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 This day in History - November 23
395 Historic Events for November 23
1878

Andre Caplet, composer

Birth
1879

Andr‚ Caplet, French composer/conductor (Conte Fantastic)

Birth
1882

Johan C T Kikkert, Dutch painter/etcher/critic

Birth
1883

Herman Baccaert, Flemish philological/writer (Along the water front)

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1883

Jos‚ Clemente Orozco, Mexico, painter (Epic of Culture in New World)

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1885

Amsterdam police attack meeting of social-democrats united

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1887

Notre Dame loses its 1st football game 8-0 to Michigan

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1887

Opera "Trumpeter of S„ckingen" 1st American production (NYC)

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1887

Boris Karloff, [William H Pratt], Dulwich Engld, actor (Frankenstein)

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1887

Paul Malengreau, composer

Birth
1888

Harpo Marx, [Adolph] NYC, actor/comedian (Marx brothers)

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1888

Nana Bryant, Cincinnati OH, actress (Ladies of the Chorus)

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1889

Debut of 1st jukebox (Palais Royale Saloon, San Francisco)

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1890

Willem III, King of Netherland (1849-1890), dies at 73

Death
1892

P de Coubertin launches plan for Modern Olympic Games

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1892

Battle of Lomani Congo: Belgian unit beats Arabs, 1000-3000 killed

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1893

Jimmy Blanckenberg, cricket pace bowler (took 60 wickets for S Africa)

Birth
1894

Ture Persson, Sweden, sprinter (Olympic-silver-1912)

Birth
1896

Klement Gottwald, premier/president of Czechoslovakia (1946-53)

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1896

Ruth Etting, US dancer/singer/actress (Roman scandals)

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1896

Joris Vriamont, Flemish author/music publisher

Birth
1897

Andrew J Beard invents "jerry coupler," to connect railroad cars

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1897

Pencil sharpener patented by J L Love

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1899

1st jukebox (Palais Royal Hotel, SF)

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1899

Battle at Belmont, Cape colony: general Methuen beats Farmers

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