On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 2020

Historical Events

  • Dead and buried mink reported rising from the ground due to bloating, after a hurried cull of millions of COVID-19 infected animals in Denmark

Film & TV History

The New York Times names its "25 Greatest Actors of the 21st Century (so far)", with Denzel Washington at No. 1 [1]

Historic Event

US President Donald Trump pardons former security advisor Michael Flynn, guilty of lying to the FBI

Famous Deaths

Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona, Argentine soccer forward (91 caps; World Cup 1986 [captain]; FIFA Player of the 20th Century; Argentinos Juniors, Napoli), dies from a heart attack at 60

  • Duris Maxwell [Ted Lewis], Canadian session and touring drummer (Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers; Powder Blues Band), dies of heart failure at 74
  • Jacques Secrétin, French table tennis player (World C'ship gold mixed doubles 1977), dies at 71
  • Zenon Plech, Polish motorcycle speedway rider (World C'ship individual 1979, pairs 1980 runner-up), dies at 67
2020 Highlights

About November 25, 2020

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius