Today: 24th of November, 2017
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: Today's date falls on a Friday.
- Decade: 2010s.
- Week Number: We are currently in Week 47 of 2017.
- Day 328 of 2017.
- Leap Year: 2017 is NOT a leap year.
- Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Sagittarius.
- Zodiac Element: Fire.
- Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2017 is the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
- Native American Zodiac: The 24th of November, 2017 falls under the Owl.
- Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
- American Format: 11-24-2017 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
- YMD Format: 2017-11-24. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20171124" are easier to sort.
- Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1511481600.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 24th of November:
Interesting facts about conception dates.
- If your baby is due on the 24th of November, 2017, then the date of conception was probably around the 14th of February, 2017. (Rough Estimate).
- A baby that is conceived on the 24th of November, 2017, will be due on the 3rd of September, 2018. (Rough Estimate).
On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 24th of November:
- 24th of November, 1963: Lee Harvey Oswald is shot and killed by Jack Ruby.
- 24th of November, 1971: A man called D. B. Cooper parachutes from a plane that he had hijacked, carrying with him US$200,000 in ransom money. He is never seen again
- 24th of November, 1983: The United Kingdom is shocked when 15-year-old Lynda Mann is found raped and strangled in the village of Narborough.
- 24th of November, 1991: Queen frontman Freddie Mercury dies of AIDS.
- 24th of November, 1991: KISS drummer Eric Carr dies from complications of heart cancer.
- 24th of November, 2012: Puerto Rican professional boxer Hector Camacho is shot and killed.
- 24th of November, 2015: Turkey shoots down a Russian military jet at the border between Turkey and Syria.
- 24th of November, 1993: Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) is released in movie theaters.
- 24th of November, 1999: Toy Story 2 (1999) is released.
- 24th of November, 2010: The Disney movie Tangled (2010) is released in cinemas.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of November:
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:
- German: Freitag.
- French: Vendredi.
- Italian: Venerdi.
- Spanish: Viernes.
- Portuguese: Sexta-feira.
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