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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
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/last-british-soldiers-leave-ny

Automotive
1990 : Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge sinks to the bottom of Lake Washington
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lacey-v-murrow-memorial-bridge-sinks-to-the-bottom-of-lake-washington

Civil War
1863 : Yankees rout Rebels at the Battle of Missionary Ridge
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/-battle-of-missionary-ridge

Cold War
1947 : London Council of Foreign Ministers meeting begins
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/london-council-of-foreign-ministers-meeting-begins

Crime
1999 : International day to eliminate violence against women
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/international-day-to-eliminate-violence-against-women

Disaster
1950 : Storm of the century hits eastern U.S.
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/storm-of-the-century-hits-eastern-us

General Interest
1783 : Last British soldiers leave New York
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/last-british-soldiers-leave-new-york
1963 : JFK buried at Arlington National Cemetery
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/jfk-buried-at-arlington-national-cemetery
1970 : Mishima commits ritual suicide
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mishima-commits-ritual-suicide
1986 : Iran-Contra connection revealed
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/iran-contra-connection-revealed

Hollywood
1952 : Agatha Christie's long-running play The Mousetrap opens
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/agatha-christies-long-running-play-the-mousetrap-opens

Literary
1921 : Nathanael West flunks out of Tufts
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nathanael-west-flunks-out-of-tufts
1951 : Charlaine Harris, author of Sookie Stackhouse books, is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/charlaine-harris-author-of-sookie-stackhouse-books-is-born

Music
1974 : Singer-songwriter Nick Drake dies
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/singer-songwriter-nick-drake-dies

Old West
1876 : U.S. Army retaliates for the Little Bighorn massacre
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-army-retaliates-for-the-little-bighorn-massacre

Presidential
1963 : Kennedy laid to rest at Arlington
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kennedy-laid-to-rest-at-arlington

Sports
1980 : Sugar Ray takes his title back
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sugar-ray-takes-his-title-back

Vietnam War
1967 : Catholic official reports support provided to North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/catholic-official-reports-support-provided-to-north-vietnam
1969 : Communist activity increases along Cambodian border
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/communist-activity-increases-along-cambodian-border

World War I
1918 : German commander in East Africa surrenders
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/german-commander-in-east-africa-surrenders

World War II
1941 : A "war warning" is sent to commanders in the Pacific
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/a-war-warning-is-sent-to-commanders-in-the-pacific


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