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#TodayInHistory: World’s Greatest Robbery Takes Place!

Yvonne Williams

A trip down memory lane this day November 25;

2014 – Lionel Messi becomes the UEFA Champions League all-time top scorer.

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2002 – Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) divorces “Princess of Rock and Roll” Lisa Marie Presley (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 months of marriage.

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2015 – Pope Francis makes his first official visit to Africa.

#TodayInHistory: World’s Greatest Robbery Takes Place!


2013 – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire grosses $161 million in the U.S. and Canada, becoming the most successful film ever released in November.

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1963 – The body of President John F. Kennedy was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery following his assassination.

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1983 – World’s greatest robbery 25,000,000 pounds of gold, Heathrow, England stolen. The Brink’s-Mat robbery, which took place at the Heathrow International Trading Estate on 25 November 1983 saw a record £26 million (today approx £79 million) worth of gold bullion, diamonds and cash stolen from a warehouse. a South London by a gang of six armed robbers. Many of the robbery gang were convicted, but the gold has never been recovered.

That’s all for today.