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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 1542Battle of Solway Moss: The English army defeats the Scots.
- 1642Abel Tasman becomes the first European to discover the island Van Diemen’s Land (later renamed Tasmania).
- 1859Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species, the anniversary of which is sometimes called “Evolution Day”
- 1863American Civil War: Battle of Lookout Mountain – Near 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.
- 1940World War II: Slovakia becomes a signatory to the Tripartite Pact, officially joining the Axis Powers.
- 1962The West Berlin branch of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany forms a separate party, the Socialist Unity Party of West Berlin.
- 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.
- 1963Vietnam War: Newly sworn-in US President Lyndon B. Johnson confirms that the United States intends to continue supporting South Vietnam both militarily and economically.
- 1966Bulgarian TABSO Flight 101 crashes near Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, killing all 82 people on board.
- 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?
- 1868Scott Joplin, Ragtime Composer (d. 1917)
- 1887Erich von Manstein, German military commander (d. 1973)
- 1910Larry Siemering, American college football head coach (d. 2009)
- 1925William F. Buckley Jr., American writer (d. 2008)
- 1926Tsung-Dao Lee, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1929Franciszek Kokot, Polish nephrologist
- 1930Bob Friend, American baseball player
- 1949Linda Tripp, American political figure
- 1958Alain Chabat, French actor and director
- 1969David Adeang, Nauruan politician
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