November 24

This Day in History

1974

3 Million Year-Old Lucy Discovered

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 … (more...)

1864

Toulouse-Lautrec Born, Paints Paris Nightlife

"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 … (more...)

1859

Origin of Species Published

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 … (more...)