1487: Elizabeth of York becomes the Queen of England.
1667: An earthquake hits Shemakha in the Caucasus and winds up killing over eighty-thousand people.
1758: During the French and Indian War, the British seize Fort Duquesne from the French.
1759: The Mediterranean is hit by an earthquake that destroys Damascus and Beirut and kills approximately forty-thousand people.
1783: During the American Revolutionary War, three months after the signing of the Treaty of Paris, the last of the British forces leave New York City.
1839: The port city of Coringa is destroyed when a cyclone hits India with a forty-foot storm surge. Approximately three hundred thousand people die.
1863: The Siege of Chattanooga is broken at the Battle of Missionary Ridge when General Ulysses S. Grant leads Union forces to rout the Confederate forces led by General Braxton Bragg.
1864: Attempting to burn down New York City, a group of Confederate operatives known as the Confederate Army of Manhattan set fires in over twenty locations all over the city.
1874: Composed mainly of farmers who suffered during the Panic of 1873, the U.S Greenback Party is established as a political party.
1876:S Army forces attack and pillage the village of Cheyenne Chief Dull Knife to retaliate for the American defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn during the American Indian Wars.
1915: The field equations of General Relativity are presented to the Prussian Academy of Sciences by Albert Einstein.
1941: A German torpedo hits and sinks the Royal Navy’s battleship, the HMS Barham.
1947: During the Red Scare of the Mccarthy Era, Hollywood Movie Studios blacklist the Hollywood Ten. The Hollywood Ten were: Alvah Bessie, Herbert J. Biberman, Lester Cole, Edward Dmytryk, Ring Lardner Jr., John Howard Lawson, Albert Maltz, Samuel Ornitz, Robert Adrian Scott and Dalton Trumbo.
Famous Birthdays on November 25
American baseball player and coach, Joe DiMaggio is born in 1914.
American actress and screenwriter, Peg Lynch is born in 1916.
American actress Noel Neill is born in 1920.
American lawyer and publisher, John F. Kennedy Jr., is born in 1960.
American actress Christina Applegate is born in 1971.
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