On this Day in History, November 25

So many things happened in different parts of the world on November 25. Some of them went unnoticed, while some caught the attention of the world and made it to the history books.

Read on to find out what happened in history, on November 25.

  • 1758 – The British captured Fort Duquesne at what is now known as Pittsburgh, during the French and Indian War.
  • 1915 – Augusto Pinochet, the president of Chile, was born.
  • 1936 – Nazi Germany and Japan signed the Anti-Comintern Pact.
  • 1950 – “Storm of the century” hits eastern U.S. killing approximately 150 people.
  • 1955 – The Interstate Commerce Commission banned racial segregation on interstate trains and buses, in the United States.
  • 1957 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower suffered a stroke.
  • 1958 – Senegal became an autonomous state in French Community.
  • 1973 – There was a military coup in Greece.
  • 1978New Zealand general election won by ruling Prime Minister Robert Muldoon and the National Party
  • 1980 – France performed a nuclear test at Mururoa atoll.
  • 1986 – U.S. President Reagan and Attorney Gen. Edwin Meese, revealed that profits from secret arms sales to Iran had been diverted to rebels in Nicaragua.
  • 1990Poland held its first popular presidential election.
  • 1992 – The Czech parliament voted to split the country into separate Czech and Slovak republics beginning January 1, 1993.
  • 1993 – There was an attempted assassination on Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Sedki, when a bomb was detonated by Islamic militants near his motorcade.
  • 1998 – The IMF (International Monetary Fund) approved a $5.5 billion bailout for Pakistan.
  • 1998 – President Jiang Zemin arrived in Tokyo for the first visit to Japan by a Chinese head of state since World War II.
  • 2015 – Pope Francis began his trip to Africa, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and the Central African Republic.
  • 2018European Union leaders approved an agreement for Britain to leave the EU.
  • 2019Louis Vuitton (LVMH) bought jeweler Tiffany & Co. for over $16 billion.
  • 2020 – U.S. President, Donald Trump, pardoned former security advisor Michael Flynn, guilty of lying to the FBI.

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