November 25 in History
What happened on November 25 in history?
A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on november 25 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on november 25 in history.
Sri Lanka is hit by Cyclone Nisha, bringing the highest rainfall the area had seen in 9 decades; 15 people die, 90,000 are left homeless.
Federal Assembly of Czechoslovakia votes to partition the country into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, beginning Jan. 1, 1993.
Typhoon Nina sticks the Philippines with 165 mph winds and a devastating storm surge and causes over 1,030 deaths.
As President Ronald Reagan announces the Justice Department’s findings concerning the Iran-Contra affair; secretary Fawn Hall smuggles important documents out of Lt. Col. Oliver North’s office.
Eleven nations give a total of $3 billion to rescue the value of the British currency.
The body of assassinated President John F. Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
The Interstate Commerce Commission bans segregation in interstate travel.
A truce line between U.N. troops and North Korea is mapped out at the peace talks in Panmunjom, Korea.
The Big Four meet to discuss the German and European economy.
The U.S. Supreme Court grants the Oregon Indians land payment rights from the U.S. government.
Germany reports four British ships sunk in the North Sea, but London denies the claim.
An earthquake in Shizouka, Japan kills 187 people.
Transatlantic broadcasting from England to America commences for the first time.
Hirohito becomes regent of Japan.
Chile and Peru sever relations.
German Field Marshal Fredrich von Hindenburg calls off the Lodz offensive 40 miles from Warsaw, Poland. The Russians lose 90,000 to the Germans’ 35,000 in two weeks of fighting.
Japanese Prince Ito arrives in Russia to seek concessions in Korea.
Colonel Ronald MacKenzie destroys Cheyenne Chief Dull Knife‘s village, in the Bighorn Mountains near the Red Fork of the Powder River, during the so-called Great Sioux War.
Union ends the siege of Chattanooga with the Battle of Missionary Ridge.