November 1925 in History

Events in History

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 3 Dieter Wellershoff, German author (Minotaur)
  • Nov 6 Dirk de Vroome, [Red Giant], SS'er
  • Nov 9 Sir Alistair Horne, British historian
  • Nov 13 Inez van Dullemen, Dutch author
  • Nov 15 Howard Baker, (Sen-R-Tenn), presidential chief of staff
  • Nov 15 Yuli Daniel, Russian writer (d. 1988)
  • Nov 17 Colin Campbell Mitchell, soldier
  • Nov 17 Libby Newman, painter/printmaker/curator
  • Nov 19 Zygmunt Bauman, Polish Sociologist
  • Nov 20 Judy Woodruff, news analyst & commentator
  • 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 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 27 John Maddox, British science writer and editor

Deaths in History

  • 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 20 Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain, dies at 80
  • Nov 27 Roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor/painter, dies