On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • The Blitz: Luftwaffe bombs Bristol city centre, killing 200 people in the first German raid on the city

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Metz, American architect
  • Eric Wilson, Canadian children's author.
  • Paul Tagliabue, commissioner (NFL)
  • Wendell Morris Logan, composer

Famous Deaths

  • James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon, Irish unionist politician and the first Prime Minister of Northern Ireland (1921-1940), dies of natural causes at 69