Historical Events In November - 24
Wednesday, 04 October 2023
1993 On this day in history albert Collins, blues guitarist (Don't Lose Your Cool), dies at 61
1994 On this day in history ivo Perilli, Italian screenplay/director (Ragazzo), dies at 92
1995 Jeffrey Lynn, actor (Tony Rome, Butterfield 8, Up Front), dies at 89 on this day in history.
1996 On November - 24 edison Vasalievich Denisov, composer, dies at 67
1997 On this day in history in response to a 554.26 point free fall, New York Stock Exchange officials invoked the "circuit breake" rule and puts a halt to trading
1997 On November - 24 realNetworks, an Internet pioneer that developed streaming audio and video technology, launched a public offering on this day in 1997. The company, once co-owned by Microsoft and formerly called Progressive Networks, reaped more than $500 million on its first day of trading.
1998 On November - 24 a federal judge ruled that a Virginia library constitutionally could not block Internet pornography from library computers
1998 On this day in 1998, America Online officially announced it would acquire Netscape Communications on November - 24.
2005 On this day in history the Licensing Act 203 comes into force in England and Wales, introducing flexibility in the hours during which alcoholic beverages may be sold.
2006 On November - 24 michael Stone is arrested for breaking into the parliament buildings at Stormont while armed. Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair's deadline on Northern Ireland power-sharing.
2007 Australian Labor Party wins the federal election in Australia; Labor leader Kevin Rudd is elected to succeed John Howard as Prime Minister of Australia on this day in history.
2007 Police broke up anti-Putin demonstrations in Saint Petersburg and Moscow on November - 24.
2007 The National Australian Football League draft will take place on this day in history.
2012 Gangnam Style becomes the most viewed youtube video surpassing 808 million views on this day in history.
2013 40th American Music Award: Taylor Swift & Justin Timberlake win on November - 24.
2014 A 12-year-old boy is shot dead by police in Cleveland, after brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun in a playground on November - 24.
2017 On November - 24 militant gunmen attack a Sufi mosque in Bir al-Abed on the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, killing 305 people, government retaliates bombing the area
2017 Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as President of Zimbabwe, replacing Robert Mugabe on this day in history.
2017 On November - 24 a mosque attack in Sinai, Egypt kills 305 worshippers and leaves hundreds more wounded.
2018 On November - 24 iCC Women's Cricket T20 World Cup, Antigua: Ashleigh Gardner with 33 from 26 balls and 3 for 22 leads Australia (106/2) to 4th T20 WC; beat England (105)
2018 Taiwanese voters vote against referendums to legalise same-sex marriage on this day in history.
2018 Cruise boat sinks on Lake Victoria near Kampala, Uganda, killing at least 29 on this day in history.
2018 Copa Libertadores Final 2nd-leg between Buenos Aires rivals River Plate & Boca Juniors is postponed after Boca bus attacked by River fans; players suffer cuts & affects of police tear gas; River wins, 5-3 on aggregate when 2nd-leg played in Madrid, Spain (9 Dec) on this day in history.
2019 Taylor Swift wins six awards at American Music Awards including Artist of the Year and Artist of the Decade on November - 24.
2019 Davis Cup Tennis, Madrid: Rafael Nadal beats Denis Shapovalov of Russia 6-3, 7-6 to give Spain an unassailable 2-0 lead and a 6th Cup title; first competition under new week-long format at one venue on November - 24.
2019 2019 Busy Bee crash: A plane crashes shortly after takeoff in a densely populated area of Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, killing all 19 people on board and at least 10 more on the ground on this day in history.
2021 NASA launches the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the first attempt to deflect an asteroid for the purpose of learning how to protect Earth on this day in history.
2021 Magdalena Andersson resigns as Prime Minister-elect of Sweden hours after the Riksdag voted her in as Sweden's first female Prime Minister. She was due to take office on 26 November. Instead, she takes office on 30 November. on this day in history.