On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1938

Historical Events


BattleExecution

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

Head of the Soviet Secret Police Lavrentiy Beria
Head of the Soviet Secret Police
Lavrentiy Beria
Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin

Famous Birthdays

  • John "Jack" Baines, mountaineering publisher
1938 Highlights

About November 25, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius