November 25th - 330th Day of the Year
Nearly three months after the Treaty of Paris was signed ending the American Revolution, the last British soldiers withdraw from New York City, the last British military position in the United States.
Union ends the siege of Chattanooga with the Battle of Missionary Ridge.
Colonel Ronald MacKenzie destroys Cheyenne Chief Dull Knife's village, in the Bighorn Mountains near the Red Fork of the Powder River, during the so-called Great Sioux War.
Japanese Prince Ito arrives in Russia to seek concessions in Korea.
German Field Marshal Fredrich von Hindenburg calls off the Lodz offensive 40 miles from Warsaw, Poland. The Russians lose 90,000 to the Germans' 35,000 in two weeks of fighting.
Chile and Peru sever relations.
Hirohito becomes regent of Japan.
Transatlantic broadcasting from England to America commences for the first time.
An earthquake in Shizouka, Japan kills 187 people.
Germany reports four British ships sunk in the North Sea, but London denies the claim.
The U.S. Supreme Court grants the Oregon Indians land payment rights from the U.S. government.
The Big Four meet to discuss the German and European economy.
The so-called “storm of the century” hits the eastern part of the United States, killing hundreds and causing millions of dollars in damages.
A truce line between U.N. troops and North Korea is mapped out at the peace talks in Panmunjom, Korea.
“The Mousetrap,” a murder-mystery written by the novelist and playwright Agatha Christie, opens at the Ambassadors Theatre in London. The crowd-pleasing whodunit would go on to become the longest continuously running play in history.
The Interstate Commerce Commission bans segregation in interstate travel.
The body of assassinated President John F. Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Eleven nations give a total of $3 billion to rescue the value of the British currency.
LOCAL - Pork Plant Strike enters it's 100th day.
As President Ronald Reagan announces the Justice Department's findings concerning the Iran-Contra affair; secretary Fawn Hall smuggles important documents out of Lt. Col. Oliver North's office.
Typhoon Nina sticks the Philippines with 165 mph winds and a devastating storm surge and causes over 1,030 deaths.
After a howling wind- and rainstorm on Thanksgiving Day, Washington state’s historic floating Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge breaks apart and sinks to the bottom of Lake Washington, between Seattle and its suburbs to the east.
Federal Assembly of Czechoslovakia votes to partition the country into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, beginning Jan. 1, 1993.
The United Nations General Assembly passes a resolution designating November 25 the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Sri Lanka is hit by Cyclone Nisha, bringing the highest rainfall the area had seen in 9 decades; 15 people die, 90,000 are left homeless.
Biblical scholars have long asserted this to be the day of the Great Deluge, or Flood.
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