HISTORY
25 November 2021: This day in history

1177: Battle of Montgisard: Baldwin IV of Jerusalem defeats Saladin and a larger Ayyubid force

1783: Britain evacuates New York city, its last military position in the United States

1839: Cyclone slams south eastern India with high winds and a 40 foot storm surge, destroying city of Coringa. Storm waves sweep inland, destroying 20,000 ships and killing an estimated 300,000 people.

1905: Telimco makes the 1st ever advertisement for a radio set, by advertising a $7.50 set in the “Scientific American” which claimed to receive signals for up to one mile

1986: Iran-Contra affair erupts, President Reagan reveals secret arms deal

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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