On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1938

Historical Events

Execution

Lavrentiy Beria succeeds Nikolai Yezhov as the head of the Soviet secret police, NKVD, after Yezhov was executed on Joseph Stalin's orders

Famous Birthdays

  • John "Jack" Baines, mountaineering publisher
1938 Highlights

About November 25, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 83 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius