November 25 is the 329th day of the year (330th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 36 days remaining until the end of the year.
Finnish calendar: Katri, Kaija, Katja, Kaisa, Kati, Kaarina, Kaisu, Riina, Katariina, Katriina
Finnish-Swedish calendar: Katarina, Karin, Kajsa, Katrina, Katja, Carina
orthodox calendar: Liimo, Pekka, Petri, Katariina, Katja
Sámi calendar: Gáddjá, Káre, Káhtariinná, Gáhteriinná, Gáre, Gáren, Gáhte
in older calendars: Catharina, Conradus, Ebba, Linus
1491 - The siege of the last Spanish fortress of the Moors begins in Granada.
1667 - A devastating earthquake kills 80,000 people in Shemakha, Caucasus.
1839 - An estimated 300,000 people are killed in cyclone-induced damage in India.
1936 - Anticomintern agreement is signed between Germany and Japan.
1940 - Nakke Nakuttaja (Woody Woodpecker) first appears in the cartoon Knock Knock.
1947 - Red Danger: Hollywood movie studios blacklist the “Hollywood Ten”.
1963 - Kennedy assassination: US President John F. Kennedy is buried in Arlington Military Cemetery.
1968 - The capture of the old in Helsinki.
1975 - Suriname becomes independent from the Netherlands.
1984 - 36 British and Irish pop musicians band together at Band Aid's Notting Hill studio to record "Do They Know It's Christmas" to raise money for the victims of the Ethiopian famine.
1992 - The Czechoslovak Federal Assembly approves the division of the country into the Czech Republic and Slovakia from the beginning of 1993.
1994 - Sony co-founder Akio Morita resigns as CEO of a company in difficulty.
2001 - The German industrial metal band Rammstein performed for the first time in Finland at the Helsinki Ice Rink.
2002 - US President George W. Bush signs the Homeland Security Act.
2007 - The Finnish version of Wikinews was launched.
2018 - Mauno Koivisto's tombstone unveiled.
1638 - Catherine de Bragança, Portuguese heir and wife of King Charles II of England (d. 1705)
1692 - Gustaf Lithou, Finnish poet (c. 1753)
1772 - Anders Henrik Falck, Finnish senator (d. 1851)
1775 - Gustaf Gabriel Hällström, Finnish physicist and naturalist (d. 1844)
1778 - Franz Gruber, Austrian organist and composer (Christmas Eve) (c. 1863)
1814 - Julius Robert von Mayer, German physiologist and physicist (d. 1878)
1835 - Andrew Carnegie, American industrialist and philanthropist (b. 1919)
1844 - Karl Benz, German engineer (d. 1929)
1846 - Carrie Nation, American opponent of alcohol (c. 1911)
1865 - Gustaf Söderström, Swedish tug of war (d. 1958)
1873 - Myers Y. Cooper, American Republican politician (b. 1958)
1881 - John XXIII, Pope (d. 1963)
1894 - Tiitus Mäntynen, Finnish conductor and bassoonist (d. 1960)
1895 - Anastas Mikojan, Soviet politician (d. 1978)
1900 - Rudolf Höss, head of the Auschwitz concentration camp (c. 1947)
1901 - Fernando Tambroni, Italian politician (d. 1963)
1904 - Ba Jin, right Li Yaotang, Chinese writer (d. 2005)
1914 - Joe DiMaggio, American baseball player (d. 1999)
1915 - Augusto Pinochet, Chilean military dictator (d. 2006)
1917 - Noboru Terada, Japanese swimmer and Olympic champion (d. 1986)
1920 - Ricardo Montalbán, Mexican actor (Star Trek II: Khan Noonian Singh of Khan) (c. 2009)
1923 - Mauno Koivisto, President of the Republic of Finland 1982–1994 (d. 2017)
1924 - Mauri Sariola, Finnish crime writer (d. 1985)
1924 - Veikko Hursti, Finnish helper and social counselor for the disadvantaged (d. 2005)
1924 - Ante Marković, Croatian politician