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 This day in History - November 24
381 Historic Events for November 24
1980

George Raft, actor (Scarface, Johnny Angel, Mr Ace), dies at 85

Death
1981

1st air-launched cruise missile tested

Event
1982

Orioles Cal Ripken is named AL Rookie of Year

Event
1982

Yasuhiro Nakasone succeeds Zenko Suzuki as premier of Japan

Event
1983

PLO exchanges 6 Israeli prisoners for 4,500 Palestinians and Lebanese

Event
1983

Test Cricket debut of Richie Richardson, WI v India Bombay

Event
1985

Egyptian commandos storm captured Boeing in Malta, 60 killed

Event
1985

Cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter/translator, dies at 67

Death
1985

73rd CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 37-24

Event
1986

Wrestler John Tatum charged with possession of marijuana

Event
1986

Cards reliever Todd Worrell wins NL Rookie of Year

Event
1986

"Smile" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 48 performances

Event
1987

Li Peng succeeds premier Zhao Ziyang in China PR

Event
1989

Guus Weitzel, Dutch radio host, dies at 85

Death
1989

Communist Party resigns in Czechoslovakia

Event
1989

Tendulkar scores a Test Cricket fifty age 16 years 214 days, a record

Event
1989

Elias Hrawi elected president of Lebanon

Event
1990

Nistani Keiji, philosopher, dies in Kyoto Japan

Death
1990

Bulent Arel, composer, dies at 72

Death
1991

Anton Furst, production designer (Batman), dies at 47

Death
1991

Eric Carr, drummer (Kiss-Beth), dies of cancer at 41

Death
1991

Freddie Mercury, British singer (Queen), dies of AIDS at 45

Death
1991

After going 12-0, Washington Redskins lose to Dallas 24-21

Event
1991

1st intl flight from Long Island's MacArthur Airport (to Mexico)

Event
1991

79th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 36-21

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