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Monday, November 25, 2013

November 24 - The Day in History

November 24 : General Interest
1859: Origin of Species is published

On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, a groundbreaking scientific work by British naturalist Charles Darwin, is published in England... read more


American Revolution
1807 : Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant dies
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mohawk-chief-joseph-brant-dies

Automotive
1849 : John Froelich, inventor of the gas-powered tractor, is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/john-froelich-inventor-of-the-gas-powered-tractor-is-born

Civil War
1863 : Union troops prevail at the Battle of Lookout Mountain
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/-battle-of-lookout-mountain

Cold War
1947 : "Hollywood 10" cited for contempt of Congress
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hollywood-10-cited-for-contempt-of-congress

Crime
1932 : The FBI Crime Lab opens its doors for business
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-fbi-crime-lab-opens-its-doors-for-business

Disaster
1999 : Ferry sinks in Yellow Sea, killing hundreds
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ferry-sinks-in-yellow-sea-killing-hundreds

General Interest
1922 : Irish author and nationalist executed
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/irish-author-and-nationalist-executed
1963 : Jack Ruby kills Lee Harvey Oswald
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/jack-ruby-kills-lee-harvey-oswald
1971 : Hijacker parachutes into thunderstorm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hijacker-parachutes-into-thunderstorm

Hollywood
1993 : Robin Williams stars in Mrs. Doubtfire
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/robin-williams-stars-in-mrs-doubtfire

Literary
1859 : Origin of Species is published
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/origin-of-species-published

Music
1973 : Ringo Starr earns a solo #1 hit with "Photograph"
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ringo-starr-earns-a-solo-1-hit-with-quotphotographquot

Old West
1973 : John Neihardt, ghostwriter of Black Elk Speaks, dies
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/john-neihardt-ghostwriter-of-black-elk-speaks-dies

Presidential
1784 : Zachary Taylor is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/zachary-taylor-is-born

Sports
1960 : Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA rebounds record
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/wilt-chamberlain-sets-nba-rebounds-record

Vietnam War
1963 : LBJ to continue Kennedy policy in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lbj-to-continue-kennedy-policy-in-vietnam
1965 : U.S. casualty rates hit new high
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-casualty-rates-hit-new-high
1969 : U.S. Army announces Calley will be tried
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-army-announces-calley-will-be-tried

World War I
1918 : Yugoslav National Council expresses concerns about post-war boundaries
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/yugoslav-national-council-expresses-concerns-about-post-war-boundaries

World War II
1944 : U.S. B-29s raid Tokyo
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-b-29s-raid-tokyo


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