On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1975

Historical Events

  • A loyalist gang nicknamed the "Shankill Butchers" undertakes its first "cut-throat killing"; the gang was named for its late-night kidnapping, torture and murder (by throat slashing) of random Catholic civilians in Belfast
  • Netherlands grants Suriname independence (National Day)
  • Portuguese leftist officers occupy 4 airbases

Famous Deaths

  • Moyna MacGill, actress (Strange Affair of Uncle Harry), dies
1975 Highlights

About November 25, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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