2023 Monthly Holidays that include November 25, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our November Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of November.
NOTE: A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
World Festivals and Events (Date Order)
Pirates Fest - Cayman Islands National Festival - November 3-26, 2023 (Little Cayman - November 3-5, 2023; Grand Cayman - November 9-19, 2023; Cayman Brac - November 24-26, 2023) This is the Cayman Islands, National Festival and features different events such as street dances, costumes, float parade, heritage days, underwater treasure hunt, games, controlled mayhem with a mock invasion, lots of music and events for kids and teens.
The Astrological Sign for November 25 is Sagittarius.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month for November are:
Chrysanthemum - abundance, cheerfulness, compassion, friendship, secret love
The Birthstone(s) for November is Topaz and Citrine.
1609 - Henrietta Maria of France, Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland (d. 1669)
1880 - John Flynn, Australian minister and pilot who founded the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (d. 1951)
1914 - Joe DiMaggio, American baseball player and coach (d. 1999)
1960 - Amy Grant, American singer-songwriter
1960 - John F. Kennedy Jr., American lawyer, journalist, and magazine publisher (George) and son of 35th U.S. President John F. Kennedy
1885 - Thomas A. Hendricks, American lawyer and politician who became the 21st Vice President of the United States (b. 1819)
2016 - Fidel Castro, Communist leader of Cuba (b.1926)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1795 - William Henry Harrison, eventual 95th U.S. President marries Anna Symes
1908 - Will Rogers, Vaudeville performer marries Betty Blake
1961 - Mario Andretti, Racing car driver marries Dee Ann Hoch
Quote of the Day
November 24, 2023 was Black Friday, the start of the Holiday Shopping Season, and Shopping Reminder Day!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Info. to Come Shortly!
This Day in History
1120 - William Adelin, son and heir of Henry I of England is drowned when the White Ship sinks in the English Channel
1343 - Naples and the Maritime Republic of Amalfi are devasted by a tsunami caused by an earthquake in the Tyrrhenian Sea
1487 - Elizabeth of York is crowned Queen of England
1759 - Beirut and Damascus are destroyed and 30,000-40,000 people killed when an earthquake hits the Mediterranean
1783 - Three months after the signing of the Treaty of Paris, the last British troops leave New York City
1833 - A massive tsunami hits all along the Indonesian coast after an 8.7 - 9.2 massive undersea earthquake hits Sumatra
1839 - An estimated 300,000 deaths occur when a cyclone hits south-eastern India with high winds and a 40 foot storm surge destroying the City of Coringa. The storm wave swept inland, taking with it 20,000 ships and thousands of people
1908 - As the SS Sardinia was leaving Malta's Grand Harbour, a fire broke out which resulted in the death of 118 people and the ship's grounding
1926 - The deadliest November tornado outbreak in U.S. history results in the death of 76 people and more than 400 injured
1941 - During World War II, the HMS Barnham of England is sunk by a German torpedo
1950 - During the Great Appalachian Storm of 1950, 22 U.S. States are impacted, 353 people are killed, over 160 people injured, and over $66.7 million in damages
1952 - The murder-mystery play The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie opens in London and will become the longest continuously running play in history
1952 - During the Korean War, after 42 days of fighting, the Battle of Triangle Hill ends in a Chinese victory.
1963 - State funeral of John F. Kennedy when the U.S. President is buried at Arlington National Cemetery after lying in state at the U.S. Capitol followed by Mass at Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle
1975 - Suriname gains their independence from the Netherlands
1987 - The Philippines is hit with Typhoon Nina with category 5 winds up to 165 mph and a storm surge that destroys entire villages and causes over 1,000 deaths
1992 - Effective January 1, 1993, the Federal Assembly of Czechoslovakia votes to split the country into the Czech Republic and Slovakia
2009 - Rain swamps the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia during the Hajj pilgrimage with 3,000 cars swept away, 122 people killed and 350 people missing
This Day in Music
1995 - Exhale (Shoop Shoop) by Whitney Houston hits #1 on the Hot 100
1997 - Sevens is the eighth album released by Garth Brooks that includes hits Two Pina Coladas and Longneck Bottle
1997 - She's Not There and Time of the Season (video below) are performed by the original Zombies lineup when they reunite onstage for the first time in 30 years
2015 - Alicia Keys starts her two episodes as Skye Summers on the hip-hop centered TV series Empire
2021 - Get Back, a three-part series of The Beatles debuts on Disney+. It features outtakes from their Let It Be documentary
This Day in Sports
1979 - One of the most well-known partnerships in TV sportscasting history for 22 years begins with Pat Summerall and John Madden broadcasting a game together
1981 - Rollie Fingers is the first relief pitcher to win the American League MVP
1983 - Larry Holmes TKOs Marvis Frazer in one round to win the heavyweight boxing title
1986 - Jose Canseco of the Oakland A's wins the American League Rookie of the Year
2019 - In his first 2 NFL seasons, Baltimore's 2nd-year quarterback Lamar Jackson becomes the first quarterback in NFL history to throw for 3,000 passing yards and rush for 1,500 yards
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. An adjustable dam placed across a river to regulate the flow of water downstream.A fence placed across a river to catch fish.
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