On This Day: November 25th

This is 330th day of the year and 36 days remain in the year.

in history
The British captured Fort Duquesne (Pittsburgh) in the French and Indian Wars.
The British evacuated New York City, their last military position, after the Revolutionary War.
The slaves who seized the Amistad in 1839 were freed by the Supreme Court. They had been defended by former president John Quincy Adams.
Movie executives blacklisted the "Hollywood Ten."
Iran-Contra scandal broke.
Jiang Zemin became the first Chinese head of state to visit Japan since World War II.
Elian Gonzalez was rescued off the coast of Florida.
President George W. Bush signed into law the Department of Homeland Security and named Tom Ridge as head.
November 25 Birthdays
Joseph DiMaggio1914–1999, American Baseball Player
Christina Applegateactress
John F. Kennedy, Jr.publisher, lawyer
Ricardo Montalbanactor
Amy Grantpop musician
Pope John XXIIIreligious leader
Andrew Carnegieindustrialist and philanthropost
Virgil Thomsoncomposer
Carry Moore Nationtemperance advocate
Ba Jinmodern novelist
John Larroquetteactor

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