November 24: Day of the Week
November 24, 2019 is the 328th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 37 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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.
- 1642Abel Tasman becomes the first European to discover the island Van Diemen’s Land (later renamed Tasmania).
- 1835The Texas Provincial Government authorizes the creation of a horse-mounted police force called the Texas Rangers (which is now the Texas Ranger Division of the Texas Department of Public Safety).
- 1850Danish troops defeat a Schleswig-Holstein force in the town of Lottorf, Schleswig-Holstein.
- 1906The Canton Bulldogs-Massillon Tigers Betting Scandal, the first major scandal in professional American football.
- 1922Author and Irish Republican Army member Robert Erskine Childers is executed by an Irish Free State firing squad for illegally carrying a revolver.
- 1932In Washington, D.C., the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory (better known as the FBI Crime Lab) officially opens.
- 1966Bulgarian TABSO Flight 101 crashes near Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, killing all 82 people on board.
- 1971During a severe thunderstorm over Washington state, a hijacker calling himself Dan Cooper (AKA D. B. Cooper) parachutes from a Northwest Orient Airlines plane with $200,000 in ransom money. He has never been found.
- 1992A 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?
- 1874Charles William Miller, Brazilian footballer (d. 1953)
- 1886Margaret Caroline Anderson, American publisher (d. 1973)
- 1927Ahmadou Kourouma, Ivorian writer (d. 2003)
- 1944Dan Glickman, American political, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Kansas and the 26th United States Secretary of Agriculture
- 1946Penelope Jones Halsall (aka Caroline Courtney, Lydia Hitchcock, Melinda Wright, Annie Groves, Penny Jordan), English novelist
- 1947Dave Sinclair, English musician (Caravan, Hatfield and the North)
- 1964Brad Sherwood, American comedian
- 1965Kim Roe-ha, South Korean actor
- 1971Cosmas Ndeti, three-time Boston Marathon winner
- 1983Lars Eckert, German rugby player
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