On This Day

November 25, 1975 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • A loyalist gang nicknamed the "Shankill Butchers" undertakes its first "cut-throat killing"; the gang was named for its late-night kidnapping, torture and murder (by throat slashing) of random Catholic civilians in Belfast
  • Netherlands grants Suriname independence (National Day)
  • Portuguese leftist officers occupy 4 airbases