November 25 Events in History - November 25 Birthdays - November 25 Deaths
2014 Negotiators have extended until next June the deadline for agreements regarding Iran's nuclear program; despite failure to meet the deadline, both Iran and the six-nation group claim that progress has been made
2014 Investigators will conduct a deep-sea sonar scan in the Indian Ocean for the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370; satellite communication attempts have provided clues to the plane's likely trajectory before it disappeared eight months ago
2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire grosses $161 million in the U.S. and Canada, becoming the most successful film ever released in November
2013 Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Bucharest, Romania. The Premier will attend the China-Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) leaders' meeting as a guest of the Prime Minister
2012 Heavy rain and high winds across England and Wales kill two people and flood 800 homes
2011 Essam Sharaf, Prime Minister of Egypt resigns after protests; Kamal Ganzouri takes is appointed as the new Prime Minister
2011 The Justice and Development party of Morocco claims victory after Moroccans vote in a parliamentary election
2010 An area in Alaska, twice the size of the United Kingdom, is protected by the U.S. Government; the area is considered a critical habitat for polar bears
2010 A new species of ancient crocodile, Khoratosuchus jintasakuli, is identified by a fossil in Thailand
2009 A Pakistan court charges seven suspects involved in the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai
1997 U.S. telephone tech Richard Bliss, arrested for spying in Russia
1996 After 24 years, Disneyland Main Street Electrical Parade, ends
1995 "Patti LuPone on Broadway" closes at Walter Kerr New York City after 46 performances
1993 Dutch Antilles government of Liberia-Peters falls
1993 Failed bomb attack on Egyptian premier Atef Sedki, 1 dead
1990 78th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 50-11
1990 Lech Walesa wins in Poland's 1st popular election
1990 NFL's New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers after winning their 1st 10 games both
1990 Sri Lanka all out 82, Venkatapathy Raju (I) 6-12 off 17 lose, Phil Eagles beat Giants 31-13 and L.A. Rams beat 49ers 28-17
1989 David Boon scores 200 vs. New Zealand at cricket WACA
1988 Chuck Berry pays $250 fine to resolve New York City assault charges
1988 Convention on exploitation of Antarctic mineral resources signed
1988 U.S. and Soviet chess grand masters Donaldson and Akhmilovskaya wed
1988 Widespread earthquake hits NE U.S., Canada; no damage reported
1987 Abdul Qadir takes 9-56 against England at Lahore
1987 India all out for 75 vs. West Indies at Delhi, Patterson 5-24
1986 A's Jose Canseco wins AL Rookie of Year
1986 Iran-Contra affair erupts, President Reagan reveals secret arm deal
1986 Oliver North's sect, Fawn Hill, smuggles documents out of his office
1985 White Sox shortstop Ozzie Guillen, is named AL Rookie of Year
1984 Julio M Sanguinetti wins Uruguay presidential election
1984 William Schroeder, is 2nd to receive Jarvik-7 artificial heart
1983 Larry Holmes TKOs Marvis Frazier in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
1983 Soyuz T-9 returns to Earth, 149 days after take-off
1983 Syria and Saudi Arabia announce cease-fire in PLO civil war in Tripoli
1983 World's greatest robbery 25,000,000 pounds of gold, Heathrow, England
1981 Failed coup by South African mercenaries in Seychelles
1981 Rollie Fingers is 1st relief pitcher to win AL MVP
1980 Coup in Burkina abolishes constitution
1980 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1980 Imran Khan scores his 1st Test Cricket ton, 123 vs. WI Lahore
1980 Sugar Ray Leonard defeats Duran regains WBC welterweight championship
1980 Upper-Volta military coup under Col Saye Zerbo, president Lamizana flees
1979 "Most Happy Fella" closes at Majestic Theater New York City after 53 performances
1979 67th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 17-9
1979 American Airlines DC-10 crashes on takeoff from Chicago, kills 275
1979 Israel returns Alma oilfields in Gulf of Suez to Egypt
1979 Pittsburgh gains 606 net yards against Cleveland, winning 33-30
1977 David Steed balanced stationary on a bike for 9 hours 15 minutes
1977 Miss Teenage America Pageant
1977 Thomas Hearns KOs Jerome Hill in 2 rounds in his 1st pro fight
1976 O. J. Simpson gains 273 yards for Buffalo vs. Detroit
1976 The Band's farewell concert at SF's Winterland Ballroom
1976 Viking 1 radio signal from Mars help prove general theory of relativity
1975 Netherlands grants Suriname independence (National Day)
1975 Portuguese leftist officers occupy 4 airbases
1974 Irish Republican Army is outlawed in Britain following deaths of 21
1974 Rangers' Mike Hargrove wins AL Rookie of Year
1973 3 Palestinians hijack KLM B747 above Iraq, to Dubai
1973 61st CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 22-18
1973 Bloodless military coup ousts Greek President George Papadopoulos
1973 Maximum speed limit cut to 55 MPH as an energy conservation measure
1972 "Ambassador" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City after 9 performances
1971 "Dan Cooper" jumps with $200,000 out of plane over Washington
1971 37th Heisman Trophy Award: Pat Sullivan, Auburn (quarterback)
1970 Yankees catcher Thurman Munson wins AL Rookie of Year
1969 John Lennon returns OBE to protest UK's support for Vietnam War
1969 KC outfielder Lou Piniella is voted AL Rookie of Year
1967 "Apple Tree" closes at Shubert Theater New York City after 463 performances
1967 Puerto Rico placed on Atlantic Standard Time
1966 Cincinnati infielder Tommy Helms is voted NL Rookie of Year
1966 Jimi Hendrix Experience makes its London debut at Bag O' Nails Club
1965 Congo military coup under General Mobutu, President Kasavubu overthrown
1963 John F. Kennedy laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery
1962 WBJA (now WMGC) TV channel 34 in Binghamton, New York (ABC) 1st broadcast
1961 NBA's Bob Cousy becomes 2nd player to score 15,000 points
1960 "Amos 'n' Andy" made its last broadcast on CBS radio
1960 1st atomic reactor for research and development, Richland Wa
1960 CBS ends last 4 radio soap operas (Ma Perkins, Right to Happiness, Young Dr. Malone and 2nd Mrs. Burton) and cancels 4 other series
1959 "Once Upon a Mattress" opens at Alvin Theater New York City for 460 performances
1958 Senegal becomes an autonomous state in French Community
1957 President Eisenhower suffers a mild stroke, impairing his speech
1955 Race segregation forbidden on trains and buses between U.S. states
1955 Walter Piston's 6th Symphony, premieres
1953 "Guys and Dolls" closes at 46th St. Theater New York City after 1200 performances
1953 Earthquake/tsnunami strike Honshu Japan
1953 Hungary beats England in soccer match, 6-3
1952 Agatha Christie's "Mousetrap," premieres in London
1952 George Meany appointed as chairman of AFL
1952 Only win ever for NFL's Dallas Texans (11-1) beats Bears 27-23
1951 17 die in a train crash in Woodstock Ala
1951 Cleveland Browns penalized a record 209 yards against Chicago Bears
1951 Commemoration of Dutch resistance fighter Hannie Schaft forbidden
1950 "Tickets, Please" closes at Coronet Theater New York City after 245 performances
1950 38th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 13-0
1950 U.N. gives Eritrea to Ethiopia
1949 "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" appears on music charts
1949 Ted Williams, wins AL MVP
1948 Ft. Funston's 16-inch coastal guns removed
1948 KING TV channel 5 in Seattle, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1947 Future Queen Elizabeth marries Prince Philip in Westminster Abbey
1947 New Zealand acedes to Statute of Westminster, becomes a dominion
1944 32nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal HMCS defeat Hamilton Flying Wildcats, 7-6
1943 U-600 sinks in Atlantic Ocean
1942 National Organization for Aid to Underground, LO, forms
1941 German Jews in Netherlands declared stateless (lose of nationality)
1941 Lou Boudreau, 24, becomes Cleveland Indians player/manager
1940 Patria, carrying illegal immigrants, sinks in port of Haifa, 200 die
1940 University of Michigan retires Tom Harmon's #98
1940 Woody Woodpecker debuts with release of Walter Lantz's "Knock Knock"
1937 World's fair of Paris closes (31.2 million visitors)
1936 Germany and Japan sign anti-Komintern pact
1935 Resident Institution for Social History (IISG) forms in Amsterdam
1933 1st Soviet liquid fuel rocket attains altitude of 261' (80m)
1930 690 earthquake shocks recorded in 1 day (Ito Japan)
1930 Sporting News picks Bill Terry as NL MVP and Joe Cronin as AL MVP
1929 Belgium government Jaspar falls
1925 KPD proposes German Parliament expropriate possession of monarchy
1922 Japanese crown prince Hirohito appointed prince-regent
1920 1st Thanksgiving Parade in Philadelphia
1920 WTAW of College Station, Tx, broadcast 1st football play-by-play
1913 Woodrow Wilson's daughter Jessie marries in White House
1912 American College of Surgeons incorporates in Springield, Ill
1912 Socialist International rejects that world war is coming
1911 3rd CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Toronto Argonauts, 14-7
1908 Dorando Pietri (It) beats Johnny Hayes (U.S.) in MSG marathon by 60 yards
1902 Franz Lehars opera "Wiener Fraueen," premieres in Vienna
1899 Battle at Graspan, Cape colony: general Methuen beats Farmers
1897 Spain grants Puerto Rico autonomy
1894 Greenback (Independent) Party organizes in Indianapolis
1884 John B Meyenberg of St. Louis patents evaporated milk
1867 Alfred Nobel patents dynamite
1867 U.S. Congress commission looks into "impeachment" of President Andrew Johnson
1864 Confederate plot to burn New York City, fails
1864 Confederate retreat at Sandersville, Georgia
1863 Battle of Missionary Ridge, Tennessee
1847 Opera "Marta" is produced (Vienna)
1841 35 Amistad survivors return to Africa
1834 Delmonico's, one of New York's finest restaurants, provides a meal of soup, steak, coffee and half a pie for 12 cents
1817 1st sword swallower in U.S. performs (New York City)
1805 Opera "Thais" 1st American performance
1792 Farmer's Almanac 1st published
1783 Britain evacuates New York City, their last military position in US
1766 Pope Clement XIII warns On dangers of anti-Christian writings
1758 Britain capture Ft. Duquesne (Pittsburgh) from French
1744 Austrian forces pillage and kill Jews of Prague
1715 1st English patent granted to an American, for processing corn
1688 Princess Anne flies from London to Nottingham
1659 Michiel de Ruyter conquerors Danish city Nyborg
1500 Governor De Bobadilla of Santo Domingo captures Columbus
1357 Charles IV issues letter of protection of Jews of Strasbourg Alsace
1277 Giovanni Gaetano Orsini elected as Pope Nicolas III
1185 Umberto Crivelli replaces Lucius III as Pope Urban III
1165 RC German emperor Frederik I Barbarossa visits Utrecht
1120 English royal yacht "White Ship" leaves in storm