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

Historic Event

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

  • 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 Fran├žais), dies from suicide at 48
2020 Highlights

About November 24, 2020

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius