On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 2006

Historical Events

  • Israeli rapist Benny Sela escapes from police custody while being transferred to a court hearing.

Famous Deaths

  • George W. S. Trow, American writer (b. 1943)
  • Juice Leskinen, Finnish rock singer (b. 1950)
  • Phyllis Fraser [Helen Brown Nichols], American actress, journalist, and co-founder of Beginner Books, dies following a fall at 90
  • Robert McFerrin, Sr., American operatic baritone (Metropolitan Opera, 1955-58; singing voice for Sidney Poitier in film "Porgy and Bess"), dies at 85 [1]
  • Zdeněk Veselovský, Czech zoologist (b. 1938)
2006 Highlights

About November 24, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius