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 This day in History - November 24
381 Historic Events for November 24
1960

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

Event
1960

Salomon "Sam" de Wolff, zionist/socialist theorist, dies at 82

Death
1961

Carl Sundquist, Indianapolis Ind, cyclist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1961

Ruth Chatterton, actress (Female, Dodsworth), dies after illness at 67

Death
1962

John Squire, English pop guitarist (Stone Roses, She Bangs the Drums)

Birth
1962

Last of Dutch militia leave New-Guinea

Event
1962

James J Kilroy, tank inspector (Kilroy was here), dies at 60

Death
1962

Randy Velarde, Midland TX, infielder (NY Yankees, Calif Angels)

Birth
1962

Lesa Ann Pedriana, Milwaukee Wisc, playmate (April, 1984)

Birth
1963

Lee Harvey Oswald, JFK's assassinator, shot dead by Jack Ruby

Death
1963

1st live murder on TV-Jack Ruby shoots Lee Harvey Oswald

Event
1963

Lisa Howard, actress (Days of Our Life, Rolling Vengeance)

Birth
1964

John Fabricius, playwright, dies at 55

Death
1964

Rebellion ends in Zaire

Event
1964

For 1st time since 1800, residents of Wash DC permitted to vote

Event
1964

Cards' 3rd baseman Ken Boyer is voted NL MVP

Event
1964

30th Heisman Trophy Award: John Huarte, Notre Dame (QB)

Event
1965

Nyla Jane Carroll, New Plymouth NZ, 5k/10k/marathoner (Olympics-96)

Birth
1965

Marshal Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu, becomes pres of Zaire

Event
1966

1st TV station in Congo, Kinshasa (Zaire)

Event
1966

The Beatles began recording sessions for "Sgt Pepper"

Event
1966

400 die of respiratory failure and heart attack in killer NYC smog

Event
1966

Joseph "Run" Simmons, rapper (Run DMC)

Birth
1966

Ledell Eackles, NBA guard (Wash Wizards/Bullets)

Birth
1967

Cal Eldred, baseball player

Birth