November 25: Lal Bahadur Shastri resigned as railway minister after an accident in 1956

Bengaluru, Nov 25: Today is Tuesday, November 25, 2014. What happened on this day in history? Oneindia takes a look at the past: [Nov 24: This day in history]

Nov 25: This day in history

2348 BC: Biblical scholars said this day would be the day of Great Deluge.

1844: Karl Benz, the renowned car engineer and the pioneering founder of automobile maker Mercedes Benz was born.

1863: The Battle of Missionary Ridge was fought as part of the Chattanooga Campaign of the American Civil War.

1914: German Field Marshal Fredrich von Hindenburg calls off the Lodz offensive, about 40 miles from Warsaw, Poland.

1921: Hirohito becomes Japan's regent. 1923: Transatlantic broadcasting from England to America begins.

1930: Earthquake in Shizouka, Japan, kills 187 people.

1948: National Cadet Corps is established.

Nov 25: This day in history

1951: A truce line between UN troops and North Korea is mapped at the peace talks in Panmunjom, Korea.

1956: Lal Bahadur Shastri resigns as railway minister after the Ariyalur rail accident in Tamil Nadu, killing over 150 people.

1963: The body of assassinated American president John F Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

1964: Eleven nations contribute $3 billion together to rescue the value of the British currency.

1984: Maharashtra's first chief minister Yashwantrao B. Chavhan passes away.

1987: Typhoon Nina hits the Philippines, 1,030 people killed.

1992: Federal Assembly of Czechoslovakia votes to divide the country into the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

1999: Gandhian social worker Baba Amte is chosen for the Gandhi Peace Prize.

2000: The governments of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu agree on a "unified command'' for the STF operations against sandalwood smuggler Veerappan.

2008: Cyclone Nisha hits Sri Lanka.

2014: Katthak danseuse Sitara Devi passes away in Mumbai.

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