The Gemara in Chullin 139b says the following:
From where in the Torah can one find an allusion to the hanging of Haman? He replied: The verse states after Adam ate from the tree of knowledge: “Have you eaten of [hamin] the tree, about which I commanded you that you should not eat?” (Genesis 3:11). Hamin is spelled in the same manner as Haman: Heh, mem, nun.
Yet, when it comes to Chanukah, why doesn't the Gemara ask: From where in the Torah can one find an allusion to Yehudis, Antiyochus or Yochanan Kohein Godol etc.?
[This question was asked by my rebbi Rabbi M. Fishberg]