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 This day in History - November 24
381 Historic Events for November 24
1703

1st Lutheran pastor ordained in America, Justus Falckner at Phila

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1712

Willem Bachiene, theologist/geographer/astronomer (Ecclesiastical)

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1713

Junipero Serra, priest had a mission in California

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1713

Laurence Sterne, Ireland, novelist/satirist (Tristram Shandy)

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1715

Thames River freezes

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1722

Johann Adam Reincken, German organist/composer, dies at 99

Death
1740

John Bacon, English sculptor

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1747

Felice Alessandri, composer

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1759

Destructive eruption of Vesuvius

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1766

J J Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect/archaeologist

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1768

Jean-Engelbert Pauwels, composer

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1784

Zachary Taylor, (Whig) 12th Pres (Mar 5, 1849-July 9, 1850)

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1795

Josif Josifovich Genishta, composer

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1800

Weber's opera "Das Waldm„dchen," premieres in Freiburg

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1806

Omar Pasha, [Michael Lats], Croatian governor/viceroy of Bosnia/Iraq

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1811

Ditler G Monrad, Danish theologist/bishop/premier (1863- )

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1815

James Hewward Trapier, N Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1865

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1817

Juan de la Cruz Moreno Maisonave, Guatemala

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1822

Karl Jacob Wagner, composer, dies at 50

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1824

Karel M M Verlat, Flemish painter/graphic artist

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1826

Collodi, [Carlo Lorenzini], Italian author (Pinocchio)

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1827

Harman W Muntinghe, lawyer/colonial director, dies at 54

Death
1829

William Passmore Carlin, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903

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1832

South Carolina passes Ordinance of Nullification

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1835

Texas Rangers, mounted police force authorized by Texas Prov Govt

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