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 This day in History - November 23
395 Historic Events for November 23
1899

Norman Hunter, writer

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1901

Marieluise FleiƔer, writer

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1902

Walter Reed, US bacteriologist (Yellow Fever), dies

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1903

Enrico Caruso US debut (Metropolitan Opera House, NY) in "Rigoletto"

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1904

3rd Olympic games close in St Louis

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1905

Henry Watson Furness, an Indiana physican, named minister of Haiti

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1906

Mervyn Roberts, composer

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1906

Joseph Smith, leader of the Mormon Church, convicted of polygamy

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1908

Leendert P J Braat, Dutch sculptor/screenwriter

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1909

7.17" (18.2 cm) of rainfall, Rattlesnake Creek, Idaho (state rec)

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1909

Nigel Tranter, author/historian (River Realm, Robert the Bruce)

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1909

Wright Brothers forms million dollar corp to manufacture airplanes

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1910

Hawley H Crippen, doctor/murderer, executed

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1910

Hal Schumacher, baseball player

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1911

Post Hospital at Presidio, SF renamed Letterman General Hospital

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1911

Peter Saunders, English theater producer (Legend of the Werewolf)

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1911

Bernard Tancred, cricketer (87 runs in 1888-89 S Afr v England), dies

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1912

Hamilton Alerts suspended by ORFU for refusing to field a full team in a replay of a protested game

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1912

Det Glynn, teacher/anti-apartheid activist

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1914

[Arthur] Wilson "Bob" Tucker, US, sci-fi author (Time Masters)

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1914

Elbrige Gerry, VP (of Gerrymander fame), dies at 70

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1915

Ellen Drew, [Terry Ray], Kansas City Mo, actress (Isle of Dead)

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1915

John Dehner, [Forkum], Staten Is NY, actor (Big Hawaii, Bare Essence)

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1915

Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro, politician

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1916

Eduard Napravnik, composer, dies at 77

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