On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1980

Historical Events

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

Sports History

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

Boxing 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? 41 years and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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