All Events

Historical Events on November 25

  • American Revolutionary War


    American Revolutionary War: The last British troops leave New York City three months after the signing of the Treaty of Paris.

  • World War I


    World War I: German forces defeat Portuguese army of about 1200 at Negomano on the border of modern-day Mozambique and Tanzania.

  • List of North American tornadoes and tornado outbreaks


    The deadliest November tornado outbreak in U.S. history kills 76 people and injures more than 400.

  • Berlin


    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.

  • World War II


    World War II: First flight of the de Havilland Mosquito and Martin B-26 Marauder.

  • Korean War


    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".

  • President Kennedy


    President Kennedy is buried in Washington D.C..

  • Pope John Paul II


    Pope John Paul II appoints Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (the future Pope Benedict XVI) Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

  • Pope Francis


    Pope Francis makes his first official visit to Africa.

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