11/25/2021 12:01:00 AM Today In History - November 25
Reprinted By Permission From OnThisDay.com
Today in History in 1867 Alfred Nobel patented dynamite; in 1913 28th US President Woodrow Wilson's daughter Jessie was married in The White House; and in 1940 Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs was born in Mocksville N.C.
Our on this day in history archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:
1177 - Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Chatillon defeat Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard.
1783 - Britain evacuates New York city, its last military position in United States
1839 - A cyclone slams India with high winds and a 40 foot storm surge, destroying the port city of Coringa (never to be entirely rebuilt again). The storm wave sweeps inland, taking with it 20,000 ships and thousands of people. An estimated 300,000 deaths result from the disaster.
1867 - Alfred Nobel patents dynamite
1983 - World's greatest robbery 25,000,000 pounds of gold, Heathrow, England
1835 - Andrew Carnegie, Dunfermline, Scottish/American industrialist/philanthropist
1843 - Henry Ware Eliot American industrialist, philanthropist and the father of T. S. Eliot (d. 1919)
1844 - Karl F Benz, German designer/auto manufacturer (4-taktmotor)
1881 - Pope John XXIII [Angelo Roncalli], Bergamo Italy, 261st pope (1958-63)
1914 - "Joltin'" Joe DiMaggio, Yankee Clipper (56 game hitting streak), (d. 1999)
1933 - Kathryn Grant Crosby, Houston Texas, actress (Mr Cory, Big Circus)
1940 - Joe Gibbs, Mocksville North Carolina, American football coach (Washington Redskins)