November 30, 2021
November 24 is the 328th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, the 329th in the case of a leap year. There are 37 days left until the end of the year.
It was generally the 4th day of the month of Frimaire in the French Republican / Revolutionary calendar, officially referred to as Medlar Day.
November 23 - November 24 - November 25
885: siege of Paris by the Vikings.
1190: Conrad de Montferrat marries Isabelle I of Jerusalem.
1429: start of the siege of La Charité-sur-Loire by Joan of Arc.
1542: Battle of Solway Moss.
1587: battle of Auneau.
1614: declaration of the delegate of the Third Estate to the nobility, to the States-General of the kingdom of France meeting in Paris since October, for a request for better consideration on the part of the nobles, then offended.
1642: discovery of Tasmania.
1643: Battle of Tuttlingen.
1693: the Brest arsenals launched the Foudroyant, renamed shortly after Soleil-Royal, second in the name.
1831: the Pears, a drawing by Daumier that appeared in La Caricature, became the symbol of the Republicans' struggle against the July monarchy regime of the French king Louis-Philippe.
1863: Union victory at the Battle of Lookout Mountain during the Civil War.
1883: in Paris, Eugène Poubelle, prefect of the Seine, signs a prefectural decree relating to the removal of household waste.
1922: in Italy, Benito Mussolini receives full powers.
1953: Resolution No. 101, on Palestine, by the United Nations Security Council.
1963: Lee Harvey Oswald, the main suspect in the assassination of US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, is shot dead by Jack Ruby in the basement of the Dallas police station.
1964: Operation Red Dragon, by Belgian para-commandos, during the Simba rebellion.
1965: successful coup d'état by Mobutu Sese Seko, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
resignation of Milouš Jakeš, secretary general of the Czechoslovak Communist Party, following the Czechoslovak protests of 1989.
election of Elias Hraoui to the Lebanese presidency.
the Turkish army shoots down a Russian Sukhoi Su-24 during the Russo-Turkish crisis of 2015.
Attack in Tunis.
2016: request for suspension of the procedure for Turkey's accession to the European Union, by the European Parliament to the European Commission.
2017: in Zimbabwe, three days after the resignation of Robert Mugabe, Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as president.
in Bahrain, first round of legislative elections.
In Taiwan, referendum on the legalization of same-sex marriage and the revival of the civilian nuclear sector.
in Guinea-Bissau, the first round of the presidential election takes place, in order to elect the head of state for a five-year term. The outgoing president is eliminated and former Prime Ministers Domingos Simões Pereira and Umaro Sissoco Embaló are qualified for the second round.
In Romania, the second round of the presidential election is held, in order to elect the head of state for a five-year term. President Klaus Iohannis is re-elected.
In Uruguay, a second round is scheduled, in order to elect the President of the State, for a five-year non-renewable term consecutively.
2021: in Sweden, the first woman to become Prime Minister, Magdalena Andersson resigns a few hours after being elected by the Riksdag.
Art, culture and religion
380: publication of the edict of Thessaloniki.
1877: Anna Sewell publishes Black Beauty.
Science and technology
1859: publication of On the Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin. This work is considered today as the founder of the theory of modern evolution.