On This Day in History for November 24 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 119 of 119

  • 1989 Communist Party resigns in Czechoslovakia
  • 1989 Elias Hrawi elected president of Lebanon
  • 1991 1st intl flight from Long Island's MacArthur Airport (to Mexico)
  • 1991 Rachmon Nabijev elected president of Tadzjikistan
  • 1991 US 75th manned space mission "STS 44" Atlantis 10 launched
  • 1992 Boeing 734 crashes into mountain in China, kills 141
  • 1993 Brady bill passes establishing 5-day waiting period for US handgun sales
  • 1993 End of world, according to Ukrainian sect White Brotherhood
  • 1993 11 year old Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are convicted of the murder of English 2 year old James Bulger
  • 1995 Ireland votes to end 58-year-old amendment on divorce (50.28% to 49.72%)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2005 Leader of the Opposition in the Canadian Parliament Stephen Harper, introduces a motion of no confidence. The motion is passed on November 28 leading to the dissolution of the 38th Canadian Parliament.

22nd Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper
22nd Prime Minister of Canada
Stephen Harper
  • 2006 Israeli rapist Benny Sela escapes from police custody while being transferred to a court hearing.
  • 2007 Australians elect the Kevin Rudd-led centre-left Australian Labor Party at the federal election, ending the eleven-year tenure of the John Howard-led centre-right Liberal/National coalition government.
  • 2012 Ernest Bai Koroma is re-elected President of Sierra Leone
  • 2014 A 12-year-old boy is shot dead by police in Cleveland, after brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun in a playground
  • 2015 Tunisia declares state of emergency after an attack on a bus in Tunis carrying presidential guards kills at least 12
  • 2015 Turkey shots down a Russian fighter jet after claiming it had flown into Turkish airspace
  • 2015 Venezuelan opposition leader Luis Díaz is shot and killed days before the cuntry's general election
  • 2015 Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke is charged with first-degree murder of 17 year old African American Laquan McDonald in 2014

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