This day in history - November 24

This day in history - November 24.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, November 24, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on November 24 were connected with events relating to the Siege of La Charité, Discovery of Tasmania, Formation of the Texas Rangers, Publishing of On the Origin of the Species, Battle of Lookout Mountain, Publishing of Black Beauty, Bombing of the Milwaukee Police Department, Official Opening of the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory, Sinking of USS Liscome Bay and First Live Televised Murder. Many famous people were associated with these critical events including Joan of Arc, Charles VII of France and Perrinet Gressard, Abel Tasman, Daniel Parker and Robert McAlpin Williamson, Charles Darwin and John Murray, General Ulysses S. Grant and General Braxton Bragg, Anna Sewell, Maude L. Richter, Sam Mazzone and Lieutenant Flood, Special Agent Appel, Admiral Mullinix, Captain Wiltsie, and Doris Miller and Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack Ruby.

Siege of La Charité - November 24, 1429: On this day in history, November 24, 1429, momentous events took place today in La Charité, France, with regard to the Siege of La Charité. In 1423, during the 100 years war, Perrinet Gressard seized the town of La Charité in France. In 1429 King Charles VII of France sent Joan of Arc to lay seige to the town. The seige was unsuccessful and subsequently abandoned on December 25, 1429. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 24, 1429 were Joan of Arc, Charles VII of France and Perrinet Gressard. Facts on this day in History November 24: Events on this day in history: Siege of La Charité *** Date: November 24, 1429 *** Place: La Charité, France *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 15th Century *** This day in history ***

Discovery of Tasmania - November 24, 1642: On this day in history, November 24, 1642, critical events took place today in Southern Ocean, regarding the Discovery of Tasmania. Abel Tasman discovered a land, in the Southern Ocean, that he named van Diemen's Land. This was later named Tasmania. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 24, 1642 were Abel Tasman. Facts on this day in History November 24: Events on this day in history: Discovery of Tasmania *** Date: November 24, 1642 *** Place: Southern Ocean *** Category: Discovery *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

Formation of the Texas Rangers - November 24, 1835: On this day in history, November 24, 1835, momentous events took place today in Texas, with regard to the Formation of the Texas Rangers. On October 17, 1835, Daniel Parker proposed the establishment of a horse mounted police force. On November 24, the force was created and named the Texas Rangers. The first Major was Robert McAlpin Williamson. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 24, 1835 were Daniel Parker and Robert McAlpin Williamson. Facts on this day in History November 24: Events on this day in history: Formation of the Texas Rangers *** Date: November 24, 1835 *** Place: Texas *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Publishing of On the Origin of the Species - November 24, 1859: On this day in history, November 24, 1859, momentous events took place today in London, England, with regard to the Publishing of On the Origin of the Species. John Murray published Charles Darwin's book 'On the Origin of the Species', which introduced the theory of evolution by natural selection. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 24, 1859 were Charles Darwin and John Murray. Facts on this day in History November 24: Events on this day in history: Publishing of On the Origin of the Species *** Date: November 24, 1859 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Battle of Lookout Mountain - November 24, 1863: On this day in history, November 24, 1863, important events took place today in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in respect of the Battle of Lookout Mountain. During the American Civil war Union forces, commanded by General Ulysses S. Grant, took control of Lookout Mountain. This action led to the lifting of the siege of Chattanooga by the Confederate forces, commanded by General Braxton Bragg. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 24, 1863 were General Ulysses S. Grant and General Braxton Bragg. Facts on this day in History November 24: Events on this day in history: Battle of Lookout Mountain *** Date: November 24, 1863 *** Place: Chattanooga, Tennessee *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Publishing of Black Beauty - November 24, 1877: On this day in history, November 24, 1877, momentous events took place today in New York, with regard to the Publishing of Black Beauty. Black Beauty, written by English author Anna Sewell, was published by Jarrold & Sons in New York. This novel, which champions animal welfare, has sold in excess of 50 million copies. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 24, 1877 were Anna Sewell. Facts on this day in History November 24: Events on this day in history: Publishing of Black Beauty *** Date: November 24, 1877 *** Place: New York *** Category: Literature *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Bombing of the Milwaukee Police Department - November 24, 1917: On this day in history, November 24, 1917, important events took place today in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in respect of the Bombing of the Milwaukee Police Department. A social worker, Maude L. Richter, found a package containing a black powder bomb next to an Evangelical church. Sam Mazzone, the church janitor took the bomb to the police station where it exploded while being looked at by the shift commander Lieutenant Flood. Ten people were killed in the explosion. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 24, 1917 were Maude L. Richter, Sam Mazzone and Lieutenant Flood. Facts on this day in History November 24: Events on this day in history: Bombing of the Milwaukee Police Department *** Date: November 24, 1917 *** Place: Milwaukee, Wisconsin *** Category: Terrorism *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Official Opening of the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory - November 24, 1932: On this day in history, November 24, 1932, crucial events took place today in Washington DC, relating to the Official Opening of the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory. At the time of the opening the Bureau's sole scientist was Special Agent Appel. The laboratory was originally known as the Technical Laboratory. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 24, 1932 were Special Agent Appel. Facts on this day in History November 24: Events on this day in history: Official Opening of the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory *** Date: November 24, 1932 *** Place: Washington DC *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Sinking of USS Liscome Bay - November 24, 1943: On this day in history, November 24, 1943, critical events took place today in Makin Atoll, Gilbert Islands, regarding the Sinking of USS Liscome Bay. During the Battle of Makin in World War II, Japanese Submarine I-175 torpedoed USS Liscome Bay. The ship sank killing 644 people including Doris Miller, Captain Wiltsie and Admiral Mullinix. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 24, 1943 were Admiral Mullinix, Captain Wiltsie, and Doris Miller. Facts on this day in History November 24: Events on this day in history: Sinking of USS Liscome Bay *** Date: November 24, 1943 *** Place: Makin Atoll, Gilbert Islands *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Live Televised Murder - November 24, 1963: On this day in history, November 24, 1963, significant events took place today in Dallas, Texas, respecting the First Live Televised Murder. Television cameras were recording the transfer of Lee Harvey Oswald from the City Jail to the County Jail, two days after he assassinated John F. Kennedy. While in the basement of Dallas Police Department Headquarters, Jack Ruby, a Dallas nightclub owner, shot him. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 24, 1963 were Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack Ruby. Facts on this day in History November 24: Events on this day in history: First Live Televised Murder *** Date: November 24, 1963 *** Place: Dallas, Texas *** Category: Murder *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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