On This Day 24 November

Important Days

Evolution Day (International observance)

Lachit Divas (Assam)

Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur (India)

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1877 – Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian police officer (d. 1941)

1941 – Pete Best, Indian-English drummer and songwriter


1961 – Arundhati Roy, Indian writer and activist, recipient of Booker Prize

Death/ Death Anniversary

1675 – Guru Tegh Bahadur, Indian guru (b. 1621)

2014 – Murli Deora, Indian politician, Indian Minister of Corporate Affairs (b. 1937)