THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 2411


This day in #history 2411
NOVEMBER 24th

1642 – Abel Janzoon Tasman discovers Van
Diemen’ s Land ( Tasmania )

1715 – River Thames freezes

1759 – Destructive eruption of Vesuvius

1914 – Benito Mussolini leaves Italy’s socialist party

1918 – Béla Can forms Hungarian Communist Party

1922 – Italian parliament gives Benito Mussolini
dictatorial powers “for 1 year”

1948 – Ireland votes for independence from UK

1958 – Mali becomes an autonomous state within
French Community

1964 – Rebellion ends in Zaire

1965 – Marshal Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu becomes President of Zaire

1966 – 1 st TV station in Congo, Kinshasa (Zaire )

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1916 – Forrest J Ackerman , invented the term ” sci- fi”

1920 – Joseph Olutola Olu Odutola Oguntala , soho club owner

1978 – Katherine Heigl, Washington , D. C. , actress (Grey’s Anatomy

FAMOUS DEATHS

1963 – Lee Harvey Oswald , JFK’ s assassinator , shot
dead by Jack Ruby

.FAMOUS WEDDING
1980 – Ronald Reagan Jr marries Doria Palmieri

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