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Other Notable Events for November 24

On this date in history:

In 1863, Union Gen. U.S. Grant launched the U.S. Civil War battle of Chattanooga in Tennessee.

In 1859, Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species was published.

In 1869, women from 21 ...

Notable Birthdays for November 24

Those born on this date include:

- Dutch philosopher Baruch Benedict de Spinoza in 1632
- British novelist and clergyman Laurence Sterne and Spanish missionary Junipero Serra, both in 1713
- Zachary Taylor, 12th president of ...

Astronomy

Today is Monday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2014 with 37 to follow.

The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturn. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus and Venus.