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November 24th, 2007 (November 24 2007)EventKevin Rudd becomes the 26th elected Prime Minister of Australia.
November 24th, 2006 (November 24 2006)EventIsraeli rapist Benny Sela escapes from police custody while being transferred to a court hearing.
November 24th, 2006 (November 24 2006)DeathJuice Leskinen, Finnish rock singer (born in 1950)
November 24th, 2006 (November 24 2006)DeathGeorge W. S. Trow, American writer (born in 1943)
November 24th, 2006 (November 24 2006)DeathZdenek Veselovsky, Czech zoologist (born in 1938)
November 24th, 2005 (November 24 2005)EventConservative leader Stephen Harper, the leader of the Official Opposition in the Canadian Parliament, introduces a motion of no confidence, which NDP leader Jack Layton seconds. The motion is passed on November 28 leading to the dissolution of the 38th Canadian Parliament.
November 24th, 2005 (November 24 2005)DeathPat Morita, American actor (born in 1932)
November 24th, 2004 (November 24 2004)DeathWong Jim, Hong Kong songwriter (born in 1940)
November 24th, 2004 (November 24 2004)DeathArthur Hailey, British-born author (born in 1920)
November 24th, 2003 (November 24 2003)DeathFloquet de Neu, Ecuato Guinean albino gorilla (born in 1964)
November 24th, 2003 (November 24 2003)DeathWarren Spahn, Major League Baseball player (born in 1921)
November 24th, 2002 (November 24 2002)DeathJohn Rawls, political philosopher (born in 1921) Philo Quotes
November 24th, 2001 (November 24 2001)DeathMelanie Thornton, American dance/pop singer (born in 1967)
November 24th, 1998 (November 24 1998)BirthBridger Palmer, American child actor
November 24th, 1998 (November 24 1998)BirthBrecken Palmer, American child actor
November 24th, 1996 (November 24 1996)DeathSorley MacLean, British poet (born in 1911)
November 24th, 1993 (November 24 1993)EventIn Liverpool, 11-year-olds Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are convicted of the murder of 2-year-old James Bulger.
November 24th, 1993 (November 24 1993)DeathAlbert Collins, American blues guitarist (born in 1932)
November 24th, 1992 (November 24 1992)EventIn the People s Republic of China, a China Southern Airlines domestic flight crashes, killing all 141 people on-board.
November 24th, 1991 (November 24 1991)DeathFreddie Mercury, Zanzibar-born singer (Queen) (born in 1946)Freddie Mercury Quotes
November 24th, 1991 (November 24 1991)DeathEric Carr, American drummer (KISS) (born in 1950)
November 24th, 1990 (November 24 1990)DeathFred Shero, National Hockey League player and coach (born in 1925)
November 24th, 1990 (November 24 1990)DeathDodie Smith, English novelist and playwright (born in 1896)
November 24th, 1990 (November 24 1990)DeathJuan Manuel Bordeu, Argentine racing driver (born in 1934)
November 24th, 1989 (November 24 1989)BirthJohnny Exantus, Hatian soccer player
November 24th, 1987 (November 24 1987)BirthMegan Mullins, American singer
November 24th, 1987 (November 24 1987)DeathJehane Benoit, French Canadian culinary author (born in 1904)
November 24th, 1985 (November 24 1985)BirthJulia Alexandratou, Greek fashion model and singer
November 24th, 1985 (November 24 1985)BirthTony Hunt, National Football League player
November 24th, 1985 (November 24 1985)DeathBig Joe Turner, American singer (born in 1911)
November 24th, 1983 (November 24 1983)BirthDean Ashton, English footballer
November 24th, 1983 (November 24 1983)BirthMeredith Henderson, Canadian actress
November 24th, 1983 (November 24 1983)BirthKarine Vanasse, Quebec actress
November 24th, 1982 (November 24 1982)BirthSean O Loughlin, English rugby league footballer
November 24th, 1980 (November 24 1980)BirthBeth Phoenix, American professional wrestler
November 24th, 1980 (November 24 1980)DeathGeorge Raft, American actor (born in 1895)
November 24th, 1980 (November 24 1980)DeathHerbert Agar, American journalist and historian (born in 1897)
November 24th, 1978 (November 24 1978)BirthKatherine Heigl, American actress
November 24th, 1977 (November 24 1977)BirthColin Hanks, American actor
November 24th, 1976 (November 24 1976)BirthDave Aizer, American television host
November 24th, 1976 (November 24 1976)BirthChen Lu, Chinese figure skater
November 24th, 1976 (November 24 1976)BirthChristian Laflamme, Canadian ice hockey player
November 24th, 1975 (November 24 1975)BirthThomas Kohnstamm, American writer
November 24th, 1974 (November 24 1974)EventDonald Johanson and Tom Gray discover the 40% complete Australopithecus afarensis skeleton, nicknamed "Lucy" after The Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," in the Awash Valley of Ethiopia s Afar Depression.
November 24th, 1974 (November 24 1974)BirthStephen Merchant, British comedian
November 24th, 1974 (November 24 1974)BirthTaro Yamamoto, Japanese actor
November 24th, 1973 (November 24 1973)DeathJohn Neihardt, American writer (born in 1881)
November 24th, 1971 (November 24 1971)EventDuring a severe thunderstorm over Washington state, a hijacker calling himself Dan Cooper (AKA D.B. Cooper) parachutes from a Northwest Orient Airlines plane with US$200,000 in ransom moneyneither he nor the money have ever been found.
November 24th, 1971 (November 24 1971)BirthCosmas Ndeti, three-time Boston Marathon winner
November 24th, 1971 (November 24 1971)BirthKeith Primeau, Canadian ice hockey player
November 24th, 1970 (November 24 1970)BirthJulieta Venegas, Mexican singer
November 24th, 1970 (November 24 1970)BirthDoug Brien, American football placekicker
November 24th, 1969 (November 24 1969)EventApollo program: The Apollo 12 command module splashes down safely in the Pacific Ocean, ending the second manned mission to the Moon.
November 24th, 1969 (November 24 1969)BirthRob Nicholson, American musician
November 24th, 1968 (November 24 1968)BirthBulent Korkmaz, Turkish footballer
November 24th, 1967 (November 24 1967)BirthCal Eldred, American baseball player
November 24th, 1967 (November 24 1967)DeathLouis Fratto, American gangster (born in 1908)
November 24th, 1966 (November 24 1966)EventA Bulgarian plane with 82 people on board crashes near Bratislava, Slovakia.
November 24th, 1966 (November 24 1966)EventNew York City experiences the smoggiest day in the city s history.
November 24th, 1966 (November 24 1966)BirthPaul Robinett, American internet personality
November 24th, 1966 (November 24 1966)BirthRussell Watson, British singer
November 24th, 1965 (November 24 1965)EventJoseph Desire Mobutu seizes power in the Congo and becomes President; he goes on to rule the country (which he renames Zaire in 1971) for over 30 years, until being overthrown by rebels in 1997.
November 24th, 1965 (November 24 1965)BirthKim Roe-ha, South Korean actor
November 24th, 1965 (November 24 1965)BirthShirley Henderson, Scottish actress
November 24th, 1965 (November 24 1965)DeathAbdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (born in 1895)
November 24th, 1964 (November 24 1964)BirthGarret Dillahunt, American actor
November 24th, 1964 (November 24 1964)BirthBrad Sherwood, American comedian
November 24th, 1964 (November 24 1964)BirthTony Rombola, American guitarist (Godsmack)
November 24th, 1963 (November 24 1963)EventLee Harvey Oswald is assassinated by Jack Ruby in the basement of Dallas police department headquarters on live television.
November 24th, 1963 (November 24 1963)EventVietnam War: Newly sworn-in US President Lyndon B. Johnson confirms that the United States intends to continue supporting South Vietnam both militarily and economically.Lyndon Johnson Quotes
November 24th, 1963 (November 24 1963)DeathLee Harvey Oswald, accused assassin of John F. Kennedy (born in 1939)John F. Kennedy Quotes
November 24th, 1962 (November 24 1962)EventThe West Berlin branch of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany forms a separate party, the Socialist Unity Party of West Berlin.
November 24th, 1962 (November 24 1962)BirthJohn Squire, British guitarist (The Stone Roses)
November 24th, 1962 (November 24 1962)BirthJohn Kovalic, British-born cartoonist
November 24th, 1961 (November 24 1961)BirthCarlos Carnero, Spanish member of parliament
November 24th, 1961 (November 24 1961)BirthArundhati Roy, Indian writerArundhati Roy Quotes
November 24th, 1960 (November 24 1960)BirthAmanda Wyss, American actress
November 24th, 1960 (November 24 1960)BirthEdgar Meyer, American bassist and composer
November 24th, 1960 (November 24 1960)DeathGrand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (born in 1882)
November 24th, 1959 (November 24 1959)DeathDally Messenger, Australian rugby player (born in 1883)
November 24th, 1958 (November 24 1958)BirthRoy Aitken, Scottish former footballer
November 24th, 1958 (November 24 1958)BirthAlain Chabat, French actor and director
November 24th, 1958 (November 24 1958)DeathRobert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, British politician, Nobel laureate (born in 1864)
November 24th, 1957 (November 24 1957)BirthDenise Crosby, American actress
November 24th, 1957 (November 24 1957)BirthEdward Stourton, British radio presenter
November 24th, 1957 (November 24 1957)DeathDiego Rivera, Mexican painter (born in 1886)
November 24th, 1956 (November 24 1956)DeathGuido Cantelli, Italian conductor (born in 1920)
November 24th, 1955 (November 24 1955)BirthIan Botham, England test cricketer
November 24th, 1955 (November 24 1955)BirthElvis Ramone, American drummer (The Ramones)
November 24th, 1955 (November 24 1955)BirthTakashi Yuasa, Japanese lawyer
November 24th, 1955 (November 24 1955)BirthLena Adelsohn Liljeroth, Swedish politician
November 24th, 1954 (November 24 1954)BirthEmir Kusturica, Serbian filmmakerEmir Kusturica Quotes
November 24th, 1953 (November 24 1953)BirthGlenn Withrow, American actor
November 24th, 1952 (November 24 1952)BirthNorbert Haug, German motorsport executive (Mercedes Benz)
November 24th, 1952 (November 24 1952)BirthThierry Lhermitte, French comedian and actor
November 24th, 1951 (November 24 1951)BirthChet Edwards, American politician
November 24th, 1949 (November 24 1949)BirthShane Bourne, Australian comedian and actor
November 24th, 1948 (November 24 1948)BirthSpider Robinson, science fiction authorSpider Robinson Quotes
November 24th, 1948 (November 24 1948)BirthSteve Yeager, baseball player
November 24th, 1947 (November 24 1947)EventRed Scare: After the so-called Hollywood 10 refuse to co-operate with the House Un-American Activities Committee concerning allegations of Communist influence in the movie industry, the United States House of Representatives votes 346 to 17 to approve citations of contempt of Congress against them.
November 24th, 1947 (November 24 1947)BirthDave Sinclair, English musician (Caravan, Hatfield and the North)
November 24th, 1947 (November 24 1947)BirthDwight Schultz, American actor
November 24th, 1946 (November 24 1946)BirthTed Bundy, American serial killer (died in 1989)
November 24th, 1946 (November 24 1946)BirthPenelope Jones Halsall (aka: Caroline Courtney, Melinda Wright, Lydia Hitchcock, Penny Jordan, Annie Groves)
November 24th, 1945 (November 24 1945)BirthLee Michaels, American musician and singer
November 24th, 1944 (November 24 1944)EventWorld War II: Bombing of TokyoThe first bombing raid against the Japanese capital from the east and by land is carried out by 88 American aircraft.
November 24th, 1944 (November 24 1944)BirthIbrahim Gambari, Nigerian scholar
November 24th, 1943 (November 24 1943)EventWorld War II: The USS Liscome Bay is torpedoed near Tarawa and sinks with nearly 650 men killed.
November 24th, 1943 (November 24 1943)BirthDave Bing, American basketball player
November 24th, 1943 (November 24 1943)BirthRobin Williamson, Scottish musicianRobin Williams Quotes
November 24th, 1943 (November 24 1943)DeathDoris Miller, American navy cook (born in 1919)
November 24th, 1942 (November 24 1942)BirthBilly Connolly, Scottish comedian
November 24th, 1942 (November 24 1942)BirthMarlin Fitzwater, White House Press Secretary
November 24th, 1941 (November 24 1941)EventWorld War II: The United States grants Lend-Lease to the Free French.
November 24th, 1941 (November 24 1941)BirthPete Best, British musician
November 24th, 1941 (November 24 1941)BirthDonald "Duck" Dunn, American musician, Booker T. and the M.G. s
November 24th, 1940 (November 24 1940)BirthPaul Tagliabue, retired commissioner of the National Football League
November 24th, 1940 (November 24 1940)BirthDon Metz, American architect
November 24th, 1940 (November 24 1940)BirthEric Wilson, Canadian children s author.
November 24th, 1938 (November 24 1938)BirthCharles Starkweather, American Spree Killer (died in 1959)
November 24th, 1938 (November 24 1938)BirthOscar Robertson, American basketball player
November 24th, 1938 (November 24 1938)BirthWilly Claes, Belgian politician
November 24th, 1935 (November 24 1935)EventThe Senegalese Socialist Party holds its second congress.
November 24th, 1935 (November 24 1935)BirthRonald Vernie Dellums, U.S. Representative from California
November 24th, 1934 (November 24 1934)BirthAlfred Schnittke, Russian composer (died in 1998)
November 24th, 1932 (November 24 1932)EventIn Washington, D.C., the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory (better known as the FBI Crime Lab) officially opens.
November 24th, 1930 (November 24 1930)BirthBob Friend, baseball player
November 24th, 1929 (November 24 1929)DeathGeorges Clemenceau, Premier of France (born in 1841)Georges Clemenceau Quotes
November 24th, 1927 (November 24 1927)BirthAhmadou Kourouma, Ivorian writer (died in 2003)
November 24th, 1926 (November 24 1926)BirthTsung-Dao Lee, Nobel Prize laureate
November 24th, 1925 (November 24 1925)BirthWilliam F. Buckley Jr., American writer
November 24th, 1925 (November 24 1925)BirthSimon van der Meer, Nobel Prize laureate
November 24th, 1924 (November 24 1924)BirthVictor Grinich, Croatian-American businessman (died in 2000)
November 24th, 1922 (November 24 1922)EventAuthor and Irish Republican Army member Robert Erskine Childers is executed by an Irish Free State firing squad for illegally carrying a revolver.
November 24th, 1922 (November 24 1922)DeathRobert Erskine Childers, Irish nationalist (executed) (born in 1870)
November 24th, 1921 (November 24 1921)BirthJohn Lindsay, American politician (died in 2000)
November 24th, 1920 (November 24 1920)DeathAlexandru Macedonski, Romanian writer (born in 1854)
November 24th, 1919 (November 24 1919)BirthDavid Kossoff, British actor (died in 2005)
November 24th, 1917 (November 24 1917)EventNine police officers and one civilian are killed when a bomb explodes at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin police headquarters building.
November 24th, 1917 (November 24 1917)BirthHoward Duff, American actor (died in 1990)
November 24th, 1916 (November 24 1916)BirthForrest J. Ackerman, American writer
November 24th, 1916 (November 24 1916)BirthIrwin Allen, American film producer (died in 1991)
November 24th, 1916 (November 24 1916)DeathSir Hiram Stevens Maxim, American-born gunsmith (born in 1840)
November 24th, 1913 (November 24 1913)BirthGeraldine Fitzgerald, Irish-born actress (died in 2005)
November 24th, 1912 (November 24 1912)BirthBernard Delfgaauw, Dutch philosopher (died in 1993) Philo Quotes
November 24th, 1912 (November 24 1912)BirthGarson Kanin, American writer (died in 1999)
November 24th, 1912 (November 24 1912)BirthTeddy Wilson, American jazz pianist (died in 1986)
November 24th, 1911 (November 24 1911)BirthJoe Medwick, baseball player (died in 1975)
November 24th, 1911 (November 24 1911)BirthKirby Grant, American actor (died in 1985)
November 24th, 1908 (November 24 1908)BirthLibertad Lamarque, Argentine actress and singer (died in 2000)
November 24th, 1899 (November 24 1899)BirthWard Morehouse, American theater critic and newspaper columnist (died in 1966)
November 24th, 1898 (November 24 1898)EventThe International Conference of Rome for the Social Defense Against Anarchists opens.
November 24th, 1897 (November 24 1897)BirthLucky Luciano, American gangster (died in 1962)
November 24th, 1894 (November 24 1894)BirthHerbert Sutcliffe, English cricketer (died in 1978)
November 24th, 1893 (November 24 1893)BirthCharles F. Hurley, 54th Governor of Massachusetts (died in 1946)
November 24th, 1890 (November 24 1890)DeathAugust Belmont, Sr., Prussian-born financier (born in 1816)
November 24th, 1888 (November 24 1888)BirthDale Carnegie, American writer (died in 1955)
November 24th, 1888 (November 24 1888)BirthFredrick Willius, American cardiologist (died in 1972)
November 24th, 1887 (November 24 1887)BirthErich von Manstein, German military commander (died in 1973)Erich von Manstein Quotes
November 24th, 1886 (November 24 1886)BirthMargaret Caroline Anderson, American publisher (died in 1973)Margaret Caroline Anderson Quotes
November 24th, 1884 (November 24 1884)BirthItzhak Ben-Zvi, President of Israel (died in 1963)
November 24th, 1881 (November 24 1881)BirthAl Christie, Canadian-born film director and producer (died in 1951)
November 24th, 1877 (November 24 1877)BirthAlben W. Barkley, Vice President of the United States (died in 1956)
November 24th, 1876 (November 24 1876)BirthWalter Burley Griffin, American architect (died in 1937)
November 24th, 1874 (November 24 1874)BirthCharles William Miller, Brazilian footballer (died in 1953)William Miller Quotes
November 24th, 1870 (November 24 1870)DeathComte de Lautreamont, French writer (born in 1846)
November 24th, 1869 (November 24 1869)BirthAntonio Oscar Carmona, 97th Prime Minister of Portugal and 11th President of Portugal (died in 1951)
November 24th, 1868 (November 24 1868)BirthScott Joplin, Ragtime Composer (died in 1917)
November 24th, 1864 (November 24 1864)BirthHenri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French painter (died in 1901)
November 24th, 1863 (November 24 1863)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of Lookout MountainNear Chattanooga, Tennessee, Union forces under General Ulysses S. Grant capture Lookout Mountain and begin to break the Confederate siege of the city led by General Braxton Bragg.Ulysses S. Grant Quotes
November 24th, 1859 (November 24 1859)EventCharles Darwin publishes The Origin of Species.Charles Darwin Quotes
November 24th, 1859 (November 24 1859)BirthCass Gilbert, American architect (died in 1934)
November 24th, 1853 (November 24 1853)BirthBat Masterson, American gunfighter (died in 1921)
November 24th, 1849 (November 24 1849)BirthFrances Hodgson Burnett, British-born author (died in 1924)
November 24th, 1848 (November 24 1848)DeathWilliam Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (born in 1779)William King Quotes
November 24th, 1833 (November 24 1833)BirthAntoine Labelle, Quebec catholic priest (died in 1891)
November 24th, 1826 (November 24 1826)BirthCarlo Collodi, Italian author (died in 1890)
November 24th, 1815 (November 24 1815)BirthGrace Darling, English heroine (died in 1842)
November 24th, 1811 (November 24 1811)BirthUlrich Ochsenbein, Swiss Federal Councillor (died in 1890)
November 24th, 1807 (November 24 1807)DeathJoseph Brant, Mohawk leader (born in 1742)
November 24th, 1806 (November 24 1806)BirthWilliam Webb Ellis, credited with the invention of Rugby (died in 1872)
November 24th, 1801 (November 24 1801)BirthLudwig Bechstein, German poet (died in 1860)
November 24th, 1801 (November 24 1801)DeathFranz Moritz Graf von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (born in 1725)
November 24th, 1793 (November 24 1793)DeathClement Charles Francois de Laverdy, French statesman (born in 1723)
November 24th, 1787 (November 24 1787)BirthFranz Xaver Gruber, Austrian organist (died in 1863)
November 24th, 1784 (November 24 1784)BirthZachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States (died in 1850)Zachary Taylor Quotes
November 24th, 1781 (November 24 1781)DeathJames Caldwell, American revolutionary (born in 1734)
November 24th, 1775 (November 24 1775)DeathLorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (born in 1703)
November 24th, 1774 (November 24 1774)BirthThomas Dick, Scottish scientific teacher and writer (died in 1857)
November 24th, 1770 (November 24 1770)DeathCharles-Jean-Francois Henault, French historian (born in 1685)
November 24th, 1745 (November 24 1745)BirthMaria Louisa of Spain, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire (died in 1792)
November 24th, 1741 (November 24 1741)DeathQueen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (born in 1688)
November 24th, 1729 (November 24 1729)BirthAlexander Suvorov, Russian general (died in 1800)Alexander Suvorov Quotes
November 24th, 1724 (November 24 1724)BirthMaria Amalia of Saxony, queen of Spain (died in 1760)
November 24th, 1722 (November 24 1722)DeathJohann Adam Reinken, German organist (born in 1623)
November 24th, 1713 (November 24 1713)BirthJunipero Serra, Spanish missionary (died in 1784)
November 24th, 1713 (November 24 1713)BirthLaurence Sterne, Irish novelist (died in 1768)Laurence Sterne Quotes
November 24th, 1690 (November 24 1690)BirthCharles Theodore Pachelbel, German composer (died in 1750)
November 24th, 1655 (November 24 1655)BirthCharles XI of Sweden (died in 1697)
November 24th, 1650 (November 24 1650)DeathManuel Cardoso, Portuguese composer (born in 1566)
November 24th, 1642 (November 24 1642)EventAbel Tasman becomes the first European to discover the island Van Diemen s Land (later renamed Tasmania).
November 24th, 1639 (November 24 1639)EventJeremiah Horrocks observes the transit of Venus, an event he had predicted.
November 24th, 1632 (November 24 1632)BirthBaruch Spinoza, Dutch philosopher (died in 1677)Baruch Spinoza Quotes
November 24th, 1630 (November 24 1630)BirthEtienne Baluze, French scholar (died in 1718)
November 24th, 1615 (November 24 1615)BirthPhilipp Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (died in 1690)
November 24th, 1615 (November 24 1615)DeathSethus Calvisius, German calendar reformer (born in 1556)
November 24th, 1583 (November 24 1583)BirthJuan Martinez de Jauregui y Aguilar, Spanish poet (died in 1641)
November 24th, 1583 (November 24 1583)DeathRene de Birague, French cardinal and chancellor (born in 1506)
November 24th, 1572 (November 24 1572)DeathJohn Knox, Scottish reformer (born in 1510)John Scott Quotes
November 24th, 1541 (November 24 1541)DeathMargaret Tudor, wife of James IV of Scotland (born in 1489)
November 24th, 1531 (November 24 1531)DeathJohannes Oecolampadius, German religious reformer (born in 1482)
November 24th, 1468 (November 24 1468)DeathJean de Dunois, French soldier (born in 1402)
November 24th, 1420 (November 24 1420)BirthJohn Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (died in 1473)
November 24th, 1394 (November 24 1394)BirthCharles, Duke of Orleans, French poet (died in 1465)
November 24th, 1273 (November 24 1273)BirthAlphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (died in 1284)
November 24th, 1190 (November 24 1190)EventIsabella of Jerusalem marries Conrad of Montferrat at Acre, making him de jure King.
November 24th, 0654 (November 24 0654)DeathEmperor Kotoku of Japan (born in 596)
November 24th, 0380 (November 24 0380)EventTheodosius I makes his adventus, or formal entry, into Constantinople.

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