On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 18 women accuse Jean-Claude Arnault with ties to the Nobel Prize Committee of sexual assault and harassment in Swedish Dagens Nyheter newspaper

ZimbabweRobert Mugabe Ousted

Former First Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as President of Zimbabwe, replacing Robert Mugabe's 30-year tenure
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Protestors in Harare, Zimbabwe, demonstrate against longtime dictator Robert Mugabe
Protestors in Harare, Zimbabwe, demonstrate against longtime dictator Robert Mugabe
  • Militant gunmen attack a Sufi mosque in Bir al-Abed on the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, killing 305 people, government retaliates bombing the area

Famous Deaths

  • Carol Neblett, American soprano (Met and City Opera), dies at 71
  • Mitch Margo, American rocker (The Tokens, The Lion Sleeps Tonight), dies of natural causes at 70