November 23 in History
1407November 23, 1407:
Duke of Burgundy, John the Fearless assassinates Duke of Orleans, Louis I during a fight over who gets to control King Charles VI of France.
1644November 23, 1644:
“Areopagitica”, a pamphlet by English poet John Milton speaking against censorship and licensing, is published.
1863November 23, 1863:
The American Civil War’s Battle of Chattanooga starts.
1923November 23, 1923:
The silent religious epic film, “The Ten Commandments” is released.
1936November 23, 1936:
Life magazine is issued for the first time.
1963November 23, 1963:
The British science fiction television series, “Doctor Who” premieres on BBC TV.
1991November 23, 1991:
Singer-songwriter Freddie Mercury of the Queen band fame reveals that he has been battling with AIDS and dies a day later.
1993November 23, 1993:
“Doggystyle”, Snoop Dogg’s debut album, is released.
2011November 23, 2011:
President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen signs an agreement to transfer power to his vice-president in the midst of the Arab Spring.
2019November 23, 2019:
The last Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia, Iman, dies aged 25, resulting in authorities labelling the specie as extinct in the country.