On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
President John F. Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard regains the WBC welterweight title from Roberto Duran, who had taken the title from Leonard a year earlier.
WikiLeaks, the whistle-blowing organization led by Julian Assange, releases more than 500,000 pages of messages sent during the 9/11 attacks in New York.
Swedish scientist Alfred Nobel patents dynamite after discovering a safe method of handling nitroglycerine.
Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap, the longest running play in the history of modern theater, opens in London.
Jack Kevorkian is charged with murder after 60 Minutes aired a video he made while he administered a lethal injection.
Football player Michael Vick receives a three-year suspended sentence after pleading guilty to running a dogfighting operation.
Born on This Day
Animal Rights Activist, Actress / 1971 -
Actress Christina Applegate played Kelly Bundy on the popular sitcom Married... With Children. She is a breast cancer survivor and publicly promotes awareness.
Born: November 25, 1971
Age: 41 years old
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation: Animal Rights Activist, Actress
1960 | 52 years old
1953 | 59 years old
Business Leader, White Collar Criminal
Born: November 25, 1914
Birthplace: Martinez, California, United States
Occupation: Baseball Player
1915 | 91 years old
1960 | 38 years old
Died on This Day
Died: November 25, 1968
Age: 90 years old
Place: Bound Brook, New Jersey , United States
Occupation: Activist, Journalist, Author
2005 | 59 years old
1998 | 64 years old
Television Actor, Comedian
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profile name: Caroline Kennedy profile occupation: Lawyer
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profile name: Jacques Chirac profile occupation: Mayor
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