What Happened in November 1925

Historical Events

  • Nov 1 VARA, Vereniging van Workers Radio Amateurs forms in Amsterdam

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Nov 5 Mussolini disbands Italian socialist parties

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Nov 6 British secret agent Sidney Reilly ('Ace of Spies') is executed by the OGPU, the secret police of the Soviet Union.
  • Nov 7 Italians liberal-national party joins fascist
  • Nov 9 German NSDAP (Nazi party) forms Schutzstaffel (SS)

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Nov 9 Robert A. Millikan confirms the existence of cosmic rays from outer space in a speech to the National Academy of Sciences at Madison, Wisconsin

  • Nov 11 Earnest Thalmann becomes chairman of German KPD

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Nov 11 Louis Armstrong records 1st of Hot Five & Hot Seven recordings

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong
  • Nov 11 Night of Kersten - Colijn Dutch government falls by SGP-amendement
  • Nov 11 Robert A. Millikan announces discovery of cosmic rays
  • Nov 12 US & Italy sign peace accord about war debts
  • Nov 16 American Association for Advancement of Atheism forms (NY)
  • Nov 16 Philip Barry's "In a Garden" premieres in NYC

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Nov 21 Red Grange plays final Univ of Illinois game, signs with Chicago Bears

NFL halfback Red Grange
NFL halfback
Red Grange
  • Nov 24 1st radio-broadcast of Dutch KRO (Catholic Radio Broadcast)
  • Nov 24 Eugene O'Neill Theater (Coronet, Forrest) opens at 230 W 49th St NYC
  • Nov 25 KPD proposes German Parliament expropriate possession of monarchy
  • Nov 26 Netherlands & Germany sign trade agreement
  • Nov 27 German Parliament ratifies treaty of Locarno
  • Nov 28 7th French government of Briand sworn-in
  • Nov 28 Grand Ole Opry premieres as WSM Barn Dance on WSM radio Nashville Tn

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Nov 28 NHL goalie Georges Vezina collapses & dies 4 months later of TB

NHL Goalie Georges Vezina
NHL Goalie
Georges Vezina

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 3 Dieter Wellershoff, German author (Minotaur)

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Nov 4 Doris Roberts, American actress (Everybody Loves Raymond), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2016)

Actress Doris Roberts
Actress
Doris Roberts
  • Nov 6 Dirk de Vroome, [Red Giant], SS'er
  • Nov 9 Sir Alistair Horne, British historian
  • Nov 10 Richard Burton, stage and screen actor (Cleopatra, Virginia Woolf), born in Pontrhydyfen, South Wales
  • Nov 11 Jonathan Winters, comedian (J Winters Show, Mork & Mindy), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2013)
  • Nov 11 June Whitfield, British comedian
  • Nov 11 John Guillermin, film director (The Towering Inferno), born in London, UK (d. 2015)
  • Nov 13 Inez van Dullemen, Dutch author
  • Nov 15 Howard Baker, (Sen-R-Tenn), presidential chief of staff
  • Nov 15 Jurriaan Andriessen, [Leslie Cool], Dutch pianist/composer
  • Nov 15 Yuli Daniel, Russian writer (d. 1988)
  • Nov 17 Charles Mackerras, Schenectady NY, Australian conductor
  • Nov 17 Colin Campbell Mitchell, soldier
  • Nov 17 Libby Newman, painter/printmaker/curator
  • Nov 17 Rock Hudson, Winnetka, Ill, actor (Pillow Talk, A Farewell to Arms)
  • Nov 18 Alex Macintosh, broadcaster/actor (Hell Fight)
  • Nov 18 William Robert Mayer, composer
  • Nov 19 Zygmunt Bauman, Polish-born sociologist (Modernity and the Holocaust), born in Poznań (d. 2017)
  • Nov 20 Judy Woodruff, news analyst & commentator
  • Nov 20 June [Shirley L] Christy, US, jazz singer (Tampico)
  • Nov 20 Maya Plisetskaya, Rusiian prima ballerina (Bolshoi Ballet), born in Moscow

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Nov 20 Robert F. Kennedy, American politician (D-Sen-NY, US Attorney General), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1968)

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy
  • Nov 21 Johan "Poncke" Princen, KNIL-defector/civil rights in Jakarta
  • Nov 22 Gunther Schuller, hornist/ jazz composer (Visitation), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • Nov 23 Johnny Mandel, American songwriter
  • Nov 24 Alun Owen, North Wales, writer (Hard Days Night)/actor (Servant)
  • Nov 24 William F. Buckley Jr, New York, American conservative author and commentator (National Review, Firing Line)
  • Nov 24 Simon van der Meer, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Nov 25 Jose Napoleon Duarte, president El Salvador
  • Nov 26 Eugene Istomin, American pianist (Leventritt Award-1943), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 26 Linda Hunt, Morriston NJ, actress (Bostonians, Eleni, Silverado)
  • Nov 26 Gregorio Alvarez, Uruguayan Dictator, President of Uruguay (1981-85), born in Montevideo (d. 2016)
  • Nov 27 Ernie Wise, England, comedian (Morecambe & Wise)
  • Nov 27 Marshall Thompson, Peoria Ill, actor (Bog, To Hell & Back, Daktari)
  • Nov 27 Michael Tolan, actor (Nurses, Senator), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 27 John Maddox, British science writer and editor
  • Nov 28 Aurelio de la Vega, composer
  • Nov 28 Virginia Hewitt, actress (Carol-Space Patrol), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Nov 28 József Bozsik, Hungarian footballer (d. 1978)
  • Nov 30 Maxwell Street Jimmy Charles Davis Thomas, blues musician

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 2 Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 65
  • Nov 6 Khải Định, Emperor of Vietnam
  • Nov 9 Daniel Josephus Jitta, lawyer/Dutch state advisor, dies at 71
  • Nov 12 Roman Statkowski, composer, dies at 65
  • Nov 14 Agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 20 Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain, dies at 80
  • Nov 26 Johannes Haarklou, composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 27 Roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor/painter, dies
  • Nov 29 Karl Flodin, Finnish composer, dies at 67