1849 – Frances Hodgson Burnett the English-American playwright and author was born on on the 24th November 1849 (died 1924 aged 74). Frances Hodgson Burnett was best known for her children’s stories, Little Lord Fauntleroy (1885), A Little Princess (1905), and The Secret Garden (1911).
1864 – Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec the French painter was born on on the 24th November 1864 (d. 1901).
1888 – Dale Carnegie the American author was born on on the 24th November 1886 (d. 1955).
1912 – Barbara Sheldon the American actress was born on on the 24th November 1912 (d. 2007).
1942 – Billy Connolly the Scottish comedian, actor, and singer was born on on the 24th November 1942.
1946 – Ted Bundy the American serial killer was born on on the 24th November 1946 (d. 1989).
1949 – Shane Bourne the Australian comedian and actor was born on on the 24th November 1949.
1955 – Ian Botham the England cricketer was born on on the 24th November 1955.
1962 – The influential British satirical television programme That Was The Week That Was was 1st broadcast on the 24th November 1962.
1962 – Tracey Wickham the Australian swimmer was born on on the 24th November 1962.
1970 ~ Tilly Devine the English-Australian prominent Sydney crime syndicate gangs member figure died on the 24th November 1970 aged 70 (born 8th September 1900). Tilly was involved in sly-grog, razor gangs and other activities, but most notable as a madam.
1971 – During a severe thunderstorm over Washington state, a hijacker calling himself Dan Cooper (AKA D. B. Cooper) parachuted from a Northwest Orient Airlines plane on the 24th November 1971, with $200,000 in ransom money. He was never found.
1978 – Katherine Heigl the American actress and producer was born on the 24th November 1978.
1994 ~ Reece Mastin the British-Australian singer-songwriter was born in Scunthorpe, England on the 24th November 1994. Reece Mastin is notable for being the winner of the 3rd series of The X Factor (Australia) in 2011. Reece Mastin’s oficial website: www.ReeceMastinOfficial.com | Facebook verified Facebook page: www.facebook.com/ReeceMastinOfficial | Twitter verified account: www.twitter.com/ReeceMastin | instagram: www.instagram.com/ReeceMastinOfficial | Google Plus | YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/ReeceMastinTV