What Happened on November 25, 1951

Historical Events

  • 17 die in a train crash in Woodstock, Alabama
  • 3rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Herb Thomas wins
  • Cleveland Browns penalized a record 209 yards against Chicago Bears
  • Cleveland halfback Dub Jones ties the NFL record for most touchdowns in a game crossing for 6 in Browns 42-21 win v Chicago Bears at Cleveland Stadium
  • Commemoration of Dutch resistance fighter Hannie Schaft forbidden
1951 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Arturo PĂ©rez Reverte, Spanish novelist and war reporter
  • Bill Morrissey, American folk singer-songwriter (Inside), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2011)
  • Bucky Dent, all star shortstop (Chicago White Sox, NY Yankees)
  • Johnny Rep, Dutch soccer player
Born in 1951

Famous Deaths

  • Raden Mas Noto Soeroto, Javanese poet (Wayang Songs), dies at 63

About November 25, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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