On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 2017

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

Robert Mugabe Ousted

Former First Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as President of Zimbabwe, replacing Robert Mugabe's 30-year tenure

  • 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 (New York City and Metropolitan Operas, 1969-83), dies at 71
  • Mitch Margo, American rocker (The Tokens - "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"), dies of natural causes at 70
2017 Highlights

About November 24, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 4 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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