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November 25: Fun Facts about Today in History


Today in History


Learn about the most intriguing events and historical facts that occurred on November 25 throughout history. The 25th of November is the 329th day of the Gregorian calendar. On this day in history, Albert Einstein delivered the general relativity field equations to the Prussian Academy of Sciences, the “Hollywood Ten” were blacklisted during the Red Scare, and Lee Harvey Oswald was buried in Fort Worth, Texas.

The 25th of November falls under the sign of Sagittarius. John F. Kennedy Jr., Christina Applegate, and Andrew Carnegie were all born on this day. The 25th of November is also International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Event

(November 25, 1970)
Mishima Yukio and four members of his Shield Society, a private army founded to maintain Japan's martial spirit, stormed a military headquarters in Tokyo on this day in 1970, and he later committed seppuku. photo source: wikimedia.org

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(November 25, 1984)
Thirty-six top musicians meet in a Notting Hill studio to record "Do They Know It's Christmas?" by Band Aid in order to collect funds for Ethiopian famine relief. photo source: wikimedia.org

(November 25, 1999)
Elian Gonzalez, a five-year-old Cuban child, is rescued by fisherman while floating in an inner tube off the coast of Florida. photo source: wikimedia.org

(November 25, 2016)
Fidel Castro, the Cuban politician who turned his country into the first communist state in the Western Hemisphere and became a symbol of Latin America's communist revolution, died at the age of 90. photo source: wikimedia.org

(November 25, 2020)
At the age of 60, Argentine football (soccer) legend Diego Maradona died. He was regarded as one of the best footballers of all time, famous for spectacular plays such as the 1986 World Cup's "Hand of God" goal. photo source: wikimedia.org

(Died on November 25, 2020)
Diego Maradona, Argentinian football player (b. 1960).

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Written by James

James has always been intrigued by dinosaurs, the universe, technology, and animals. With a Bachelor of Computer Science and years of writing expertise, he joined World Amazing Facts in 2021 as a staff writer.

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