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Encyclopaedia Britannica | On This Day
November 24
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec: Divan Japonais

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

French artist

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Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, Australia

FEATURED EVENT

1642

Dutch discovery of Tasmania

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Turkey
2001: The Grand National Assembly of Turkey ratified changes to the country's legal code that made women equal to men before the law and no longer subject to their husbands. [Take our quiz about Turkish and Ottoman history.]
Elizabeth II
1998: Queen Elizabeth II, speaking at the annual ceremonies opening the British Parliament, announced that the right of hereditary peers to vote in the House of Lords would end, though compromise legislation later allowed 92 hereditary peers to remain in the Lords. [Test your knowledge of English royalty.]
D.B. Cooper
1971: A man later known as D.B. Cooper hijacked a plane shortly after departing from Portland, Oregon, and later parachuted out of the aircraft with the ransom money; despite an extensive manhunt, he was never identified or caught. [Test your knowledge of criminality and famous outlaws.]
Black Beauty
1877: Shortly before her death, Anna Sewell published her only novel,Black Beauty, the first major animal story in children's literature. [How much do you know about children's authors?]
Dalton Trumbo; Hollywood Ten
1947: The Hollywood Ten, a group of motion-picture producers, directors, and screenwriters who appeared before the House Un-American Activities Committee in October 1947, were found in contempt of Congress. [Sort fact from fiction in our quiz about film.]

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1784

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1632

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Dutch-Jewish philosopher

1864

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

French artist

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