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 This day in History - November 24
381 Historic Events for November 24
1918

B‚la Can forms Hungarian Communist Party

Event
1918

Roley Jenkins, cricketer (English leg-spinner 1948-52)

Birth
1919

John Silverlight, journalist

Birth
1920

Anthony Griffin, sailor

Birth
1920

Joseph Olutola Olu Odutola Oguntala, soho club owner

Birth
1921

Joe "Ducky" Medwick, baseball player

Birth
1921

John V Lindsay, (Mayor-R/D-NY, 1965-73)

Birth
1922

Italian parliament gives Mussolini dictatorial powers "for 1 year"

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1923

Michel de Klerk, architect (Amsterdam School), dies at 39

Death
1923

Radio Belgium's 1st transmission

Event
1924

1st Dutch airplane (Fokker's F-7) reaches Batavia (Java)

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1925

1st radio-broadcast of Dutch KRO (Catholic Radio Broadcast)

Event
1925

Eugene O'Neill Theater (Coronet, Forrest) opens at 230 W 49th St NYC

Event
1925

Alun Owen, North Wales, writer (Hard Days Night)/actor (Servant)

Birth
1925

William F Buckley Jr, NYC, right-wing curmudgeon (Firing Line)

Birth
1926

Alfred "Fred" Benavente, director/actor (Farce Majeur)

Birth
1926

KVI-AM in Seattle WA begins radio transmissions

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1926

Alan Owen, English author (Maggie May, Ronnie Barker Show)

Birth
1927

Emma Lou Diemer, composer

Birth
1927

Alfred Kraus, Las Palmas Canary Islands, tenor (La Scala)

Birth
1929

Georges Clemenceau, French journalist/premier (1917-20), dies at 88

Death
1929

Eileen Barton, Bkln, singer (Broadway Open House)

Birth
1930

C T Patankar, cricketer (kept wicket in one Test India v NZ 1955-56)

Birth
1930

1st woman pilot on a transcontinental air flight Miss Ruth Nichols (Mineola, NY to Calif), in a Lockheed-Vega, took 7 days

Event
1930

Dante Lavelli, AAFC/NFL end (Cleveland Browns)

Birth