What Happened on November 25, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Failed coup by South African mercenaries in Seychelles

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II names Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger "Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith"

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • Rollie Fingers is 1st relief pitcher to win AL MVP

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Barbara and Jenna Bush, twin daughters of U.S. President George W. Bush, born in Dallas, Texas

Twin daughter of US President George W. Bush Barbara Pierce Bush
Twin daughter of US President George W. Bush
Barbara Pierce Bush
  • Jared Jeffries, American basketball player
  • Mauricio Rua, Brazilian Mixed Martial Artist
  • Xabi Alonso, Spanish international footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Albertson, actor (Chico & the Man), dies at 74