On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Salem's Lot", American two-part miniseries based on the horror novel of the same name by Stephen King, concludes in the United States

Horror Author Stephen King
Horror Author
Stephen King
  • Kings' Charley Simmer fails on 8th penalty shot against Islanders

VietnamAgent Orange in Vietnam

US admits troops in Vietnam were exposed to the toxic Agent Orange
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An American aircraft sprays Agent Orange over the forest during the Vietnam War
An American aircraft sprays Agent Orange over the forest during the Vietnam War

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (57) weds photographer Jill Krementz (39)