On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1839

Historical Events

  • Cyclone slams south eastern India with high winds and a 40 foot storm surge, destroying city of Coringa. Storm waves sweep inland, destroying 20,000 ships and killing an estimated 300,000 people.

Famous Birthdays

  • StanisÅ‚aw Duniecki, Polish composer, born in Lviv, Ukraine (d. 1870)
1839 Highlights

About November 25, 1839

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius