What Happened on November 25, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • First flights of the de Havilland Mosquito and Martin B-26 Marauder.
  • SS Patria, carrying illegal immigrants, sinks in port of Haifa, 200 die
  • U of Mich retires Tom Harmon's #98
  • Woody Woodpecker debuts with release of Walter Lantz's "Knock Knock"

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Joe Gibbs, Mocksville North Carolina, American football coach (Washington Redskins)

NFL Head Coach Joe Gibbs
NFL Head Coach
Joe Gibbs
  • Percy Sledge, soul singer (When A Man Loves A Woman)
  • Richard Furrer, Worgl Germany, astronaut (STS 22)