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 This day in History - November 23
395 Historic Events for November 23
1943

British Forces Broadcasting Service begins operation

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1943

US forces take control of Tarawa, Gilbert Island and Makin from Japs

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1943

Andrew Goodman, civil rights worker, murdered in 1964

Birth
1943

Phils owner William D Cox is permanently banned from baseball for having bet on his own team

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1944

Joe Eszterhas, screenwriter (Basic Instinct, Showgirls)

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1944

US 7th army under Gen Patch conquers Straatsburg

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1944

Jos‚ Torikens, Dutch journalist (Parool, NRC)

Birth
1945

Most US wartime rationing of foods, including meat and butter, ends

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1945

Steve Landesberg, Bronx NY, comedian/actor (Barney Miller)

Birth
1945

Assaf Dayan, Israel, actor (Operation Thunderbolt)

Birth
1946

Hans Hoekman, Dutch radio play actor

Birth
1946

Fawzi Husseini, Arabic High Director for Palestine, murdered

Death
1946

French Navy fire in Haiphong Vietnam, kills 6,000

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1946

Diana Quick, London England, actress (Brideshead, Big Sleep, Odd Job)

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1946

34th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 28-6

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1946

"Gypsy Lady" closes at Century Theater NYC after 79 performances

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1946

Bobby L Rush, (Rep-D-Illinois)

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1947

French govt of Schumann, forms

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1947

Geoffery Michael Roberts, vintner

Birth
1947

Wash Redskin Sammy Baugh passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chi Cards (45-21)

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1948

Uzeir Abdul Huseyn Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 63

Death
1948

Stanner E V Taylor, US director/writer (Lucky Jim, Ramona), dies at 71

Death
1948

Dr Frank G Back (NYC) patents lens to provide zoom effects

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1949

Gayl Jones, US author/poet (Corregidora, Song for Anninho)

Birth
1949

Gustav Radbruch, German Min of Justice, dies

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