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Calendar page 2023: November 24

The current calendar page for November 24, 2023:

47th calendar week, 328th day of the year

37 days until the end of the year

Astrological sign: Sagittarius

Name day: Andreas, Flora, Modestus


2022 - The UN Human Rights Council in Geneva decides to conduct an independent investigation into ongoing violence by the Iranian security apparatus against peaceful demonstrators.

2021 - At least 27 refugees drown in a boat accident in the English Channel on their way to the UK. Since the beginning of the year, around 26,000 people have crossed the Channel illegally from France.

2008 - Citigroup, once the world's largest financial group, has to be saved from collapse by the US government with an unprecedented rescue package of more than 300 billion dollars.

2003 - 44 foreign students are killed in a fire in a Moscow dormitory.

1998 - The new "Gaza International Airport" is officially opened with the landing of the first airplanes. Palestinian President Yasser Arafat welcomes an Egyptian plane from Cairo, which is the first to land.

1993 - Two eleven-year-old boys are sentenced to indefinite imprisonment by a jury in Preston, England, for the abduction and murder of a two-year-old. They are released in 2001.

1963 - Two days after the murder of US President John F. Kennedy, nightclub owner Jack Ruby shoots the suspected assassin Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas (US state of Texas).

1848 - Revolutionary unrest in Rome forces Pope Pius IX to flee to Gaeta, 130 kilometers away. The Pope only returns in 1850 after the suppression of the Roman Republic by Franco-Spanish troops.

1808 - Under pressure from Napoleon, Prussian King Frederick William III dismisses his reform-minded leading minister Karl Freiherr vom und zum Stein.


1978 - Katherine Heigl (45), American actress ("Grey's Anatomy", "Daddy Cool")

1948 - Christoph Bergner (75), German politician (CDU), Minister President of Saxony-Anhalt 1993-1994

1938 - Willy Claes (85), Belgian politician, NATO Secretary General 1994-1995

1923 - Zlatko Cajkovski, Croatian soccer coach (FC Bayern Munich 1963-68), died 1998

1888 - Dale Carnegie, American writer ("Don't worry, live!"), died 1955


2022 - Hans Magnus Enzensberger, German writer, one of the leading thinkers of the literary association "Gruppe 47" (poetry collection "verteidigung der wölfe", novel "Der kurze Sommer der Anarchie"), born 1929

1958 - Lord Robert Cecil, British politician and diplomat, President of the League of Nations 1923-1946, Nobel Peace Prize 1937, born 1864