What happened this day in history November 24

What are the important events that happened on November 24? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 24: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 24 is the 328th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 37 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 11, 2021 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 454,920 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectaicosaoctagon’ day.

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Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 69 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 3,260 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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November 24 Historical Events

  • 1429
    Joan of Arc unsuccessfully besieges La Charité.
  • 1850
    Danish troops defeat a Schleswig-Holstein force in the town of Lottorf, Schleswig-Holstein.
  • 1906
    The Canton Bulldogs-Massillon Tigers Betting Scandal, the first major scandal in professional American football.
  • 1932
    In Washington, D.C., the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory (better known as the FBI Crime Lab) officially opens.
  • 1940
    World War II: Slovakia becomes a signatory to the Tripartite Pact, officially joining the Axis Powers.
  • 1963
    Vietnam War: Newly sworn-in US President Lyndon B. Johnson confirms that the United States intends to continue supporting South Vietnam both militarily and economically.
  • 1965
    Joseph Désiré Mobutu seizes power in the Congo and becomes President; he rules the country (which he renames Zaire in 1971) for over 30 years, until being overthrown by rebels in 1997.
  • 1969
    Apollo program: The Apollo 12 command module splashes down safely in the Pacific Ocean, ending the second manned mission to the Moon.
  • 1980
    Assassination of Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador.
  • 1992
    A China Southern Airlines domestic flight in the People’s Republic of China, crashes, killing all 141 people on-board.

Who were born on November 24?

  • 1877
    Alben W. Barkley, American politician and 35th Vice President of the United States (d. 1956)
  • 1877
    Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian CID Commissioner of Police (d. 1941)
  • 1944
    Dan Glickman, American political, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Kansas and the 26th United States Secretary of Agriculture
  • 1944
    Ibrahim Gambari, Nigerian scholar
  • 1950
    Roscoe Born, American actor
  • 1961
    Carlos Carnero, Spanish member of parliament
  • 1974
    Machel Montano, Trinidad & Tobago musician
  • 1974
    Taro Yamamoto, Japanese actor
  • 1977
    Colin Hanks, American actor
  • 1980
    Beth Phoenix, American professional wrestler

Who died on November 24?

  • 1326
    Hugh Despenser the Younger, English nobleman and favourite of Edward II of England (b. abt. 1296)
  • 1468
    Jean de Dunois, French soldier (b. 1402)
  • 1572
    John Knox, Scottish reformer (b. 1510)
  • 1615
    Sethus Calvisius, German calendar reformer (b. 1556)
  • 1801
    Franz Moritz Graf von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (b. 1725)
  • 1885
    Nicolás Avellaneda, Argentine president (b. 1837)
  • 1959
    Dally Messenger, Australian rugby player (b. 1883)
  • 1968
    d.a. levy, Cleveland poet (b. 1942)
  • 1999
    Hilary Minster, British actor (b. 1944)
  • 2006
    George W. S. Trow, American writer (b. 1943)

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