November 24th in history
1642: – Dutch explorer Abel Tasman discovered Van Diemen’s Land.
1655: – English Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell banned Anglicans.
1744: – John Carteret resigned as British Secretary of State for the Northern Department.
1832: – South Carolina passed Ordinance of Nullification.
1859: – English naturalist Charles Darwin published ‘On the Origin of Species’.
1871: – National Rifle Association was organized in New York City.
1903: – Clyde Coleman got patent for automobile electric starter.
1914: – Benito Mussolini left Italy’s socialist party.
1918: – Bela Can formed Hungarian Communist Party.
1941: – US troops landed on Suriname to protect bauxite mine.
1944: – US bombers based on Saipan began 1st attack on Tokyo.
1949: – British Steel & Iron industry got nationalized.
1954: – France sent 20,000 soldiers to Algeria.
1958: – Mali became an autonomous state within French community.
1969: – Apollo 12 returned to earth.
1972: – USSR performed an underground nuclear test.
1981: – First air-launched cruise missile got tested.
1989: – Communist party resigned in Czechoslovakia.
2016: – International research team published discovery of 1,500 new viruses found in invertebrates.
Days on November 24: –
- National Sardines Day
- Teachers’ Day (Turkey)
- International Evolution Day
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