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24/11/2017Leo Messi receives the fourth Golden Shoe of his career, equaling the record of Cristiano Ronaldo, thanks to his 37 goals last season in the league. The award ceremony took place in the Antiga Fŕbrica Estrella Damm in Barcelona and Messi received the award from his team mate Luis Suárez, the winner of the prize for the previous season.
24/11/2015The Warriors make NBA history becoming the first team ever to begin a season 16-0 after earning a 111-77 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers. The previous best mark of 15-0 was set by the 1948-49 Washington Capitols and 1993-94 Houston Rockets.
24/11/1999Giorgos Tzelilis (69 kg) wins 3 silver medals with a total of 345kgs (Greek record) and Valerios Leonidis (69 kg) 3 bronze with 340kgs at the World Weightlifting Championships held at Peace and Friendship Stadium
24/11/1995Everton striker Duncan Ferguson is released from prison. He was convicted for hitting an opponent
24/11/1991Arsenal create a streak of 17 winning Premier League games equaling their own 43 year-old record
24/11/199037 year-old baseball catcher Bo Diaz is killed at his home in Caracas, Venezuela, when a satellite dish located on his roof fell on him. In his career he played for Boston, Cleveland, Philadelphia and Cincinnati
24/11/1962Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser sets her 8th (out of 9) consecutive world record by swimming the 100m free style race in 59.5
24/11/1960Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game (NBA record). Nevertheless Boston defeat Philadelphia 132-129
24/11/1934Georgios Vichos, shooting champion of Panathinaikos, equals the world record. One year later, he will win his first medal in a World Championship (3rd place in Rome) while he will reach a total of 5 medals in world championships (2 silver and one bronze) until 1947.
24/11/1894The OGC (Olympic Games Committee) is established in Athens, presided by heir Constantine. Its goal is to organise the first modern Olympics. In 2000 its name will change to GOC (Greek Olympic Committee) given the fact that the sole 2004 Olympic Games organiser is ATHENS 2004


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