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 This day in History - November 24
381 Historic Events for November 24
1838

Karl Ludwig Hellwig, composer, dies at 65

Death
1840

Cornelis RT Krayenhoff, fortress architect/cartographer, dies at 82

Death
1842

Pehr Frigel, composer, dies at 92

Death
1847

Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula)

Birth
1848

Lilli Lehmann, opera singer

Birth
1848

William Lamb 2nd viscount Melbourne, British PM (1834..41), dies at 69

Death
1849

Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of childrens book (My Secret Garden)

Birth
1859

Charles Darwin publishes "On the Origin of Species"

Event
1861

Luik-Vis‚-Maastricht railway opens

Event
1862

M L‚vy publishes Gustave Flauberts "Salammbo"

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1863

Claudius Charles Wilson, Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 32

Death
1863

Battle of Chattanooga, Columbia and Lookout Mt begins in Tennessee

Event
1864

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, France, painter (At the Moulin Rouge)

Birth
1868

Scott Joplin, US, entertainer/composer (The Entertainer)

Birth
1869

American Woman's Suffrage Association forms (Cleveland)

Event
1871

National Rifle Association organized (NYC)

Event
1873

L Martov, [Yuly O Tsederbaum], Russian revolutionary

Birth
1874

Joseph F Glidden patents barbed wire

Event
1876

Walter Griffin, US architect, city planner; designed Canberra, Aust

Birth
1877

Alben W Barkley, Graves County Ky, (35th Vice Pres-D-1949-53)

Birth
1878

Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian

Birth
1880

Hanri Reber, composer, dies at 73

Death
1880

Southern University forms

Event
1884

Michel de Klerk, architect (Amsterdam School)

Birth
1885

Alfonso XII, king of Spain (1875-85), dies at 27

Death