This day in history - November 25

This day in history - November 25.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, November 25, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on November 25 surrounded events relating to the Sinking of the White Ship, Last British Troops Leaving New York City, Attempt to Burn Down New York City, Dull Knife Fight, Publication of the Field Equations by Albert Einstein, Sinking of HMS Barham, Blacklisting of the Hollywood 10, Great Appalachian Storm, Opening of Agatha Christie's Play The Mousetrap and Recording of Do They Know It's Christmas. Many famous people were associated with these important events including Henry I, William Adelin, Matilda, Thomas Fitzstephen, Guy Carleton, George Washington, Jacob Thompson, Ranald Mackenzie, Dull Knife and Little Wolf, Albert Einstein, Geoffrey Clement Cooke, Dalton Trumbo and Edward Dmytryk, Harry S. Truman, Agatha Christie and Bob Geldof, Midge Ure.

Sinking of the White Ship - November 25, 1120: On this day in history, November 25, 1120, important events took place today in English Channel, near Normandy, surrounding the Sinking of the White Ship. The White Ship, captained by Thomas Fitzstephen, hit a submerged rock in the English Channel, off Normandy, and sank on November 25, 1120. Among the approximate 300 victims was the heir of King Henry, I William Adelin, his half brother Richard and his sister Matilda. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 25, 1120 were Henry I, William Adelin, Matilda, Thomas Fitzstephen. Facts on this day in History November 25: Events on this day in history: Sinking of the White Ship *** Date: November 25, 1120 *** Place: English Channel, near Normandy *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 12th Century *** This day in history ***

Last British Troops Leaving New York City - November 25, 1783: On this day in history, November 25, 1783, momentous events took place today in New York City, USA, with regard to the Last British Troops Leaving New York City. At the end of the American Revolutionary War, British Troops under the command of Sir Guy Carleton, finally evacuated New York on November 25, 1783. After the final Union Jack was torn down, General George Washington entered the city. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 25, 1783 were Guy Carleton, George Washington. Facts on this day in History November 25: Events on this day in history: Last British Troops Leaving New York City *** Date: November 25, 1783 *** Place: New York City, USA *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Attempt to Burn Down New York City - November 25, 1864: On this day in history, November 25, 1864, important events took place today in New York City, USA, surrounding the Attempt to Burn Down New York City. Towards the end of the American Civil War, eight members of the Confederate Secret Service attempted to burn down New York City in a plot devised by Jacob Thompson. On November 25, 1864, the operatives set fires in a theater, a museum and nineteen hotels. Of the fires that successfully started, all were quickly dealt with however only one of the operatives, Robert Henry Cobb, was captured. He was executed on March 25, 1865, in Fort Lafayette, New York Harbor. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 25, 1864 were Jacob Thompson. Facts on this day in History November 25: Events on this day in history: Attempt to Burn Down New York City *** Date: November 25, 1864 *** Place: New York City, USA *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Dull Knife Fight - November 25, 1876: On this day in history, November 25, 1876, momentous events took place today in Wyoming, USA, with regard to the Dull Knife Fight. Following reports of a large Cheyenne village in a canyon of the Bighorn Mountains, Colonel Ranald McKenzie arrived at the camp of Dull Knife and Little Wolf on November 25, 1876. McKenzie attacked the village at dawn, forcing the warriors out. The village was completely destroyed. This battle effectively ended the Northern Cheyenne's struggle against the United States. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 25, 1876 were Ranald Mackenzie, Dull Knife and Little Wolf. Facts on this day in History November 25: Events on this day in history: Dull Knife Fight *** Date: November 25, 1876 *** Place: Wyoming, USA *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Publication of the Field Equations by Albert Einstein - November 25, 1915: On this day in history, November 25, 1915, momentous events took place today in Berlin, Germany, with regard to the Publication of the Field Equations by Albert Einstein. Albert Einstein published his gravitational field equations of general relativity on November 25, 1915. This occasion marked one the most significant achievements of Albert Einstein. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 25, 1915 were Albert Einstein. Facts on this day in History November 25: Events on this day in history: Publication of the Field Equations by Albert Einstein *** Date: November 25, 1915 *** Place: Berlin, Germany *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Sinking of HMS Barham - November 25, 1941: On this day in history, November 25, 1941, important events took place today in Egyptian Coast, Mediterranean Sea, surrounding the Sinking of HMS Barham. Queen Elizabeth class battleship HMS Barham, a veteran of World War I, was covering cruisers who were searching for Italian convoys in the Mediterranean. On November 25, 1941, German submarine U-331 fired four torpedoes at HMS Barham, three of which hit the target. She capsized and her magazine exploded. HMS Barham quickly sank with the loss of 862 lives including her Captain Geoffrey Clement Cooke. 337 people survived. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 25, 1941 were Geoffrey Clement Cooke. Facts on this day in History November 25: Events on this day in history: Sinking of HMS Barham *** Date: November 25, 1941 *** Place: Egyptian Coast, Mediterranean Sea *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Blacklisting of the Hollywood 10 - November 25, 1947: On this day in history, November 25, 1947, critical events took place today in California, USA, regarding the Blacklisting of the Hollywood 10. The Hollywood 10, including Director Edward Dmytryk and screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, were blacklisted by the Association of Motion Picture Producers after they refused to testify to the House UnAmerican Activities Committee who were investigating Communist sympathies. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 25, 1947 were Dalton Trumbo and Edward Dmytryk. Facts on this day in History November 25: Events on this day in history: Blacklisting of the Hollywood 10 *** Date: November 25, 1947 *** Place: California, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Great Appalachian Storm - November 25, 1950: On this day in history, November 25, 1950, critical events took place today in Eastern United States, regarding the Great Appalachian Storm. The great Appalachian storm of 1950 began on November 25, 1950, during the Presidency of Harry S. Truman. The storm, with winds peaking at 160 mph in the New England highlands, swept through 22 states killing 353 people and causing almost $70 million worth of damage. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 25, 1950 were Harry S. Truman. Facts on this day in History November 25: Events on this day in history: Great Appalachian Storm *** Date: November 25, 1950 *** Place: Eastern United States *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Opening of Agatha Christie's Play The Mousetrap - November 25, 1952: On this day in history, November 25, 1952, important events took place today in London, England, in respect of the Opening of Agatha Christie's Play The Mousetrap. Agatha Christie's murder-mystery play 'The Mousetrap' opened at the Ambassadors Theatre in London's West End on November 25, 1952. It was based on the short story and radio play 'Three Blind Mice' and has become the world's longest running play. In accordance with Christie's wishes, it has never been published in the UK, however it has been published in the U.S.. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 25, 1952 were Agatha Christie. Facts on this day in History November 25: Events on this day in history: Opening of Agatha Christie's Play The Mousetrap *** Date: November 25, 1952 *** Place: London, England *** Category: The Arts *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Recording of Do They Know It's Christmas - November 25, 1984: On this day in history, November 25, 1984, important events took place today in London, England, surrounding the Recording of Do They Know It's Christmas. The charity single 'Do They now It's Christmas' was written by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure in an effort to raise funds for the famine in Ethiopia. It was recorded, in London's Notting Hill, by a collection of some of Britain and Ireland's biggest music stars. The single raised 8 million in it's first year. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 25, 1984 were Bob Geldof, Midge Ure. Facts on this day in History November 25: Events on this day in history: Recording of Do They Know It's Christmas *** Date: November 25, 1984 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Charity *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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