This Day in History on 24 November

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 24 November. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

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

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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)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History