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  1. The Bible contains a passage where it says it became dark in daytime during the crucifixion of Jesus. NASA discovered a total eclipse did actually occur in Jerusalem on 24 November 29 CE at around 11AM. This fact got dismissed by the Church because the date is not in accordance with Easter.

  2. A French mathematician named Abraham de Moivre claimed that he noted that he was sleeping an extra 15 minutes each night and calculated the date of his death as the day when the sleep time reached 24 hours, the date was November 27, 1754. On that exact same day, Moivre was found dead in London.

  3. On November 24, Major General Joseph Hooker's troops won the Battle of Lookout Mountain.

  4. National holidays in Mexico include Independence Day (September 16), Día de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Las Posadas (December 16 to December 24), Noche Buena (December 24), Navidad (December 25), Año Nuevo (December 31 to January 1), Twelfth Night of Christmas (January 5), and the Day of the Dead (November 2).

  5. On 24 November 1748, he entered St Peter's College, University of Cambridge, but left three years later.

  6. Within 24 hours of its release on November 10, 2009, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 had sold 4.7 million copies and by March 12, 2010 it had sold more than 14 million copies.

  7. President Porfirio Diaz decreed Quintana Roo as a separate territory on November 24, 1902.

  8. Colonel Kunio Nakagawa was the commander of the Imperial Japanese Army forces on Peleliu during the battle. As with many Japanese commanders during World War II, when it was obvious that they were going to lose the battle, Nakagawa took his own life in a seppuku ritual. He impaled himself with a katana sword on November 24, but fighting continued for three days.

  9. In November 24, 1971 a man identifying himself as Dan Cooper hijacked a Boeing 747 and demanded $200,000 of cash and four parachutes. After the plane took off, he parachuted out of the plane never to be found again. CIA suspended the case in 2016.

  10. On November 24, 1864, on Election Day, eight Confederate spies attempted to burn NYC by starting fires in multiple buildings. The plot failed because of fire either failing to start or quickly detained.

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