To give assistance to competitive exam aspirants in need, Safalta team is providing the most important events of India and World History daily to help students boost their preparation. In today's history, here are the most important incidents that took place on 24 Nov.

  • Charles Darwin published Origin of Species in the year 1859.
  • Craig David releases his first Greatest Hits album in 2008.
  • Gangnam Style becomes the most viewed Youtube video surpassing 808 million views in 2012.
  • Ernest Bai Koroma is re-elected President of Sierra Leone in 2012.
  • The continued NHL lockout results in all games to December 14 being cancelled in 2012.
  • Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with murder of 17 year old African American Laquan McDonald in 2014
  • Venezuelan opposition leader Luis Díaz is shot and killed days before the country's general election in 2015.
  • Turkey shots down a Russian fighter jet after claiming it had flown into Turkish airspace in 2015.
  • International research team publishes discovery of 1,500 new viruses found in invertebrates in 2016.
  • Former First Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as President of Zimbabwe, replacing Robert Mugabe's 30-year tenure in 2017.

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