Momentous events in history: 24 November 2018

Momentous events in history: 24 November 2018
07:27 Today’s Telegraph on this day, November 24 – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!

Holidays:

The day of memory of victims of Holodomor in Ukraine.

The day of St. Theodore the Studite, the Confessor.

Friends day in the United States.

Story:

1859 – At the sale there was the work of Charles Darwin “Origin of species”.

1874 – American Joseph Glidden received a patent for barbed wire.

1961 – the Declaration of the UN General Assembly on the prohibition of the use of nuclear weapons.

1963 – Fatal wound during transport to another prison Lee Harvey Oswald, the only suspect in the murder of U.S. President John Kennedy.

Born on this day:

1632 – Baruch Spinoza, Dutch philosopher, a rationalist, a naturalist.

1784 – Zachary Taylor, 12th U.S. President (1849-1850), a major American military leader .

1815 – grace darling, the English national character.

1864 – Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French painter and graphic artist.

1888 – Dale Carnegie, American educator, psychologist, writer.

1941 – Alexander Maslyakov, Soviet and Russian television presenter, organizer and host of KVN.

1972 – Yuri Yurchenko, the Ukrainian singer, composer, leader of the band “Yurcash”. Honored artist of Ukraine (2009).

1978 – Katherine Heigl, American actress and producer.

Died:

1923 – Michel de Klerk, Dutch architect.

1934 – Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Ukrainian historian and Chairman of the Ukrainian Central Rada.

1956 – Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor.

1957 – Diego Rivera, Mexican muralist.

1963 murdered Lee Harvey Oswald, the only official suspect in the murder of US President John. Kennedy.

1991 – Freddie mercury, British singer and musician, songwriter, lead singer of the rock band Queen.

1991 – Eric Carr, drummer of the American band “Kiss”.

Birthday:

Vincent, Victor, Evgenie, Maxim, Stepan.

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