On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 2005

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

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

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