Historical Events In November - 23
Friday, 14 August 2020
1960 Dodgers outfielder Frank Howard is voted NL Rookie of Year on this day in history.
1962 On November - 23 gloria Gordon, actress (My Friend Irma), dies at 81
1963 Horatio Alger Society founded on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history jFK's body, lay in repose in East Room of White House
1964 On November - 23 beatles release "I Feel Fine" &"She's a Woman"
1965 On this day in history franc Debenham, Australian geographer/geologer, dies at 81
1967 Freddie Martin, cricket WI batsman, (9 Tests 486 runs 1 century), dies on this day in history.
1969 The first space-to-ground news conference was telecast this day. Reporters in Houston submitted written questions to a lieutenant at the Houston NASA base, who read them to astronauts aboard Apollo 12 on this day in history.
1970 On November - 23 secretary of Defense Melvin Laird discloses the November 21U.S. raid on the North Vietnamese prison camp at Son Tay. The raid was conducted almost flawlessly, but no prisoners of war were found in the camp. They had been moved earlier to other locations.
1970 Yusuf Bin Ishak, president of Singapore 1965-70, dies at about 60 on this day in history.
1971 On November - 23 china People's Republic seated in UN Security Council
1971 On this day in history lisle Nagel, Australian cricket opening bowler (1932), dies
1972 Marie Wilson, actress (My Friend Irma), dies at 56 on November - 23.
1973 On this day in history claire Dodd, actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy), dies after illness at 64
1974 Cornelius Ryan, war reporter/historian (Bridge too Far), dies at 54 on November - 23.
1976 Andre Malraux, [Berger], author (Conquerors)/min of Culture, dies on this day in history.
1977 European weather satellite Meteosat 1 launched from Cape Canaveral on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history merle Oberon, actress (Assignment Foreign Legion), dies at 68
1980 4,800 die in series of earthquakes that devastated southern Italy on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history herby Wade, cricketer (South African capt 10 Tests 1935-36), dies
1982 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB and mated for STS-6 on this day in history.
1982 On November - 23 "Reverend" Grady Nutt, actor (Hee Haw), dies at 47
1985 58 die as Egyptian commandos storm hijacked Egyptair jet in Malta on November - 23.
1985 On this day in history retired CIA analyst Larry Wu-tai Chin, arrested of spying for China
1987 The Chicago Board of Trade took its own precautionary steps, implementing a daily price ceiling on the Major Market Index future, as well as the Institutional Index future on this day in history.
1988 South Africa Botha reprieves Sharpeville Six on this day in history.
1988 Wayne Gretzky scores his 600th NHL goal on November - 23.
1988 On this day in history south Africa: Botha reprieves Sharpeville Six
1989 Pilots Union give up sympathy strike against Eastern Airlines on this day in history.
1990 Bo Diaz, catcher, crushed to death by a satellite dish at 37 on this day in history.
1991 Evander Hollyfield retains HW boxing title, KOs Bert Cooper in 7 on this day in history.
1991 On November - 23 ken Uehara, actor (Honolulu-Tokyo), dies of heart failure at 82
1992 On November - 23 ray Acuff, country singer (Wahbash Cannonball), dies
1993 Gerarda "Meik" Rueter, sculptor, dies at 89 on November - 23.