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25th November - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 25th November. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays of eminent personalities and celebrities on November 25 and Death Anniversaries on this day. If you have Birthday today, Namaste India wishes you a very happy Birthday, read about all famous people with whom you sharing your Birthday today. 

25th November in the history of India

  • 1839 – A cyclone slams into south-eastern India, with high winds and a 40-foot storm surge destroying the port city of Coringa (which has never been completely rebuilt). The storm wave swept inland, taking with it 20,000 ships and thousands of people. An estimated 300,000 deaths resulted from the disaster.

Birthdays on 25th November

  • 1983 – Jhulan Goswami is an all round cricketer and former captain of India national women's cricket team. She won the ICC Women's Player of the Year 2007 and the M.A. Chidambaram trophy for Best Women Cricketer in 2011. In April 2018, she had an Indian postage stamp issued in her honour. In August 2018, she announced her retirement from WT20Is.
  • 1972 – Deepa Marathe is a former Test and One Day International cricketer who represented India. She is a right-hand batsman and bowls slow left-arm orthodox. She has played five Tests and 59 ODIs for India.
  • 1940 – Shyamal Kumar Sen, Indian jurist and politician, 21st Governor of West Bengal
  • 1926 – Ranganath Mishra was the 21st Chief Justice of India, serving from 25 September 1990 to 24 November 1991. He was also the first chairman of the National Human Rights Commission of India. He also served as Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha from the Congress Party between 1998-2004.
  • 1898 – Debaki Bose was Padma Shri awardee also known as Debaki Kumar Bose, was an Indian director, writer, and actor who is recognized for his contribution in Hindi as well as Bengali cinema.

Death Anniversary on 25th November

  • 2014 – Sitara Devi was an eminent Indian dancer of the classical Kathak style of dancing, a singer, and an actress. She was the recipient of several awards and accolades, and performed at several prestigious venues in India and abroad, including at the Royal Albert Hall, London (1967) and at the Carnegie Hall, New York (1976).(Sitara Devi was born on 8 November 1920)
  • 1984 – Yashwantrao Chavan, Indian lawyer and politician, 5th Deputy Prime Minister of India (b. 1913)

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