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Monday, November 25, 2013

November 25 - The Day in History

November 25 : General Interest
1952: Mousetrap opens in London

"The Mousetrap," a murder-mystery written by the novelist and playwright Agatha Christie, opens at the Ambassadors Theatre in London... read more

American Revolution
1783 : Last British soldiers leave New York

1990 : Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge sinks to the bottom of Lake Washington

Civil War
1863 : Yankees rout Rebels at the Battle of Missionary Ridge

Cold War
1947 : London Council of Foreign Ministers meeting begins

1999 : International day to eliminate violence against women

1950 : Storm of the century hits eastern U.S.

General Interest
1783 : Last British soldiers leave New York
1963 : JFK buried at Arlington National Cemetery
1970 : Mishima commits ritual suicide
1986 : Iran-Contra connection revealed

1952 : Agatha Christie's long-running play The Mousetrap opens

1921 : Nathanael West flunks out of Tufts
1951 : Charlaine Harris, author of Sookie Stackhouse books, is born

1974 : Singer-songwriter Nick Drake dies

Old West
1876 : U.S. Army retaliates for the Little Bighorn massacre

1963 : Kennedy laid to rest at Arlington

1980 : Sugar Ray takes his title back

Vietnam War
1967 : Catholic official reports support provided to North Vietnam
1969 : Communist activity increases along Cambodian border

World War I
1918 : German commander in East Africa surrenders

World War II
1941 : A "war warning" is sent to commanders in the Pacific


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