On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Alejandro Mayorkas, American lawyer, Secretary of Homeland Security (2021-), born in Havana, Cuba

Famous Deaths

  • Dally Messenger, Australian rugby league centre (9 Tests; NSW; Eastern Suburbs; ARL 'Immortal'; Dally M Medal) and rugby union utility (2 caps), dies from heart failure at 76
  • Lyman Bryson, educator (UN Casebook), dies at 71
  • Yuri Nikolayevich Libedinski, Ukrainen writer (Commissioners), dies at 60
1959 Highlights

About November 24, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius