November 24th, 1632
Baruch Spinoza is born. He was a Jewish philosopher of Dutch origin and one of the greatest rationalists of the 17th century.
Carlo Lorenzini is born. He used the name Carlo Collodi, he was an Italian author who created Pinocchio.
November 24th, 1859
Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of the Species. that is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology.
November 24th, 1864
Henri de Toulouse – Lautrec is born. A French painter who captured the theatrical and sometimes decadent life of Paris. Lautrec suffered from a series of congenital health conditions.
November 24th, 1932
FBI, the Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory is officially opened, in Washington, D.C.
November 24th, 1957
Diego Rivera dies. He was a Mexican painter, an active communist and married to Frida Cahlo.He is famous for his works in fresco and for is contribution in the Mexican Mural Rennaissance.
November 24th, 1991
Freddie Mercury dies. The very much talented leade vocalist and song-writer of Queen. He was a great performer and a major inspiration for many musicians, leaving behind great songs.