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Notable Historical Events for November 24th

1982Orioles Cal Ripken is named AL Rookie of Year

1965Marshal Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu becomes President of Zaire

1859Charles Darwin publishes "On the Origin of Species"

1991Monica Seles, sets female tennis record winning $2,457,758 in a year

2005Leader of the Opposition in the Canadian Parliament Stephen Harper, introduces a motion of no confidence. The motion is passed on November 28 leading to the dissolution of the 38th Canadian Parliament.

1914Benito Mussolini leaves Italy's socialist party

1968Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Louise Suggs Golf Invitational

1974Gerald Ford & Leonid Brezhnev signs SALT-2-treaty

1947John Steinbeck's novel "Pearl" published

1960Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game (NBA record)

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Notable Birthdays on November 24th

1968Todd Beamer, Flint Michigan, passenger and hero on United Airlines Flight 93

1784Zachary Taylor, Barboursville Virginia, 12th President (Mar 5, 1849-July 9, 1850)

1868Scott Joplin, Texas, US ragtime entertainer and composer (The Entertainer)

1938Oscar Robertson [The Big O], NBA guard (Cin, Milwaukee, Olympic-gold-1960)

1896Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Sicily, NYC Mafia gangster, (d. 1962)

1955Ian Botham, Heswall Cheshire, English cricketer (all time great all-rounder Extrovert)

1946Ted Bundy, Burlington Vermont, serial murderer

1978Katherine Heigl, Washington, D.C., actress (Grey's Anatomy)

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Notable Weddings on November 24th

1984MLB pitcher Roger Clemens (22) weds Debra Lynn Godfrey

1979Author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (57) weds photographer Jill Krementz (39)

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Notable Deaths on November 24th

1963Lee Harvey Oswald, JFK's assassinator 2 days earlier, shot dead by nightclub owner Jack Ruby live on TV

1957Diego Rivera, Mexican painter, dies at 70

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