On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 2018

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Copa Libertadores Final 2nd-leg between Buenos Aires rivals River Plate & Boca Juniors is postponed after Boca bus attacked by River fans; players suffer cuts & affects of police tear gas; River wins, 5-3 on aggregate when 2nd-leg played in Madrid, Spain (9 Dec)
  • Cruise boat sinks on Lake Victoria near Kampala, Uganda, killing at least 29
  • ICC Women's Cricket T20 World Cup, Antigua: Ashleigh Gardner with 33 from 26 balls and 3 for 22 leads Australia (106/2) to 4th T20 WC; beat England (105)
  • Taiwanese voters vote against referendums to legalise same-sex marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer, American potter and preserver of Cherokee culture, dies at 97
  • Ricky Jay [Richard Potash], American magician and actor ( Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay), dies at 72
  • Sy Kattelson, American photographer of NY street life, dies at 95