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 This day in History - November 25
369 Historic Events for November 25
1847

Opera "Marta" is produced (Vienna)

Event
1852

Johan N Salvator, [Johann Orth], archduke of Austria

Birth
1854

John G Lockhart, [scorpion], English biographer, dies at 60

Death
1856

Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev, Russia, composer (Oresteia)

Birth
1862

Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin, composer

Birth
1863

Battle of Missionary Ridge, Tennessee

Event
1864

Confederate plot to burn NYC, fails

Event
1864

Confederate retreat at Sandersville, Georgia

Event
1865

Heinrich Barth, German historian/geographer (Central Africa), dies

Death
1867

US Congress commission looks into "impeachment" of Pres Andrew Johnson

Event
1867

Alfred Nobel patents dynamite

Event
1871

Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, actor/director (Ghost Hotel)

Birth
1873

Dirk Sch„fer, Dutch pianist/composer (Javanese Rhapsody)

Birth
1877

Harley Granville-Barker, London, dramatist/producer/critic

Birth
1878

Georg Kaiser, writer

Birth
1880

Leonard S Woolf, English author/husband of Virginia Woolf

Birth
1881

Peder Gram, composer

Birth
1881

John XXIII, [Angelo Roncalli], Bergamo Italy, 261st pope (1958-63)

Birth
1883

Ludwig Erk, composer, dies at 76

Death
1883

Percy Marmont, London England, actor (Capt Apache)

Birth
1884

John B Meyenberg of St Louis patents evaporated milk

Event
1885

Thomas A Hendricks, 21st VP, dies at 66, 8 months after taking office

Death
1885

Alfonso XII, king of Spain (1874-85), dies at 27

Death
1886

Percy Holmes, cricketer (Engl, 555 partners with Sutcliffe for Yorks)

Birth
1886

Rex Maupin, St Joseph Mo, orch leader (Tin Pan Alley TV)

Birth