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 This day in History - November 23
395 Historic Events for November 23
1985

Retired CIA analyst Larry Wu-tai Chin, arrested of spying for China

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1985

58 die as Egyptian commandos storm hijack Egyptair jet in Malta

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1988

France performs nuclear test

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1988

Wayne Gretzky scores his 600th NHL goal

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1988

Yankees sign free agent 2nd-baseman Steve Sax to 3-year contract

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1989

Pilots Union give up sympathy strike against Eastern Airlines

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1989

Xenophobia Zol•tas sworn in as premier of Greece

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1990

Bo Diaz, catcher, crushed to death by a satellite dish at 37

Death
1990

Roald Dahl, Br short story author (Sweet Mystery of Life), dies at 74

Death
1990

Nguyen Van Tam, PM of Vietnam (1952-53), dies

Death
1990

Test Cricket debut of Saeed Anwar (Pak v WI), scores 0 and 0

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1990

Model Cheryl Tiegs marries actor Tony Peck

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1990

Renate Rubinstein, author/columnist (Tamar), dies

Death
1991

Ken Uehara, actor (Honolulu-Tokyo), dies of heart failure at 82

Death
1991

Klaus Kinski, actor (Android, Little Drummer Girl), dies at 65

Death
1991

Evander Holyfield TKOs Bert Cooper in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

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1991

A day before he dies, Freddie Mercury, 45, confirms he has AIDS

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1991

Martin Lopez-Zubero swims world record 200m backstroke (1:56.57)

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1991

Brigham Young Ty Detmer finishes NCAA career with record 4,031 yards passed in a season and 15,031 for career

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1991

Sacramento Kings ends NBA's longest road losing streak at 43 games

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1991

Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Lorrie Nichols

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1992

Ray Acuff, country singer (Wahbash Cannonball), dies

Death
1992

Thelma Orloff, entertainer, dies of kidney failure at 76

Death
1992

Rita Corday, actress (Dick Tracy vs Cueball), dies at 68

Death
1992

"Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" opens at Booth NYC for 232 perfs

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