On This Day

Historical Events on November 25 (Part 2)

  • 2018 6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Iran's Kermanshah province injuring at least 700
  • 2018 LA Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers sets NFL single-game record, completing 25-straight passes in 45-10 win v Arizona Cardinals; Mark Brunell & David Carr previously share record (22); also sets NFL record for best single-game completion % (96.6)
  • 2019 Priceless royal jewelry stolen from Dresden Green Vault, in Germany, from one of Europe's greatest treasure collections
  • 2019 Louis Vuitton (LVMH) buys jeweler Tiffany & Co. for over $16 billion
  • 2019 First defamation case in Australia by a sitting MP won by Sarah Hanson-Green over Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm, after he made sexist slurs against her
  • 2019 Baltimore's 2nd-year quarterback Lamar Jackson becomes first QB in NFL history to throw for 3,000 passing yards and rush for 1,500 yards in his first 2 NFL seasons as the Ravens beat LA Rams, 45-6
  • 2019 Chilean performance collective Lastesis first perform feminist anthem “Un violador en tu camino” (“A Rapist in Your Path”) outside the Supreme Court in Santiago, Chile

Historic Event

2020 US President Donald Trump pardons former security advisor Michael Flynn, guilty of lying to the FBI

  • 2020 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

2020 The New York Times names its "25 Greatest Actors of the 21st Century (so far)", with Denzel Washington at No. 1 [1]

  • 2021 India has more girls than boys for the first time in its history and its population boom is ending, according to new government survey [1]

COVID-19 Pandemic

2021 Germany's COVID-19 death toll passes 100,000 (Robert Koch Institute) amid its highest surge in infections yet

  • 2021 Peter Jackson's documentary series "The Beatles: Get Back" premieres on Disney+