On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1944

Historical Events

  • 32nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal HMCS defeat Hamilton Flying Wildcats, 7-6
  • World War II: A German V-2 rocket hits a Woolworth's store in Deptford, United Kingdom, killing 160 shoppers.

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Stein, American actor
  • Mark Minkov, Russian/Soviet theater and film score composer, born in Moscow (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestKenesaw Mountain Landis

Kenesaw Mountain Landis, American judge and 1st commissioner of baseball (1920-44), dies at 78

1st MLB Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis
1st MLB Commissioner
Kenesaw Mountain Landis
1944 Highlights

About November 25, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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