On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Arundhati Roy, Indian activist and writer (The God of Small Things), born in Shillong, Meghalaya
  • Carl Sundquist, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Carlos Carnero, Spanish member of parliament
  • Matt Hayes, British TV angler (Discovery Real Time), born in Smethwick, England

Famous Deaths

  • Ruth Chatterton, actress (Female, Dodsworth), dies after illness at 67
1961 Highlights

About November 24, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius