On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 2020

Historical Events

  • Covid-19 surge in the US gathers further pace with death toll of 2,200 highest since May and new cases averaging 175,000 a day

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 30,000 points for the first time after formal transition to Joe Biden administration begins

46th US President, Vice President and Senator Joe Biden
46th US President, Vice President and Senator
Joe Biden
  • Scotland's parliament votes to become the first country to make period products free [1]
  • US General Services Administration officially begins Joe Biden's transition, declaring him the "apparent winner" although Donald Trump vows to continue challenging the result

Famous Deaths

  • Christophe Dominici, French rugby union winger (65 caps; Stade Français), dies from suicide at 48
2020 Highlights

About November 24, 2020

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius