On This Day: November 24th
This is 329th day of the year and 37 days remain in the year.
Darwin's Origin of Species was published.
The National Rifle Association was incorporated.
Joseph Farwell Glidden patented barbed wire.
D. B. Cooper parachuted from a Northwest Airlines flight with $200,000.
November 24 BirthdaysScott Joplin1868–1917, American ragtime pianist and composer.
Zachary Taylor12th President of the United States
William F. Buckley, Jr.journalist and writer
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrecpainter and lithographer
Aleksandr Suvorovfield marshal
Frances Hodgson Burnettauthor
Simon van der Meerphysical engineer