November 24: Day of the Week
November 24, 2022 is the 328th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 37 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
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.
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November 24 Historical Event(s)
- 1429Joan of Arc unsuccessfully besieges La Charité.
- 1850Danish troops defeat a Schleswig-Holstein force in the town of Lottorf, Schleswig-Holstein.
- 1859Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species, the anniversary of which is sometimes called “Evolution Day”
- 1906The Canton Bulldogs-Massillon Tigers Betting Scandal, the first major scandal in professional American football.
- 1932In Washington, D.C., the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory (better known as the FBI Crime Lab) officially opens.
- 1941World War II: The United States grants Lend-Lease to the Free French.
- 1944World War II: Bombing of Tokyo – The first bombing raid against the Japanese capital from the east and by land is carried out by 88 American aircraft.
- 1950The “Storm of the Century”, a violent snowstorm, takes shape on this date before paralyzing the northeastern United States and the Appalachians the next day, bringing winds up to 100 mph and sub-zero temperatures. Pickens, West Virginia, records 57 inches of snow. 353 people would die as a result of the storm.
- 1963Lee Harvey Oswald is murdered by Jack Ruby in the basement of Dallas police department headquarters. The shooting happens to be broadcast live on television.
- 1974Donald 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.
Who were born on November 24?
- 1713Junípero Serra, Spanish missionary (d. 1784)
- 1886Margaret Caroline Anderson, American publisher (d. 1973)
- 1926Tsung-Dao Lee, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1948Steve Yeager, baseball player
- 1952Thierry Lhermitte, French comedian and actor
- 1955Clem Burke, American drummer (Blondie)
- 1965Kim Roe-ha, South Korean actor
- 1971Keith Primeau, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1979Becca Barlow, American guitarist (BarlowGirl)
- 1983Dean Ashton, English footballer
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