What Happened on November 25, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 3 Palestinians hijack KLM B747 above Iraq, to Dubai
  • 61st CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 22-18
  • Bloodless military coup ousts Greek Pres George Papadopoulos
  • Maximum speed limit cut to 55 MPH as an energy conservation measure

Famous Birthdays

  • Erick Strickland, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks)
  • Yatil Green, wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert DeSalvo, Boston strangler, stabbed to death in prison
  • Laurence Harvey, actor (Of Human Bondage), dies of cancer at 45