On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 2019

Historical Events

  • Data leaked from Chinese high-security Muslim Uighur security camps, housing 1 million people, show systematic brainwashing in western Xinjiang region

Davis Cup

Davis Cup Tennis, Madrid: Rafael Nadal beats Denis Shapovalov of Russia 6-3, 7-6 to give Spain an unassailable 2-0 lead and a 6th Cup title; first competition under new week-long format at one venue

  • Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces a late-bid to be the US Democratic presidential candidate
  • Hong Kong pro-democracy candidates overwhelmingly win district council elections in strong rebuke to Hong Kong leaders
  • New Zealand cricket batsman BJ Watling scores a marathon 205 off 473 balls to lead the home side to an innings and 65 run 1st Test victory over England at Mount Maunganui

Music Awards

Taylor Swift wins six awards at American Music Awards including Artist of the Year and Artist of the Decade

Famous Deaths

  • Clive James, Australian television presenter, poet and critic, dies at 80
  • Juan Antonio Orrego-Salas, Chilean composer, dies at 100
2019 Highlights

About November 24, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Circles - Post Malone
  • UK #1 Song: Dance Monkey - Tones and I