History & Quotes / Knowledge

A thought for the day

A thought for the day: And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you -- ask what you can do for your country. -- President John F. Kennedy

Other Notable Events for November 25

On this date in history:

In 1783, more than 6,000 British troops evacuated New York City after signing the peace treaty ending the Revolutionary War.

In 1867, Alfred Nobel received a patent for dynamite.

In 1947, ...

Notable Birthdays for November 25

Those born on this date include:

- Industrialist Andrew Carnegie in 1835
- pioneer German automobile designer Karl Benz in 1844
- social reformer Carrie Nation in 1846
- Pope John XXIII in 1881
- New York Yankees ...

Astronomy

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2014 with 36 to follow.

The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturn. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus and Venus.