3 Odd Yet True Events From November 25

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Do you know what the Mirabel Sisters, Elizabeth I, and Agatha Christie all share in common?”

Elizabeth I imageAll three share an important newsworthy anniversary on November 25th.

Read on to find out about these and other interesting tales that happened on November 25th.

         1487 – Elizabeth of York is crowned Queen of England. Her image is widely believed to be the model for the queen on playing cards.

         1915 – Scientist Albert Einstein presents the field equations of general relativity to the Prussian Academy of Sciences.

         1947 – Red Scare: The "Hollywood Ten" are blacklistred by Hollywood movie studios.

         1952 –  Agatha Christie's murder-mystery play The Mousetrap opens at the Ambassadors Theatre in London. It will become the longest continuously-running play in history.

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         1960 – Three of the four Mirabal sisters (Minerva, Patria, and Maria Teresa) of the Dominican Republic are assassinated for their clandestine activities and active resistance to the Rafael Trujillo ("el jefe") dictatorship. They are frequently referred to as "Las Miraposas" or the butterflies.

         1984 – Thirty-six top musicians gather in a Notting Hill studio and record Band Aid's song "Do They Know It's Christmas?" in order to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia.

         1986 – Iran–Contra affair: U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese announces that profits from covert weapons sales to Iran were illegally diverted to the anti-communist Contra rebels in Nicaragua.

         1999 – The United Nations establishes the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women to commemorate the murder of the three Mirabal sisters  for resistance against the Rafael Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic. The fourth Mirabel sister, Dede, died of natural causes in 2014. Their lives were commemorated in the novel and movie . "In the Time of the Butterflies".

While the Mirabel Sisters, Elizabeth I, and Agatha Christie on November 25th have nothing to do with my real estate business selling Silicon Valley homes to families in San Jose, Cupertino and Saratoga in Santa Clara County, Calif., they add fun and entertainment to life.

For more fun facts and information on Silicon Valley real estate, homes and careers, subscribe for free to Michelle Cherie Carr Crowe’s blog at http://www.activerain.com/results.

Images courtesy of Michelle Cherie Carr Crowe’s private collection, the public domain, the U.S. government or www.freedigitalphotos.net. Facts compiled from Wikipedia, Smithsonian, HistoryOrb and MentalFloss among others. 

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Comments (2)

Charles Ross - eXp Realty LLC
eXp Realty LLC Salina Group - Salina, KS
Love To Help People

Great post, Michelle! It's impressive how you connect captivating historical events with the present, adding depth to our understanding of these figures and their impact. Your approach enriches our appreciation of history and its relevance today. #LearningIsFun #HistoryMatters 📚🌍

Nov 24, 2023 03:21 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Those recent movies about Agatha Christie books have done really well lately and it makes me want to read more Agatha Christie

Nov 24, 2023 04:34 PM