November 23 holidays in 2021
World Hello Day
National Cashew Day
National Eat a Cranberry Day
National Espresso Day
November 23 2020 holidays
November 23 2022 holidays
Historical Events on November 23
The last person to ever be executed in Sweden – Johan Alfred Ander – is put to death on this day.
During the Mexican Revolution, the last of United States’ forces withdraw from Veracruz.
Life Magazine is envisioned as a photographic magazine. It becomes an almost instant success.
The German battleships Gneisenau and Scharnhorst attack and sink the British merchant cruise the HMS Rawalpindi.
Romania officially joins the Axis Powers during World War II.
After heavy initial resistance from Japanese forces, American troops eventually seize the Tarawa and Makin atolls.
Thousands of people in Hai Phong, Vietname are killed when the French navy bombards the city.
The first broadcast of Doctor Who is run on this day. Doctor Who will eventually become the longest running science fiction drama in the history of the world.
In eastern Sri Lanka, a cyclone kills over a thousand people.
Approximately four thousand people are killed and eight thousand people are wounded when a 6.9 Mw earthquake hits southern Italy.
The first smartphone is debuted at COMDEX in Las Vegas, Nevada on this day. It’s called the IBM Simon.
For her sculpture “House”, sculptor Rachel Whiteread wins both the Turner Prize for the best British modern artist, as well as the K Foundation Art Award for the worst artist of the year.
Famous Birthdays on November 23
American general, lawyer and 14
President of the United States, Franklin Pierce is born in
English mathematician and author Isaac Todhunter is born in
Dutch physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, Johannes Diderik van der Waals is born in
American actor Harpo Marx is born in
German chess player Karsten Müller is born in
American actress and comedian Lisa Arch is born in
Finnish hockey player Saku Koivu is born in
American singer-songwriter Alison Mosshart is born in
English model and actress Kelly Brook is born in
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