On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 2005

Historical Events

  • Polish Minister of National Defence Radek Sikorski opens Warsaw Pact archives to historians showing maps of possible nuclear strikes against Western Europe, including the nuclear annihilation of 43 Polish cities by Soviet-controlled forces.

Famous Deaths

  • George Best, Northern Irish footballer (Manchester United, Northern Ireland), dies at age 59 after suffering multiple organ failures
  • Richard Burns, English WRC champion, dies of a brain tumour at 34
2005 Highlights

About November 25, 2005

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius