24th November

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1993 Two ten year old boys found guilty of killing James Bulger Two ten year old boys are found guilty of murdering toddler James Bulger
1991 Freddie Mercury dies Freddie Mercury, lead singer of the rock group Queen, dies at the age of 45, he was HIV positive and died of broncho-pneumonia.
1985 60 dead when hijacked plane stormed Egyptian commandos storm a hijacked Egyptair airliner in Malta. 60 people die, only two of whom were killed by the hijackers.
1974 Six people charged with Birmingham Pub bomb Six people, who later became known as the Birmingham Six, are charged with the pub bombings in Birmingham
1969 Apollo 12 Apollo 12 returns to Earth.
1963 Jack Ruby shoots Lee Harvey Oswald Jack Ruby shoots and mortally wounds Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F Kennedy.
1859 "On the Origin of Species" published Charles Darwin publishes "On the Origin of Species" which explains his theory of evolution.
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On This Day - 24th November