November 24th is Sardines Day and Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day.
Welcome to day 328 of the year folks, there are 36 days left of the year.
November 24 was a varied day in years gone by. Here you’ll learn about inventions, music, crimes, and space that all happened on this day in history.
Did you know that on this day in 1995, Ireland ended its ban on divorce? About two-thirds of registered voters turned out and voted on the issue, with the winning vote being 50.28%.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about November 24th in history!
What memorable events happened on November 24 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Taylor Swift won six awards at the American Music Awards, including Artist of the Year and Artist of the Decade.
A party boat on Lake Victoria in Uganda capsized and killed 29 people.
The incident was due to the vessel being overloaded with 100 onboard.
An international research team published their discovery of 1,500 new viruses that were in invertebrates in Australia and China.
Psy’s “Gangnam Style” music video became the most viewed video on YouTube, passing 800 million views.
His music video views passed Justin Bieber’s “Baby.”
Photographer Alfred Stieglitz opened The Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession in Manhattan, New York.
This was a turning point in history for the recognition of art photography. Stieglitz introduced photography to America as an art form, and this gallery gained respect for photography as a medium of making art like oil painting and printmaking.
Charles Darwin published his revolutionary work, On the Origin of Species.
At its time of writing, Darwin’s claim that all life as we know it descended from a set of common ancestors was laughed at by many. It wasn’t until the 20th century that Darwin’s theories were taken as seriously as he would have wanted.
If you were born on this day, you share your birthday with Katherine Heigl. Find out who else was born on November 24th below!
25 years old
33 years old
New York, USA
45 years old
Washington D.C., USA
46 years old
Unfortunately, November 24th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Freddie Mercury was a British singer born on September 5, 1946. He died on this day in 1991, at age 45 in Kensington, London, England, UK.
Nov 24, 1991 (Age 45)
Who said what today throughout history? Here are the most famous things people have said on Nov 24.
I believe that our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey.
If you’re looking to try something new today, here are some special holidays that might just give you an idea.
National Sardines Day
Some people are put off by how oily sardines are, but all that oil is incredibly good for you. In fact, Sardines are one of the best fish out there; they’re healthy, they’re cheap, and they’re sustainable! So cook up something with sardines today, and your body is sure to thank you!
Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day
We can’t all be the best violinist, the fastest runner, or the strongest person in the world. While we like to think that we’re all so alike, it’s our differences that make us special! Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day is all about finding that one thing you do well and being proud of it!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Nebraska’s official state slogan is “Nebraska: Honestly, it’s not for everyone.”
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on this day shares the same star sign, Sagittarius.
People born Sagittarians tend to be optimistic and are very trusting of others. Sagittarians like to believe those around them and will take everyone on their own merits.
Topaz is the birthstone given to people born in November. The Topaz birthstone provides great strength and protection from a range of common illnesses.
People born on Nov 24 were likely conceived the same year on March 3.
The due date for babies conceived on this day is around August 17th, 2024.