November 24, 1859
The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, a groundbreaking scientific work by British naturalist Charles Darwin, is published in England. Darwin's theory argued that organisms gradually evolve through a process he called "natural selection." In natural selection, organisms with genetic va...
November 24, 1974
On this day in 1974, a discovery was made deep inside the Awash Valley of central Ethiopia, that would throw new light on the long road of human evolution. A team of paleoanthropologists, lead by the American Donald Johanson, unearthed the skeletal remains of a female Australopithecus afarensis, a b...
November 24, 1864
"On this day in 1864, Post-Impressionist French master painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, whose animated renderings pulsated with the decadent scenes and heady emotions of fin de siècle nightlife in Paris, was born.
Born Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa, Lautrec was the firstborn...