November 25: Day of the Week
November 25, 2020 is the 330th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 36 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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November 25 Historical Event(s)
- 1491The siege of Granada, the last Moorish stronghold in Spain, begins.
- 1759An earthquake hits the Mediterranean destroying Beirut and Damascus and killing 30,000-40,000.
- 1874The United States Greenback Party is established as a political party consisting primarily of farmers affected by the Panic of 1873.
- 1926The deadliest November tornado outbreak in U.S. history strikes on Thanksgiving day. 27 twisters of great strength are reported in the Midwest, including the strongest November tornado, an estimated F4, that devastates Heber Springs, Arkansas. There are 51 deaths in Arkansas alone, 76 deaths and over 400 injuries in all.
- 1943World War II: Statehood of Bosnia and Herzegovina is re-established at the State Anti-Fascist Council for the People’s Liberation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- 1947Red Scare: The “Hollywood Ten” are blacklisted by Hollywood movie studios.
- 1986Iran Contra Affair: US Attorney General Edwin Meese announces that profits from covert weapons sales to Iran were illegally diverted to the anti-communist Contra rebels in Nicaragua.
- 1987Typhoon 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.
- 2000The 2000 Baku Earthquake takes place, Richter magnitude of 7.0, leaving 26 people dead in Baku, Azerbaijan and becoming the strongest earthquake in the region in 158 years.
- 2011Sudden violent storms strike southern Sri Lanka, killing 27 people and drowning many fishermen caught by surprise. Thousands of homes lose their roofs and several more sustain damage. Landslides along with flooding was reported on the mainland.
Who were born on November 25?
- 1609Queen Henrietta Maria of France (d. 1669)
- 1817John Bigelow, American statesman and author (d. 1911)
- 1883Percy Marmont, British actor (d.1977)
- 1914Joe DiMaggio, American baseball player (d. 1999)
- 1940Reinhard Furrer, American physicist and astronaut (d. 1995)
- 1941Percy Sledge, American musician
- 1946Mike Doyle, British footballer (d. 2011)
- 1963Bernie Kosar, American football player
- 1986Katie Cassidy, American singer and actress
- 1991Luca Tremolada, Italian footballer
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