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Daily Calendar for Thursday, November 25, 2021

Born

  • Franz Gruber (composer)
  • Andrew Carnegie (industrialist)
  • Georg Kaiser (dramatist)
  • Virgil Thomson (composer)
  • Helen Gahagan Douglas (politician)
  • Joe DiMaggio (baseball player)
  • John Larroquette (actor)
  • Amy Grant (singer)
  • John F. Kennedy, Jr. (son of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy)
  • Christina Applegate (actress)
  • Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Welch Bush (fraternal twin daughters of President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush)

Died

  • Upton Sinclair (writer)
  • Flip Wilson (actor & comedian)
  • Rance Howard (actor)

Events

  • First sword-swallower performance in the U.S.
  • First YMCA in North America opened, in Montreal, Quebec
  • Last log entry for Mary Celeste before crew disappeared
  • Greenback Party (originally, National Independent Party) organized
  • American College of Surgeons incorporated
  • Albert Einstein formulated his general theory of relativity
  • The first door to King Tut’s tomb was opened
  • President John F. Kennedy was buried at 3:34 pm EST in Arlington National Cemetery
  • Robert S. Ledley granted a patent for CAT scan
  • Rene Levesque became premier of Quebec
  • U.S. chess champion John Donaldson wed Soviet champion Elena Akhmilovskaya
  • Ireland voted to legalize divorce

Weather

  • A tornado ripped through Portland, Arkansas
  • Steubenville, Ohio, received 36.3 inches of snow
  • West Virginia received 57 inches of snow
  • A blizzard hit the Appalachian states and nearby areas. Hartford, Connecticut, recorded gusts of 100 miles (160km) per hour.
  • Winds atop Mount Washington in New Hampshire were recorded at 160 miles per hour

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