On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday

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
  • Zdeněk Veselovský, Czech zoologist (b. 1938)