November 25: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?
(Page last edited 10/12/2017)
- 1487 - Elizabeth of York is crowned Queen of England.
- 1758 - French and Indian War: British forces capture Fort Duquesne from French control. Fort Pitt is built nearby and it grows into modern Pittsburgh.
- 1783 - American Revolutionary War: The last British troops leave New York City three months after the signing of the Treaty of Paris.
- 1963 - President John F. Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
- 1999 - The United Nations establishes the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women to commemorate the murder of three Mirabal Sisters for resistance against the Rafael Trujillo dictatorship inDominican Republic.
- Famous Birthdays: Giuseppe Giovanni Battista Guarneri (Italian violin maker), Yoriyuki Arima (Japanese mathematician), Andrew Carnegie (Scottish-American businessman, founded the Carnegie Steel Company), Karl Benz (German engineer and businessman, founded Mercedes-Benz), Joe DiMaggio (American baseball player)
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