On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st test flight of Fokker's F-27 Friendship

Famous Birthdays

  • Clement Burke, rock drummer (Blondie)
  • Elvis Ramone, American drummer (The Ramones)

Person of interestIan Botham

Ian Botham, England cricket captain, all-rounder (102 Tests, 5,200 runs, 383 wickets), born in Heswall, England

Cricketer Ian Botham
Ian Botham
  • Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, Swedish politician
  • Scott Hoch, American golfer (US Masters 1989 runner-up, Ryder Cup 1997, 2002), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Takashi Yuasa, Japanese lawyer