Today is Friday, November 24, 2017.
1632 Baruch Spinoza, philosopher
1713 Father Junipero Serra, who had a mission in California.
1784 Zachary Taylor, 12th President (1849-1850)
1853 Bat Masterson
1864 Henre de Toulouse-Lautrec, painter
1868 Scott Joplin, entertainer
1868 Scott Joplin
1888 Dale Carnegie, author (How to Win Friends and Influence People)
1925 William F. Buckley, Jr., right-wing curmudgeon
1759 Destructive eruption of Vesuvius
1874 Patent granted to Joseph Glidden for barbed wire.
1963 first live murder on TV - Jack Ruby shoots Lee Harvey Oswald.
1971 "D B Cooper" parachutes from a Northwest 727 with $200,000.
1992 last U.S. servicemen leave the Philippines - the lease expired.
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