This was 328th day of the year and 38 days remained in the year.

November 23 Birthdays

Franklin Pierce
1804–1869, 14th President of the United States

John Wallis
mathematician (1616)

William H. Bonney
outlaw A.K.A. Billie The Kid (1859)

Manuel de Falla
composer (1876)

Boris Karloff
actor (1887)

Miley Cyrus
actor, singer (1992)

November 23 in History


The first jukebox was installed at the Palais Royal Saloon in San Francisco.


First issue of Life magazine hit the newsstands. The cover photograph, by Margaret Bourke-White, featured the Fort Peck Dam.


U.S. wartime food rationing, of meat, butter, and other foods, ended.


People's Republic of China was seated at the UN Security Council.


Eduard Shevardnadze resigned as president of Georgia.

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