Today in history - Nov. 25

Today is Saturday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2006. There are 36 days left in the year.


Today's Highlight in History:


On Nov. 25, 1963, the body of President Kennedy was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.


On this date:


In 1758, in the French and Indian War, the British captured Fort Duquesne in present-day Pittsburgh.


In 1783, the British evacuated New York, their last military position in the United States during the Revolutionary War.


In 1881, Pope John XXIII was born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli near Bergamo, Italy.


In 1944, baseball commissioner Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis died at age 78.

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