What Happened on November 25, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • First flights of the de Havilland Mosquito and Martin B-26 Marauder.
  • Football team University of Michigan retires Tom Harmon's #98
  • SS Patria carrying illegal immigrants sinks in port of Haifa, 200 die
  • Woody Woodpecker debuts with release of Walter Lantz's "Knock Knock"

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJoe Gibbs

Joe Gibbs, American football coach (Washington Redskins), born in Mocksville, North Carolina

NFL Head Coach Joe Gibbs
NFL Head Coach
Joe Gibbs
  • Percy Sledge, soul singer (When A Man Loves A Woman)
  • Richard Furrer, Worgl Germany, astronaut (STS 22)