On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1973

Historical Events

  • 3 Palestinians hijack KLM B747 above Iraq, to Dubai
  • Bloodless military coup ousts Greek President George Papadopoulos
  • CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Vancouver: Ottawa Rough Riders 8th Championship; defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 22-18
  • US cuts maximum speed limit cut to 55 MPH as an energy conservation measure

Famous Birthdays

  • Erick Strickland, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks)
  • Yatil Green, wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert DeSalvo, American criminal (The Boston Strangler), stabbed to death in prison at 42
  • Laurence Harvey [Larushka Skine], Lithuanian-born South African actor (Alamo, Romeo & Juliet), dies of cancer at 45
1973 Highlights

About November 25, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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