History November 24th

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  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    0496 - Anastasius II succeeds Gelasius I as Catholic Pope

    0642 - Theodore I begins his reign as Catholic Pope

    1639 - 1st observation of transit of Venus occured (only 2, record event)

    1948 - Ireland votes for independence from UK

    1954 - Air Force One, 1st US Presidential airplane, christened

    1964 - For 1st time since 1800, residents of Wash DC permitted to vote

    1969 - Apollo 12 returns to Earth

    1991 - US 75th manned space mission "STS 44" Atlantis 10 launched
     
  2. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    1784 Zachary Taylor (12th US President) is born

    1864 Toulouse-Lautrec (artist) is born

    1868 Scott Joplin (musician) is born

    1925 William F. Buckley Jr. (founder of National Review) is born