What Happened on November 25, 1980

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Coup in Burkina abolishes constitution
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • Imran Khan scores his 1st Test Cricket ton, 123 v WI Lahore
  • 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