On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1965

Historical Events

  • Congo military coup under Gen Mobutu, President Kasavubu overthrown

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Newman, NFL safety (New Orleans Saints)
  • Cris Carter, Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver (8 × Pro Bowl 1993–2000; First-team All-Pro 1994, 99; NFL receiving TD leader 1995, 97, 99; Minnesota Vikings), born in Troy, Ohio
  • Dougray Scott, Scottish television and film actor
  • Jeff Norton, Acton, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)
  • Mike Gebhardt, mistral sailor (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Yasmin "Yaz" Farooq, Waupun Wisc, rower (Olympic 4th 1992, 96)

Famous Deaths

  • Dame Myra Hess, British pianist (b. 1890)
1965 Highlights

About November 25, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius