On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 37th Heisman Trophy Award: Pat Sullivan, Auburn (QB)
  • American "Dan Cooper" hijacks plane, extorts $200,000 ransom before jumping out of plane over Washington State, never seen again

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Labour Party leader Harold Wilson proposes Britain should work towards a withdrawal from Northern Ireland, and after 15 years; the Republic of Ireland could rejoin the British Commonwealth

British Prime Minister Harold Wilson
British Prime Minister
Harold Wilson

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestChristina Applegate

Christina Applegate, actress (Married With Children), born in Hollywood, California

  • Dominic Cummings, English political strategist (Vote Leave campaign), born in Durham, England

Famous Deaths

  • Hank Mann, American actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road), dies at 84