On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1949

Historical Events

  • "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" appears on music charts

Sports History

Ted Williams wins AL MVP

Famous Birthdays

  • Kerry O'Keeffe, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1971-77)
  • Rita Jenrette, wife of Rep John Jenrette (D-SC), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • [Boris] Alexander Godunov, Sakhalin USSR, dancer/actor (Die Hard)

Famous Deaths

Bill Robinson

Bill Robinson "Bojangles" American famed tap dancer (The Little Colonel, Stormy Weather), dies at 71

1949 Highlights

About November 25, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius