On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1980

Historical Events

  • Coup in Burkina abolishes constitution
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Imran Khan scores his 1st Test Cricket ton, 123 v WI Lahore

Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan
Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan
Imran Khan

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Sugar Ray Leonard regains WBC welterweight boxing crown when Roberto Durán quits in the 8th round of infamous “no mas” fight at the Superdome, New Orleans

  • Upper-Volta military coup under Col Saye Zerbo, President Lamizana flees

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Mokoena, South African soccer player
  • Josh Lomberger, American professional wrestling backstage interviewer
  • Kushan Liyanarachchi, Sri Lankan, prominent Live Buddhism Practitioner
1980 Highlights

About November 25, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius