On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1985

Historical Events

  • CFL Grey Cup, Olympic Stadium, Montreal: BC Lions defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 37-24; final CFL game played with 25-yard long endzone
  • Egyptian commandos storm captured Boeing in Malta, 60 killed

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

NBC miniseries "Mussolini: The Untold Story" starring George C. Scott premieres in the US

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
Actor George C. Scott
George C. Scott

Famous Birthdays

  • Julia Alexandratou, Greek fashion model and singer
  • Tony Hunt, National Football League player

Famous Deaths

  • Big Joe Turner, American singer (b. 1911)
  • Cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter/translator, dies at 67
1985 Highlights

About November 24, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius