swisher, American baseball player
1917 Luigi Poggi, Italian cardinal (d. 2010)
1887 Nikolai Vavilov, Russian botanist and geneticist (d. 1943)
1951 Bill Morrissey, American singer-songwriter (d. 2011)
1951 Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Spanish author and journalist
1891 ſnishiki Uichirō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 26th Yokozuna (d. 1941)
1924 Takaaki Yoshimoto, Japanese poet, philosopher, and critic (d. 2012)
Famous People Deaths On November 25

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Date Name
2013 Lou Brissie, American baseball player (b. 1924)
2006 Kenneth M. Taylor, American lieutenant and pilot (b. 1919)
2012 Lars Hörmander, Swedish mathematician and educator (b. 1931)
2010 Alfred Balk, American journalist and author (b. 1930)
1974 U Thant, Burmese lawyer and diplomat, 3rd Secretary-General of the United Nations (b. 1909)
1959 Gérard Philipe, French actor (b. 1922)
1968 Upton Sinclair, American novelist, critic, and essayist (b. 1878)
2013 Al Plastino, American author and illustrator (b. 1921)
2013 Ricardo Fort, Argentinian businessman (b. 1968)
1983 Saleem Raza (Pakistani singer), Pakistani Christian playback singer (b. 1932)