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November 24 Birthdays

Scott Joplin
1868–1917, American ragtime pianist and composer.

Baruch Spinoza
philosopher (1632)

Junípero Serra
missionary (1713)

Aleksandr Suvorov
field marshal (1729)

Zachary Taylor
12th President of the United States (1784)

Frances Hodgson Burnett
author (1849)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
painter and lithographer (1864)

Simon van der Meer
physical engineer (1925)

William F. Buckley, Jr.
journalist and writer (1925)

November 24 in History

1642

Abel Tasman discovered Van Diemen's land, later renamed Tasmania.

1859

Darwin's Origin of Species was published.

1871

The National Rifle Association was incorporated.

1963

Jack Ruby shot Lee Harvey Oswald, JFK's accused assassin, in the garage of Dallas police headquarters.

1971

D. B. Cooper parachuted from a Northwest Airlines flight with $200,000.

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